Your Year at Academy IDT

This 2-in-1-year, advanced multi-disciplinary programme prepares you to start your career as a draughtsperson in any drawing office requiring CAD architectural or engineering drawings or 3D models.

You will use integrated leading CAD software programmes during the course of the year. This equips you with versatility for in a fast-moving hi-tech industry



Entrance Requirements

You're probably wondering whether you'll be accepted. Here are acceptable pre-requisites for entrance to our programme.


Senior Certificate

or equivalent, with English and Math Literacy as a minimum. Engineering Graphics or a technical subject is not essential but will benefit you.

Relevant N3

A relevant N3 certificate will also be considered. (Anything related to engineering, design or draughting)

SAQA validated foreign certificate

If you're an international student, please submit your qualification to SAQA for validation. You may go ahead and complete the application form in the mean-time.

Drawing-Office as a Learning Environment

January - April

April - August

August - November

Accreditations & Registrations

DHET Registered Exam Centre (3894087/984)
QCTO Accredited (QCTO876/638)
SAID member
Solidworks Certification Centre
MIASA Academic Member
Autodesk Testing Center
APPETD member
Bentley Academic Centre