Planit


Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology

Forth Valley College

Venues

Falkirk Campus

Content

Year 1:

History of Architecture; Construction Site Surveying; Architectural Professional Practice; Statutory Control of Buildings; Building Technologies; Architectural CAD Tech: Construction Detailing; Architectural CAD Tech: Principles and Practice; Architectural CAD Tech: Residential Design; Architectural: Form Order and Composition; CAD User Systems; HN Graded Unit 1; Building Measurement and Cost Studies.

Year 2:

Building Information Modelling (BIM) Science; Commercial Building Systems; Construction Tech: Substructure; Building Services; Advanced Digital Media; Site Administration; CAD Visualisation; CAD Model Making; Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings; Fire Safety in Buildings; Personal Development Planning; Architectural CAD Tech: Commercial Buildings Systems; Architectural CAD Tech: Structural Design and Detailing; HN Graded Unit 2.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers from English, Maths, Design and Manufacture and Graphic Communication plus English, Maths and a science or technological subject at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6

Progression Routes

Year 2 or 3 of a related degree programme

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Construction

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Engineering

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