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Non-Accredited Training An Introduction to CAD


The purpose of this program is to introduce you to computer aided design. You may then consider further training in CAD to gain a nationally accredited unit of competency that can be counted in further study in building design. It is also designed for people working in the industry wishing to upgrade their hand drafting documentation skills to CAD.

Qualification: Non-Accredited Training - An Introduction to CAD
Program No: XA-BD01
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm for 4 weeks. You may need additional independent study time or application in the workplace. This training is offered both semesters if there are sufficient student numbers.

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome: This training prepares people for further study in building and architectural drafting.
Application Type: Private

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open entry

Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

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Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

  • Introduction to CAD
    • CIT Code: CADR149C
      Cost: $620.00
      Description: The purpose of this subject is to introduce you to computer aided design (CAD).
      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email