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Software Training

African Academy’s Software training is matched with industry preferred software solutions. With the Accredited Autodesk Training Centre status, African Academy is able to offer quality short software courses through applied learning. These courses include:


AutoCAD® 2D

Industry’s preferred software package, AutoCAD® is a great starting point for any industry professional. This course covers the generation of drawings in any engineering drawing field. The course content includes basic drawing, editing, layering and view commands, paper space or model space, scaling, plotting and use of libraries.

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Autodesk Inventor®

Learn how Inventor® helps designers innovate and bring better products to the market faster. This course includes all of the fundamentals of Autodesk Inventor®, from sketching and modeling through to working drawings and creating presentation files.

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Autodesk Revit®

Discover how to work naturally and design with freedom. The unique technology of Building Information Modelling (BIM) designed on parametric technology, allows you-change any part of the building project (plans, schedules, elevations and sections) and is updated instantly. The result? No errors! This course will demonstrate how Revit® works the way you think.

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Micro Station

Introducing the Micro Station Drawing Program, African Academy’s new software course based on Bentley Systems’ preferred CAD software product for 2 and 3-dimensional design and draughting.

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Solid Works Essential Course (International accredited)

Provides more practice involving a broader range of skills appropriate for a person who may be able to produce drawings, designs, estimate the cost for the project, manage as well as be able to supervise the project in the mining, manufacturing and process industries etc.

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* All software training courses are subject to availability.

The African Academy was established in 1994 to address the critical need for well-trained and skilled Draughtspersons, and to contribute towards reducing unemployment in South Africa. The African Academy is recognized as one of Africa’s leading Draughting Education & Training Institutions. The African Academy has proven its worth by achieving an above 80% pass rate and an above 80% placement of graduates in employment. Industry attests to the high calibre of graduate that the African Academy produces.

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