This module focuses on introducing and developing students’ business computing skills and their understanding of computing in a business environment.
Business computing skills covered in the course relate to spreadsheets, word processing, search techniques and the use of computers as a presentation medium, using the Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
This module will give the learners an understanding of types of businesses, entrepreneurship, organisational procedures and business plans within the South African Computer Aided Draughting sector.
The Module will also cover professional presentation and communication.
The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the Drawing Office in terms of Organograms, job roles, maintaining occupational health, safety and general house-keeping, with the goal of the student being able to demonstrate an understanding of drawing office practice.
The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the everyday computer programmes used by Draftsman to plan and produce two dimensional (2D) Computer Aided Drawings (CAD). This will include products from the Autodesk suite.
The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the basics of technical drawing and draughting techniques and concepts, by making use of either freehand sketches or made with drawing instruments and transferring them to computer aided drawings.
The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the concepts of Project Management, including the support the project environment and activities to deliver project objectives, as well as planning and scheduling workflow.
This module allows learners time in a workspace to conduct research in order to better understand, make and motivate judgements on situations relevant to the Computer Aided Draughting sector.
This module teaches students to read, interpret and produce working architectural drawings.