About the course
This course gives students a good basic understanding of mechanical design using Computer Aided Design Software (SolidWorks 3D CAD). Model components, create assemblies, and make them using 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC machines.
Entry requirements: NSC Grade 12 with Maths / Maths Literacy & Science
- Metrology & dimensioning
- Engineering Materials
- SolidWorks Essentials
- SolidWorks Drawing
- SolidWorks Assembly Modelling
- Practical workshop equipment & practice
- Adhere to safe practices and standards
Tutorial Project: – reverse engineer and draw a small compressor with electric motor in SolidWorks.
Design Project: – design, build and present a model related to the course material.
Times: Monday – Friday 09h00 – 16h00