Introduction to Computer Aided Drawing

Become familiar with the structure and operation of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Create 2D and 3D models. Study in the evenings, one night per week.

What you will learn

  • Gain basic drawing and editing command skills to draw simple models
  • Learn how to enhance drawings

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • Be able to draw and interpret engineering drawings under supervision and operate and maintain a personal computer system.
  • Or equivalent knowledge and skills.


If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

What it will cost


  • Fee: $595
  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.


This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?


Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.


Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.

Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
Introduction to CAD 2D/3D
Programme code: