CAD for Interior Design - Level One

CAD for interior design
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 9 November 2019; 29 February 2020; 5 August 2020
  • Course duration: Three Saturdays or Wednesday to Friday, 10 am - 4 pm

This course provides you with technical skills related to interior design and, most importantly, the application of computer-aided design within the profession.

It’s an ideal opportunity to enhance existing interior design skills, and is perfect if you’re new to CAD and want to add this valuable knowledge to your work and CV.

During the three days, the various practical elements will give you an understanding of the key skills required to bring a project together.

The step-by-step processes will help you make informed design decisions based on the opportunities and constraints of a ‘live’ space.

What will I gain?

By the end of this course, you’ll have the skills and confidence to use design software in a creative way.

You’ll be able to measure a space and create plans, and produce 2D and 3D visuals that will meet the expectations of a customer or client.

“I enjoyed the satisfaction of completing plans in CAD and SketchUp. Michelle is a very good tutor. A great course, I have learnt a lot.” SK

Tutor profile: After graduating from NTU, Michelle Haslam spent the next eight years as an interior designer at a CPMG Architects in Nottingham.

Her current full-time role is head of design at Accelerate Places, where her main responsibility is leading design projects from inception to completion.

Over the past few years’ Michelle has reconnected with NTU, as a part-time tutor on the BA Interior Architecture and Design course.

Indicative maximum class size: 10

Any questions?

Contact the short course team.

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • learn how to survey an existing space: what to measure, what to photograph and how to record information from a site
  • complete a survey
  • be introduced to AutoCAD to draw 2D plans
  • be introduced to SketchUp to create 3D models
  • learn how to convert 2D information into 3D visuals
  • be introduced to Photoshop and learn how to render 3D visuals so that you can present your ideas to a professional standard.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £390.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £390.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418