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National Certificate
Multi-Disciplinary
Draughting

DHET Registered Examination Center

Earn your national certificate. Academy IDT is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as an examination center. DHET3894087/984

QCTO Accredited

Academy IDT is accredited by the South African Quality Council for Trades and Occupations. QCTO876/638.

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SOLIDWORKS CERTIFICATION CENTER/

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BENTLEY ACADEMIC CENTER/

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AUTODESK TESTING CENTER/

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2009-2016 Pass Rate

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2009-2016 Pass Rate by Subject

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Drawing Office
EXPERIENCE While you learn

Real DRAWING-OFFICE EXPERIENCE while you learn

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YOU’RE MORE LIKE AN EMPLOYEE

Our ‘students’ are more like professionals and Academy IDT management relate to them as they would junior employees in a
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YOUR OWN WORKSTATION: 24-7 ACCESS

You have full access to all office facilities that one would expect when working in a drawing office: your own workstation;
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INTERACT WITH REAL CLIENTS

Students may have the opportunity to work on client projects with CAD-Warehouse (our drawing-office) depending on their performance and level of skill.

Employment
Assistance

Over the years we have built up a network of loyal industry partners who prefer to employ IDT graduates. We go out-of-our way to effectively match our graduates with the best opportunity for them

CAD Warehouse (our Drawing-Office and Recruitment arm) offers a professional placement service.

Earn your REPUTATION as a survivor of the
TOUGHEST draughting course in South Africa.

Academy IDT Work-Ethic

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SWEAT THE DEADLINES

This is NOT  a work-at-your-own-pace course! In any design or engineering drawing office, project deadlines are all-important. Draughtspeople usually work
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DRIVEN BY ACCURACY AND SIGN-OFF

A technical drawing is useless until it is perfect.  Academy IDT has a review process similar to what you would
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A FULL WORKING DAY

Academy IDT juniors sign-up for a working day with very little time off and almost no holidays.  It’s a very
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2 YEARS IN 1

WORK HARD - GET EMPLOYED SOONER

No 2nd year required. We achieve this with a strenuous work-load and strict deadlines. Why pay for two or three years of study? Start earning within a year.

ADVANCED

WE DON'T HOLD BACK ON TRAINING

Our mission is to make you as proficient as we can within the year. 1470 hours of draughting to serious deadlines, an average of 1500 projects in 2D and 3D, on multiple software packages.

PRACTICAL LEARNING

SHORT CLASSES - LONG PROJECTS

Most of your time is spent at your workstation draughting, with experts close at hand to offer guidance. Projects are set according to input from our industry partners and closely resemble what would be expected when you are employed.

MARINE DRAUGHTING

ONLY AT ACADEMY IDT

We’re the only draughting academy in South Africa offering Marine Draughting. Under the guidance of our Internationally trained Naval Architect, you will gain naval draughting theory, and use surface modelling to produce drawings for large vessels and yachts.

EMPLOYMENT

RETURNING CLIENTS PREFER IDT GRADUATES

Most of our graduates are successfully employed within a few months of finishing their studies. A small percentage are placed before they finish the full-time programme.

SPECIALISED CAD SKILLS

ADVANCED TRAINING INCLUDED

There are many CAD platforms used in industry across the globe and by using a variety of platforms at an advanced level, we deliver a versatile draughtsperson who can adjust and adapt to any field of draughting in any country. Platforms we use include: Bentley, Autodesk, Dassault and Trimble.

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OPEN DAY 2016
SUCCESS!

Industry Open Day 2016 was a HUGE SUCCESS! Check out the pics and video. Well done to all our students. Employment offers have been received! Keith will be arranging interviews over the next few weeks. Now – breathe for a minute then focus on the up-coming exams.

EMPLOYMENT OFFERS AFTER THIS!

LATEST NEWS OUR BLOG

30 September

A Career in CAD Draughting

What does a draughtsperson do? Computer-aided design (CAD) draughtspeople communicate ideas and designs using drawings that include all the technical engineering specifications which the artisans and tradesmen understand and need in

15 November

CFW Projects employs Pierre – another one placed before the final exams!

We are proud to announce that Pierre was employed at CFW Projects – his contract is signed and he starts work in January. He will have to curb his excitment for a few more weeks in order to focus on his final exams.

15 November

Global Company, Jacobs Matasis, employs two Academy IDT students (Before they’ve graduated!)

Jacobs Matasis employs two Academy IDT students. Jacques and Fikile are excited to start work at this global company.

22 October

Choosing where to study CAD Draughting?

Deciding where to study can be a daunting experience. You think you’d like a career in draughting, but, what qualification will you need? And then, if

Incubating exceptional personnel for design and technology./

From the moment you walk through the doors you will realise that Academy IDT is like no other “college” you’ve ever visited – Academy IDT is a fully functional drawing-office.