Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in AutoCad in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in AutoCad(AutoCad)
  • Major Subject: AutoCad
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in AutoCad

  •  The College of Cape Town , Cape Town   
    (a) Autocad introduction 2D


    Modules covered

    (i) Entity creation: (trace, solid, text, etc.) – exercises

    (ii) Creating templates: (A4, A3, A2 with titles) – exercises

    (iii) Layers, colours, linetypes, ltscale – exercises

    (iv) Entity creation: (polygon, ellipse, donut) – exercises

    (v) Edit commands: (erase, copy, rotate, move, mirror) – exercises

    (vi) Drawing exercises using a combination of all the above

    (vii) Dimensioning

    (viii) Plotting

    (ix) Entity creation: (lines, point commands, etc.) – exercises

    (x) Entity creation: (arcs, circles, fillet, trim, etc.) – exercises

    (xi) Drawing tools: (grid, snap, ortho, axis, etc.) – exercises


    Admission requirements

    You will need a drawing background of at least the equivalent of N3, or a draughting background in industry.


    Course duration: 30 hours


    (b) Autocad 3D



    Modules covered

    (i) Display Commands

    (ii) Creating Drawings from 3D Models

    (iii) Using Visual Styles

    (iv) Using Lights

    (v) Using Materials

    (vi) Using the Sun

    (vii) Rendering

    (viii) Navigating the Model

    (ix) Creating and Editing Viewports

    (x) Placing rendered images in a viewport

    (xi) Animations

    (xii) Paper Space and Plotting

    (xiii) Basic 3D Concepts

    (xiv) Creating Surfaces

    (xv) Introduction to 3D Modelling

    (xvi) Creating Solid Primitives

    (xvii) Understanding the UCS and setting up efficiently

    (xviii) Creating Models from 2D Profiles

    (xix) Creating Composite Solids

    (xx) 3D Editing & Manipulation

    (xxi) Sectioning a Solid Model and Generating 2D Geometry


    Course requirements

    You will need a drawing background and at least the Introduction to AutoCAD Course



    Program duration: 30 hours
  •  Northlink College, Cape Town   
    2D Drawings

    (i) Introduction to AutoCAD interface

    (ii) How to access and Use commands

    (iii) Co-ordinates and Basic drafting tools

    (iv) Creating 2D Geometry

    (v) Editing in 2D Geometry

    (vi) Managing object properties

    (vii) CAD Construction Techniques

    (viii) Creating Text and Use of Tables

    (ix) Introduction to Blocks

    (x) Dimensioning and Crosshatching

    (xi) Page Setup and Plotting in both Model and Paper Space



    (b) 3D Drawings

    (i) Creating Solids in 3D

    (ii) Creating an extruded solid

    (iii) Creating a revolved solid

    (iv) Combining solids

    (v) Subtract

    (vi) Union and intersect solids

    (vii) Extruding along a path

    (viii) 3D Arra

    (ix) Extruding faces

    (x) Loft in 3D

    (xi) Fillet and chamfering in 3D



    Entry requirements: Grade 10 with a Technical or Engineering Drawing Background
  •  Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 11 (Std. 9) with Technical Drawing or N2 with Engineering Drawing, or relevant work experience (2 years).

    Modules Overview:
    -Getting Started
    -Basic Drawing Skills
    -Using Drawing Aids
    -Editing Entities
    -Shaping Curves
    -Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance
    -Organising Objects
    -Hatching and Gradients
    -Working with Blocks and Xrefs
    -Creating and Editing Text
    -Dimensioning
    -Keeping In Control with Constraints
    -Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects
    -Printing and Plotting
    -Working with Data
    -Navigating 3D Models
    -Modeling in 3D
    -Presenting and Documenting 3D Design
  •  Rostec FET College, Johannesburg  
    The following learners will qualify for admission to the Senior Certificate(amended):

    Adult learners who are 21 years and older who have a General Education and Training Certificate (GETC), >a Grade 9 school report (or the old standard seven) stating that they have passed Grade 9 or Standard 7 or a recognized equivalent qualification obtained at NQF Level which requires two official languages.


    Fees: R 7,500
  •  INTEC College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 11 (Std. 9) with Technical Drawing N2 or equivalent, or INTEC Introduction to Draughting Certificate, or relevant work experience (2 years).
  •  BHC School of Design, Cape Town   
    Course name:2D Autocad



    Entry requirements: Basic computer literacy


    Days and Times: Saturday 9h00 – 13h00
  •  Port Elizabeth Technical and Vocational Education and Training(TVET) College, Port Elizabeth   
    Fees: R 1 890.00



    Course duration: 10 weeks
  •  School of IT, Cape Town  




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