Certificate in Engineering Drawing (AutoCAD & SOLIDWORKS)

Department

Engineering

Campus

Colombo / KIC /

Level

Certificate

Method

Full Time

Duration

04 months

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • GCE O/L or A/L
  • No previous computer‐ aided design (CAD) experience is required.

Commencement

  • Kandy Campus – November 2021
  • Kandy KIC – 26th Feb 2022

Course structure and modules

AUTOCAD

Taking the AutoCAD Tour

  • Navigating the Working Environment
  • Working with Files
  • Displaying Objects

Basic Drawing & EditingDrawing Lines

  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Drawing with Snap and Grid
  • Erasing Objects

Drawing with Precision

  • Coordinate Entry
  • Using Object Snaps
  • Using Polar Tracking
  • Using Object Snap Tracking
  • Manipulating Objects
  • Selecting Objects in the Drawing
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects
  • Arraying Objects
  • Rotating Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Scaling Objects

Drawing Organisation and Inquiry Commands

  • Using Layers
  • Using Linetypes
  • Layer States

Object Properties & Measurement

  • Working with Object Properties
  • Quick Select
  • Matching Properties
  • Measuring Objects

Altering Objects

  • Trimming and Extending Objects to Defined Boundaries
  • Creating Parallel and Offset Geometry
  • Joining Objects
  • Applying Fillets
  • Creating a Chamfer
  • Stretching Objects

Creating Additional Drawing Objects

  • Working with Polylines
  • Drawing Splines
  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polygons

Annotating the Drawing

  • Creating Multiline Text
  • Creating Single-Line Text
  • Using Text Styles
  • Editing Text

Dimensioning

  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Multi-leaders

Hatching Objects

  • Hatching Objects
  • Editing Hatch Objects

Working with Reusable Content

  • Using Blocks
  • Working with DesignCenter™
  • Using Tool Palettes

Working with Layouts (Drawing Sheets)

  • Model /Paper Space Principles
  • Setting up Layouts
  • Using Viewports

Plotting Your Drawings

  • Printing Layouts
  • Plotting from Model Space
  • Plotting Lineweights

Creating Drawing Templates

  • Using Drawing Templates

SOLIDWORKS

  • Concepts
  • 3D Design
  • Component-Based
  • Terminology
  • User Interface
  • Windows Functions
  • SOLIDWORKS Document Windows
  • Function Selection and Feedback
  • Design Process
  • Design Intent
  • Design Method
  • Sketches
  • Origin
  • Planes
  • Dimensions
  • Relations
  • Features
  • Assemblies
  • Drawings
  • Model Editing

Programme Fees

  • Course Fee: LKR 35,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 1,000