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Computer Aided Design 2D (AutoCAD) Level 2 Certificate

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Individuals, Companies or organisations should benefit by being able to do more with current resources with trained AutoCad staff. AutoCAD is used in many industries including mechanical and civil engineering, architecture, and facilities planning and management. Many employers are using AutoCAD than any other CAD system and hence there is a need for skilled workers who have expertise in using AutoCAD.


If you like to design engineering drawings, then AutoCAD City & Guilds certification is one career option for you. As AutoCAD is one of the most popular software packages in this field, many job opportunities are available all over the world. Upon completion of this course, the student will learn to use AutoCAD and create accurate 2D drawings, setup drawings that can be reused, develop template files.


The course is delivered through a series of practical workshops.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be computer literate.

Interview Process

No interview required.

Questions & Answers

How is the course assessed?

Candidates are assessed through two practical assignments and an on-line multiple choice test.

Are there any opportunities for progression?

AutoCAD 2D (level 3)

Functional Skills



Before Enrolment

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During Your Study

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Course details

  • Attendance: Part-time (evening)
  • Start Date: October 2018
  • Hours per week: 3 hours per week (25 weeks)
  • Days: Monday
  • Start Time: 6.00 pm
  • End Time: 9.00 pm
  • Duration: 25 weeks
  • Course Fees: £660 Full Cost Recovery Full Cost Recovery Courses do not attract any funding and therefore the full cost of the fees are payable by the student irrespective of their circumstances.
  • Venue: Calderdale College
  • Faculty: HE & Professonal Studies
  • Department Manager: Karen Robson


  • Level: Level 2
  • Qualification Name: 7579-02/Autocad 2D
  • Awarding Body: City and Guilds

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