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