Draughtsmen are responsible for drawing up set designs. They use their knowledge and skills to translate those ideas into detailed drawings, showing plans, elevations and sections. The types of drawings depend on the environment, i.e. electrical, electronic, mechanical, civil, architectural etc.
Which skills do I need?
Technical drawing skills Ability to visualize perspective and 3 dimensional space Ability to visually interpret engineers/architects designs Competent in AutoCAD and related software packages
Which qualification do I need and where can I obtain it?
Draughting Certificate – Intec College, Inscape Design College
AutoCAD Certificate – TRICAD Technologies, Aisels Systems
For more information see http://www.draughting.co.za/