Computer aided design

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About computer aided design

Create new horizons and worldwide opportunities for yourself. From designers to draughters to creators of conceptual designs, having CAD know-how gives you a multitude of career pathways in the environment of your choosing. CAD designers are in high demand globally. Permanent and freelance contracts may be options or specialise in particular tasks related to the electrical or mechanical industries like CAD software and hardware analysis, budget considerations and job/project analysis and planning. CAD is also extensively used in many applications, including automotive, shipbuilding, and aerospace industries, industrial and architectural design, prosthetics, computer animation, and many more.

Studying computer aided design

At Ara, we teach a wide range of technical computing and manual skills in drafting and the use of CAD applications in the engineering design process. Our experience tutors work with you to progressively develop your skills so that you are equipped with a high level of knowledge and expertise.

Programmes

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Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Design

Programme code:
CH4038
Level:
7
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Further develop your knowledge and gain specialist skills relating to the management, integration and utilisation of Computer Aided Design (CAD) in an organisation's technical design process.

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Diploma in Computer Aided Design

Programme code:
CH3856
Level:
6
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Further develop your CAD expertise with this diploma, you will learn how to install, operate and manage CAD software applications and systems.

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