Computer Aided Draughting and Design

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Hamilton Campus


This course aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop high level practical CAD skills and industrial knowledge matching the needs of the industry. The course focuses on the use of Computer Aided Design for the production of 2D drawings and 3D digital models, covering a range of industries/disciplines including engineering, product design and construction. You will also gain experience of the design processes and procedures associated with CAD within the engineering and construction industries.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, or relevant subjects at National 5, or NQ Computer Aided Design and Technology; or other relevant NC or NQ. You will also be required to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

HND Computer Aided Draughting and Design

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