Free 2D AutoCAD hybrid learning course at the GRETB training center

The GRETB training center is offering a free AutoCAD 2D course from May 10. AutoCAD is a design tool used by architects, civil engineers, product designers, and many other engineering professionals in a wide variety of industries.

Learn how to use AutoCAD to create 2D drawings in this 13-week course. You will need to devote approximately 30 hours per week to the course.

The course will allow you to install a free educational version of AutoCAD on your own laptop or PC.

During the course, you will take self-paced, step-by-step tutorials tailored to follow the City & Guilds 7689-05 Award Program in 2D CAD Computer Aided Design. You will have access to an online Moodle course with many resources including video lessons.

You will study, practice and learn at home and attend a weekly workshop in the training center.

The prerequisites for this course are:

· Standard school leaving certificate with successful completion in technical drawing / design and graphic communication and mathematics, or having reached an equivalent level of relevant industrial experience or training.

Competence in performing conventional drafting / technical drawing tasks.

· Good spatial aptitude and form perception.

Can create technical / construction / mechanical drawings.

Can read a drawing.

Includes front elevations, plan views, sections and end views, etc.

Can establish / calculate required dimensions from a drawing.

Good computer, digital and literacy skills with a good level of written and spoken English.

· A suitable PC or laptop.

· Appropriate broadband connection for downloading AutoCAD and viewing video lessons online.

To apply or inquire about this course, visit the website or contact the GRETB Training Center on 091 706200. You can also apply through your nearest DEASP / Intreo office.

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