Ashford College - 2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award Level 3
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Qualification: 2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award Level 3
Start date: 04/09/2023
End date: 10/07/2024
Times: Evening class
Weekly hours: 2.5 hours
Location: Ashford College
Fee: £759*
Duration: 1 Year

2D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Award Level 3

This programme is designed for those with previous experience of 2D Computer Aided Design who wish to gain more advanced understanding. It would be advantageous for prospective students to have experience of technical drawing in their vocational area.


What do I need to start the course?

Preferably, students will have good practical experience and competence equal to that achieved through 2D CAD level 2.


What are the benefits?

  • Provide students with skills and knowledge necessary to become more fully competent users of AutoCAD software able to produce a wide range of 2D drawings;
  • Provide a nationally recognised qualification;
  • Provide professional development opportunities;
  • Capacity to download AutoDesk student version products for free.


What courses can I progress onto?

  • Level 3 City and Guilds 3D course.
  • Advance professional courses tailored to individual needs.


Fees and costs:

*This course may be free to those who are 19-23 and are unemployed or on a low income.

19 - 23: You are eligible if you are unemployed, receiving benefits or on a low wage. This course can also be fully funded if you already have a full Level 2. 

To discuss eligibility for this, please call 01233 743100 or email us at

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Elwick Road
TN23 1NN

01233 743100