E-Learning for D&T teachers

Implementing computer aided design (C.A.D) in primary D&T

This course will help teachers and D&T leaders improve their knowledge of C.A.D. and how it can be successfully applied in the primary D&T curriculum as part of the key stage 2 requirements of the English national curriculum programmes of study. With how-to videos, suggestions for software and resources to use in class, we show the impact C.A.D. can have in your class.

Course objectives:

  • Understand how to introduce C.A.D. in design and technology.
  • Be aware of a variety of software applications for delivering C.A.D.
  • Understand how to ensure progression with C.A.D.
  • Gain personal skills in 2D and 3D applications.
  • Understand how to introduce Computer Aided Manufacture C.A.M. into your curriculum.
  • Understand the wider-reaching impact of C.A.D. (including use in secondary schools and industry).

By participating in this course, you will:

  • Develop your C.A.D. skills and confidence.
  • Get hints and tips on how to successfully implement C.A.D. in key stage 2 to improve student outcomes and practice.
  • Upon completion of the course, delegates receive an electronic certificate and validated digital badge to demonstrate your completion of relevant D&T CPD.

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Design and Technology (D&T) is the inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.

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