• LevelLevel 2
  • Age group19+
  • Duration30 weeks
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


You do not need to have completed the level 1 parametric modelling course prior to this one.

This course covers the principles and practice of 2D Computer Aided Design. You will learn how to use basic drawing commands to produce a drawing border with text. This includes the setting of layers and text styles. You will then learn how to produce various engineering drawings including dimensions.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Using AutoCAD in a 2D environment
  • Use Basic File Management and Maintain Health & Safety Requirements
  • Use and Identify Key Components of the Software
  • Use a Range of Viewing Commands and Set Up Drawing Space
  • Use Drawing Commands to Produce Shapes
  • Use the CAD Software’s Co-ordinate System to Aid Accurate Drawing
  • Use Hatch, Text and Simple Dimensioning Routines

Thursday, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Entry requirements

You must have a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills.

You must be computer literate and have some understanding of basic engineering drawings.

2 practical assignments and a short answer written test.

You can progress onto the award in Auto CAD (2D CAD) - City & Guilds Level 3.


Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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