Computer-aided design & drafting program skills

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to use the commercial software application AutoCAD. It focuses on the technical skills required to operate a range of computer-aided drawing and drafting (CADD) program functions to produce drawings to a professional standard.



What you will learn
  • To prepare for computer-aided drawing work
  • To gather object parameters and/or measurements
  • To prepare plots or drawings
  • To finalise and complete simple drawings
Who is this course for?

This course is for students looking for an introductory course in the program AutoCAD.

Want to train your team? If you have employees you want to enrol in this course get in contact with us to discuss your options.

Study modules
  • Topic 1: Intro to AutoCAD
  • Topic 2: Drawing Simple Objects
  • Topic 3: Modifying Objects
  • Topic 4: Learning Layers
  • Topic 5: Model + Paper Space
  • Topic 6: Text + Dimensioning
  • Topic 7: Blocks + Annotation Symbols
  • Topic 8: Layout + Page Setup
Course educators

During your course, you will be guided by an experienced online education professional who will be available to assist you with all aspects of your study.

Cherie KarlssonCherie Karlsson – Specialist in colour design. Cherie brings 10+ years education expertise and is a certified educator in her field. She has run multiple design-related businesses including her own Colour, Design & Interiors business.



Online education experience

These courses are designed to let you build your study around your busy life. We have developed an engaging educational experience which can be accessed from any device at any time.

  • Study anytime on any device with Canvas (our cloud-based Learning platform)
  • 24 hour response time to your queries 5 days per week
  • Study groups
  • Interactive webinars
  • Rich interactive content experience
  • Free access to the full Lynda video library


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Start date: Weekly intakes.

Study type: Online with appointed educator.

Duration: 10 weeks’ access to your course through our online learning platforms.
The recommended course duration is 60 to 80 hours of study.

Prerequisite: To effectively participate in this course, it is advisable that you have some experience in hand drafting.

Technology Requirements: Internet access / Computer.

Units of competency in this course: CUVACD302A

Online Course Delivery: This course is delivered by the International School of Colour and Design on behalf of Academy Information Technology (RTO: 90511).

Your personal educator: Upon enrolment, you’ll be allocated an experienced educator from International School of Colour and Design who will mentor and support you throughout the course.

Certification: This course incorporates the delivery of a nationally recognised unit of competency which is accredited through the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Provided that an eligible student has supplied the required enrolment information and has been assessed as competent, a Statement of Attainment for the appropriate unit of competency will be issued.