Unit Code: CQ81CY001
Credit Value: 6
Unit ID: BMI520
Sector: 6.2 ICT for Users Last registration date: 31/07/2014
Purpose and Aim:
The learner will:
The learner can:
Who will assess?
Evidence which will be available for verification
Understand the purpose of computer aided design.
Describe the reasons for using CAD.
Show how CAD is important to industry, with examples.
Be aware of the basic systems and peripherals that constitute a CAD system.
Identify components that make up a CAD system.
Describe why these peripherals are important.
Select appropriate CAD software and start up procedures with tutor support.
Choose from a choice of CAD software and start up.
Make notes on the correct response to screen prompts.
Use differing types of entry to generate drawings.
Construct lines and arcs.
Generate geometric shapes and line drawings.
Copy, off-set and modify drawings.
Understand the use of a variety of input and output devices.
Describe various types of input devices.
Load drawings from various backing devices.
Save drawings and text to a directory or disk.
Make various adjustments to a printer when obtaining a hard copy.
Close down the CAD system correctly.
Use a full range of drawing and editing commands, to manipulate, transform and copy shapes.
Use features such as zoom, pan, grid and snap.
Use a range of text styles, fonts and sizes
Use array commands to repeat shapes.
Use dimension commands.
Use different line types.
Use poly line command.
Work at all times with due care and attention to health, safety and security.
List the factors involved in Health and Safety in Information Technology work.
Describe the laws that govern use of data computer use.
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