Computer Aided Draughting and Design

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This course focuses on the development of advanced knowledge and skills in a range of software including Autodesk Inventor, 3DS Max, Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft packages. Our staff within the department are experts in the use of CAD, design, manufacturing and construction. Throughout your HND you will work with and learn the latest industry practices, preparing you to advance your studies or go out to industry.

Specialise in the use of various CAD packages, the knowledge and skills you will develop will focus on:

Autodesk Inventor; Fusion; Revit; AutoCAD; Engineering Draughting Principles; Architectural; Draughting Principles; Construction detailing; Product Design Process; 3D modelling; 3D Printing and Scanning.

Entry Requirements

HNC Computer Aided Draughting and Design

Progression Routes

Progression to 3rd Year of the BSc (Hons) Computer Aided Design or BSc (Hons) Engineering Management

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


CAD (Computer Aided Design)

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy