Computer Aided Design

L2 Level 2
Part Time
6 September 2021 — 13 May 2022
Barry Campus

About this course

The course is designed for students who have a basic understanding of the CAD system and would like to both enhance their skills and gain a recognised qualification.

What you will study

During the course you will cover the following units:

  • Recognise and use CAD task bars to complete computer aided drawings
  • Initialise a CAD system
  • Produce Drawings on a CAD system
  • Store and Retrieve Drawings on a CAD system

Teaching and assessment

Practical Assignment Work and Online Exams.

Course fee per year

Course Fee: £100.00

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to have a genuine interest in producing computer aided drawings, a basic knowledge of CAD systems and interest in engineering/construction drawings based around design.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

6 September 2021

End date

13 May 2022

Time of day

Night Time

Part Time

3 hours per week


Barry Campus
Maps & directions

Course code



CG L2 Award in 2D Computer Aided Design


What our students say

I had previously studied mechanical and electrical engineering and, after a bit of time off in-between, the position of process operator felt like a good choice for me. I have found the tutors are really good. The facilities are also really good here and I think the College has everything you would need.

Jay Johnstone
Former Level 2 Process Operating Apprentice. Current Level 3 Process Operating Apprentice

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Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

CF62 8YJ