Certificate in Introduction to CAD & 3D Modelling

  • Certificate in Introduction to CAD & 3D Modelling
  • 6
  • 10 credits
  • 12 weeks
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This programme is ideal for those looking to work or are just starting out in the field of manufacturing or engineering design and need to gain skills in CAD and Solidworks. Students will be provided with the skills to produce high quality hand-drafted working drawings and a basic knowledge of computer aided design.

On completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Produce a portfolio of assembly drawings to ISO standards in First and third angle projection using a drawing board;
  • Produce a portfolio of Pictorial drawings of engineering components using a drawing board;
  • Produce, edit and print a variety of engineering drawings using a CAD system;
  • Identify and draw standard circuit diagrams for listed mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic components;
  • Interpret, from workings drawings, ISO tolerances and Machining & Finishing symbols; identify and draw various types of Cam.


Entry Requirements

Applicants will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the University policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). SETU Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


This programme is funded under the July Stimulus plan plan

Contact us

Email: info.cw@setu.ie