African Academy Offers You the Ultimate Online Draughting Course

Our Multi-Disciplinary Drawing Office Practice (MDDOP) course is built around you and your distance learning needs. Developed by experts in the field, it equips you with all the skills and information you need to succeed in a draughting career. With friendly and supportive lecturers, you’ll never feel like you’re on your own. African Academy knows that your success is our success, which is why we go over and above to help you learn effortlessly online. If you have a passion for the drawing and design field, aren’t sure what to specialise in, and would like to build a broad knowledge base in this field, then this online draughting course is for you!

What You Can Expect from Multi-Disciplinary Drawing Office Practice N4/5

This one-year course covers different disciplines of Engineering such as Building, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical and Structural Steel Detailing. The majority of these disciplines are typically carried out on computer, with Draughting software (AutoCAD 2D Software). Our classes are conducted via live streaming with experienced lecturers who you can easily contact for assistance with your questions.


Programme Content

Take control of your future! Study anywhere, anytime for our accredited, cost-effective MDDOP qualification. Our course content covers the following.

Who Can Study MDDOP at the African Academy?

South Africans and Africans alike can enrol in our online draughting course. However, aspiring students must first see if they meet admission requirements.

Competitive Pricing for the African Continent

Our pricing is in line with industry standards but remains an affordable option for the penny-wise student. Keep in mind that commute costs are not needed with e-learning, saving you hugely!

A full sum of R30 000 is required to complete this course, excluding software, books, and kits.

R4 000 deposit is required to register for the course, and the balance can be paid in 10 equal instalments.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
– Benjamin Franklin

Your qualification

Students who pass this course will receive a National Certificate from the Department of Higher Education.

Why Study Draughting Online at the African Academy?

  • Our online MDDOP course is of the highest academic standard and is an affordable choice.
  • Attend online lectures via live streaming sessions and screen sharing.
  • Our specially designed online learning platform makes e-learning easier.
  • Our skills-based learning offers the competitive edge in future careers.
  • As an established higher education facility, African Academy is well equipped to fully support e-learning students.
  • Our approach to e-learning is student-centric.
  • We don’t just aim for the status quo, but we aspire to challenge and advance the online education industry.
  • We are committed to online learning excellence.
  • We fully support and engage with our e-learning students.
  • We’re always innovating and improving our online draughting course experience and online course design.

Still deciding if e-learning is for you? Read our blog on the benefits of online learning.


“The biggest challenge for learners is to figure out what skills are emerging and what they can do to compete best in the global market. We’re in a world that’s changing so quickly that skills that were valued years back are no longer relevant. This confuses people as they don’t know what they should be learning.” At this moment in time, online learning with AA is a huge catalyser for these people and companies in helping them adopt to this rapid change in the world.

E-Learning Success stories:

See what African Academy MDDOP graduates have to say about this online draughting course.