EVL355 - Introduction to Computer-Aided Design

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Subject Title
Introduction to Computer-Aided Design

Subject Description
Computers have moved into all facets of the workplace. The Landscape/Horticulture Industry is adopting computer aided drafting (C.A.D.) to help improve efficiency. Students with capabilities in this area should have an increased advantage when seeking careers in the industry or may wish to apply it to their own personal/business application.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

provide the student with the skills required to run a C.A.D. program and to be able to apply soft and hard landscape features, details etc. to a design.


1. To develop a sound understanding of the C.A.D. program.
2. To apply knowledge of the C.A.D. program to create projects/drawings.
3. To be able to open/save/print/export files
4. To be able to select scale, dimension, label, add landscape elements (figures).
5. To be able to use Dynascape colour.

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