Oct 21, 2018 / by admin / In Courses, January-April / 1 Comment

General Draughting

What you will learn

This module gives you foundational skills for engineering-graphics using CAD. We cover some basics including Geometric Construction, Drawing to Scale, Orthographic Projection and Loci.

Fundamental Level

  • Drawing Equipment and its Use
  • Line work
  • Letters and Figures
  • Geometric Construction
  • Scales and Drawing to Scale
  • First Angle Orthographic Projection
  • Third Angle Orthographic Projection
  • Prisms and Pyramids; Developments
  • Interpenetration of Curves
  • Loci

CAD Skills

The exam for this subject is done on CAD. You will learn basic 2D and 3D CAD skills.  Your lecturer will expect you to complete projects on any of the following software packages:

  • AutoCAD
  • Microstation
  • Solidworks

Examples of Student Work

Project assignments include CAD work that gives you the opportunity to practice all the learning-outcomes listed above.


  • Bongumusa Mpulo January 15, 2019 at 12:58pm Reply

    Good day.

    I would like to know if you have a campus in Durban? If you do have, does it offer the programme on a part time basis?

    Thank you.

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