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Drafting & CAD 20 - 6977

Pre-requisite: Drafting & CAD 10

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

Course Description

Building on the basic skills developed in Drafting & CAD 10, learners will turn their focus to residential home design. They will learn to recognize and understand different types of planning documents such as floor plans, foundation plans, elevations, and 3D drawings. Understanding the types, uses, and typical locations of specific building materials, learners will create architectural drawings for homes of their choosing.

As with all forms of engineering, computer-aided design requires a great degree of precision and accuracy. As learners move through the Drafting & CAD strand of courses, expectations for precise work will intensify along with the complexity of the tasks tackled.

Units of Study:

  • Introduction to Architecture
  • Section Views and Details
  • Floor Plans, Electrical Plans, Elevations
  • Advanced 3D CAD 

Required Resources

  • AutoCAD 2016 or 2017 (free software download suggestions offered in the course)
  • Revit 2016 or 2017 (free software download suggestions offered in the course)

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Architect
  • Architectural Technologist
  • CAD Draftsperson
  • Engineer
  • Construction Estimator
  • Architectural/ Interior Designer 

Instructor: Dan Marsh

Dan Marsh

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Skype: dan.marsh44

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150