College of Contract Management United Kingdom
College of Contract Management
United Kingdom

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Professional Diploma in CAD

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Professional Diploma in CAD (Computer-Aided Design) | CAD Courses

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Total Course Fee £1,728
Live Online 6-9 Month Course
Learn Online CAD Courses in Your Free Time

Subscription Fee:  Pay Monthly: an upfront fee of £297 and a monthly direct debit of £297 for 6 consecutive months (Month 1 – Month 6, inclusive).CAD courses


Online CAD courses such as this Professional Diploma are highly beneficial for those who work within the construction industry. It can help give professionals a competitive edge over other businesses.

Computer-Aided Design refers to a number of different software’s which are used to create drawings (designs). Additionally, a number of different industries use this software as it can be used to create 2D and 3D illustrations. For architects, the introduction of CAD meant that their drawings of structures could be created accurately. Moreover, the ability of the computer to calculate measurements allows for ease of use and highly productive work. Furthermore, using CAD is more likely to achieve success, due to the accuracy of the software. With traditional means of design, there can be some errors and inconsistencies.

CAD courses, however, are not only useful for those such as architects but many of those who work within design and the construction industry need to understand how to navigate the software. Furthermore, individuals such as Planning Engineers benefit from CAD courses.

This course could allow you to progress into professional positions such as a CAD technician. They are also known as a draughtsperson. They use CAD software to plan and design for a variety of industries including engineering, construction and manufacturing. Therefore, your options are not limited after taking this course. For example, you could use it to add to your professional abilities to build up your career or you could choose to focus your career solely on CAD.

CAD Courses Key Benefits

CAD Courses Key Benefits

There are a number of different benefits to this CAD course. Here is a list of just a few:

  • Advance your ability to plan and design
  • Understand how to create 3D and 2D drawings
  • Learn online with a flexible schedule
  • Learn how to calculate dimensions with CAD
  • Plan how to make your construction project as optimal as possible
  • Experiment with many different options using CAD
  • CAD courses can give you the competitive edge
  • Gain a reputable professional diploma
  • Increase your employability within the construction industry

Course Content

Course Content

  • TBC

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • For those who have some previous experience in the construction or designing industry, this CAD course is for you. However, this course is open to all applicants. Despite this, if you are inexperienced then please contact us so that we can assess your CV and determine if the course would fit you.

CAD Course Delivery

CAD Course Delivery

What is the Course Delivery Process?

Live lectures deliver this CAD course. Additionally, our online platform known as Moodle will allow you to access learning materials and recorded lectures.

Our lecturers will offer you comprehensive teaching to a professional standard. Additionally, they have many years of experience in the industry and are highly experienced in all aspects of CAD. Moreover, you will be able to discuss with your lecturer any concerns and questions you may have. In addition to your lecturer, you will be able to network with other students taking the course. You may meet students from all across the world.

We try and find the most convenient times to hold the lectures. Therefore, they are usually on weekends or evenings so that most students have reasonable access. This will allow you to learn alongside full time working.

How Long is the Course?

This CAD course has an expected duration of around 6-9 months. However, the length of time it takes will depend on your work ethic and dedication. You will be expected to carry out independent work. This work will be done outside of lecture times. Indeed, this ensures that you reinforce your learning and use a variety of learning techniques.

Many students can complete this course quicker than other diplomas they have taken which makes it the perfect choice for those who have other commitments.

What is the Assessment Process?

At the end of the course, you will have to complete an assignment. You will be able to complete this from home in your own time. Therefore, you will not have to travel anywhere to complete any exams. Evidently, the majority of students who take this online course prefer their assignment process to traditional exams. This is because they have more flexibility and have the chance to show their skills with reduced pressure.



  • The full course fee for the CAD course is £1,728
  • For those who seek a more affordable way to pay for their learning, we do offer our monthly payment plan.
  • Pay Monthly: an upfront fee of £297 and a monthly direct debit of £297 for 6 consecutive months (Month 1 – Month 6, inclusive).

Head of Admissions

Rebecca Eyres
T: +44 (0) 1420 481681 Ext 200

Mohammed Magdy Mohammed Lotfy
Senior Planning Engineer / Mott MacDonald

It was a wonderful and enjoyable study experience

It was a wonderful and enjoyable study experience that lasted for one year with the College of Contract Management. I hope to benefit from other courses in the near future due to the great benefit provided by the college as well as the flexibility provided by the method of study that suits most professionals.

Hady Berjaoui
Planning Engineer / Consolidated Contractors Company

Excellent course full of real life scenarios from experienced lecturers

Excellent course full of real life scenarios from experienced lecturers. The course covers the basics of planning all the way to conducting and writing delay analysis reports. Highly recommended for those wishing to continue their careers as delays analysts.

Andries Pelser
Gauteng, South Africa
Schedule Analyst

Will definitely recommend the college and its courses to my friends and peers

Positive feedback only, all materials were clear, the lecturers are all very experienced and skilled. All administrative issues were immediately dealt with and had an overall pleasant experience, thank you! I am generally very happy with the course content, the lecturers and the administration. I look forward to taking future courses with CCM and will definitely recommend the college and its courses to my friends and peers.

Firoz Ahmad Khan
Saudi Arabia
Quantity Surveyor

Thank you for giving me the zest to learn new things

I got the chartered membership (MCIOB), and I would like to thank you for your support. To get the chartered membership was challenging for me, but the CCM team were always there supporting me and ready to help. Assessor feedback was excellent. I have not only gained the Chartered membership but also a confidence to appear for better job opportunities. Thank you for giving me the zest to learn new things. I look forward to taking further guidance for another professional membership.

Mark Nelson
Senior Quantity Surveyor

I will be forever appreciative

After careful consideration on whether to undertake the CIOB professional review direct with the CIOB or go through the College of Contract Management UK I choose the excellent service provided by CCM. My decision was based upon the impressive fact that the CCM has a 100% pass rate in the professional review coaching service. My result supports this fact as I passed on my first attempt. CCM helped me achieve my professional goal for 2020 and for that I will be forever appreciative.

Shahab Ahmad
Project Control & Planning Manager

The support and collaborative approach by CCM has made it possible for me

Very often, we take steps towards our desired goal but sometimes we might fail and sometimes we see the bright light of success with the guidance from the right people. The support and collaborative approach by CCM has made it possible for me. The succinct details for the professional review were clearly defined by the institute and I feel it was a value for money. My application has succeeded and finally, I am felicitated with MCIOB. Many thanks to the instructor and Rebecca for being part of my success story.

Fawad Ahmed MCIOB
Saudi Arabia
Planning Manager

Very impressive, helpful and highly recommended

College of Contracts management very well organized as an institution, and the courses are well focused. I have been very happy with the service your College offers. In particular, CIOB Professional Review Coaching has been a truly invaluable learning experience for me. I want you to know that I have learnt so much from all your constructive input and guidance throughout sessions. Very impressive, helpful and highly recommended

Muneez Mahmood MCIOB
Technical Manager / AE7-Dubai

I would strongly recommend their services for CIOB PR coaching

College of contract management is a very professional college; I would strongly recommend their services for CIOB-PR coaching. I selected online services during COVID. Their techniques/ slides quality/ webinars assisted me very well to understand competency requirements of CIOB. They were very proactive in their communications and approachable that bonded and helped gain confidence to successfully achieve my MCIOB in the very first attempt. A very big thanks to college and all associated in supporting me achieve prestigious chartered membership.

Wael Samain
Construction Program Director

I thoroughly enjoyed the course

I thoroughly enjoyed the course material as it is comprehensive and covers in-depth FIDIC contracts conditions in the  Yellow, Silver and Red book latest editions 2017.  It is highly recommended that Project Managers, Quantity surveyors as well as Commercial and Contract Managers attend this course to keep abreast of FIDIC contracts development in the industry. The course is presented by an experienced Legal and Claims Consultant to the construction industry.

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Daniel Polgar
Senior Quantity Surveyor / Linesight

I would strongly recommend

I would strongly recommend using the services of the College of Contract Management to gain MCIOB status. I found the online seminars very informative and the professionalism of all to be excellent throughout, always responding quickly to any questions that I may have. The review of my submission enabled me to pass at the first instance and also ensured I achieved the certification in a quick timeframe. I am pleased to have achieved the chartership and would use the colleges services again for future courses.

Asif Kader
Quantity Surveyor / MPH Technical Services WLL

Thank you CCM!!

I am a very honoured to get my application for MCIOB approved in a very short time and in a single submission. To prepare a Professional Review report meeting the CIOB requirements is a real challenge and with the guidance from CCM lecturers and their internal review process it was done with accuracy. I endorse the CCM's claim of 100% success rate in MCIOB submissions considering the quality of services provided to me and my friends. Thank you CCM!!

Dina Mohamed

I am now a chartered surveyor

I would like to share with you the very happy news that I successfully passed my APC and I am now a chartered surveyor. I wouldn’t have done this achievement without the great APC couching from CCM which helped me a lot and was the reason behind my success. I will definitely recommend your program to all my friends and colleagues. Thank you very much again and I wish all the success to all the other candidates.

Nancy Khalifa
Project Quantity Surveyor / Engineering Consultants Group

Thank you for the amazing support

I declare my greatest appreciation to the College of Contract Management as their staff has given me valuable guidance, good practice and advice during the preparation of my Professional report. It was my pleasure to enrol in the coaching service which has helped to achieve my goal to become a Chartered Member in CIOB. Once again thank you for the amazing support.

Patrick Murphy
Area Building Manager / Mitchells & Butlers Plc

I would have no hesitation in recommending CCM

After reviewing many course providers, I chose the College of Contract Management for the MCIOB course. Their communication, delivery of webinars and most importantly the support they provide, both for the exam and subsequent Professional Review service, was fantastic. Even during the Covid--19 lockdown, their ongoing support level never dropped. I would have no hesitation in recommending CCM to anyone wishing to further their qualifications and career’s.

Omar Awata
Senior Construction Manager / Urbacon Contracting & Trading

I highly recommend the college

To become a CIOB member you will have demonstrated that you have built professional competence upon a foundation of academic expertise and will give you greater encouragement to acquire more knowledge and enable you to better prove your skills. The college of contract management provided me professional advice to complete my competition report with professional review. I highly recommend the college

Mario O. Tolentino
Quantity Surveyor / HBK Contracting

Claims Preparation and Dispute Management Training Programme

The 4-day training had been very impressive and effective that made me grow personally and professionally, with the presenter being consistent in imparting the information in a manner that all participants are learning and actively participating in all the tasks during the course of the training and I can proudly say that it had exceeded my expectation. Many thanks to our course presenter for being very approachable and kind.

Biju Jacob MCIOB
Sr. Project Control Specialist / Qatar Kentz W.L.L

It is with great pleasure

I announce my greatest appreciation to the College of Contract Management, during the preparation of  Professional  Report, CCM teacher and staff gave me the valuable guidance and advice which helped to achieve my determined goal for the year. One of my ambitions to become Chartered Member in CIOB, the milestone achieved.  Once again thank you for amazing help!

Michael J Cullen
United Kingdom
Technical Manager / KEEBS / WK Plasterers Ltd

I would highly recommend the college

I was very apprehensive prior to starting the course, not knowing what to expect, but from the first online lecture I was made to feel part of the class. The structure of the lectures are easy to follow and enable full interaction. The lecturers are all very helpful, providing guidance and direction where needed along with very descriptive explanations of all aspects being studied. Discussions throughout each lecture helped me to understand and retain what was being taught. A very big thank you to the College and all involved who helped me achieve a Distinction in the Chartered Membership Programme.

Kingsley Okoro MCIOB
Quantity Surveyor / Galfar Al Misnad Engineering & Contracting W.L.

CIOB Chartered Membership

Producing a good professional review report that meets the requirements and standard for chartered membership of CIOB can be quite challenging. However, with the professional advice of College of Contract Management, I was able to write a good professional review report that earned me my MCIOB in a single submission. I strongly recommend the College to whoever that is seeking to achieve chartered membership.

Michael Whittington MCIOB
United Kingdom
Building Surveyor / Peabody Trust

Support from the college was first class

Thanks for providing an excellent service, the support from the College of Contract Management was first class.  I also found the online webinars very informative and useful. I have already recommended the College of Contract Management to my fellow work colleagues, who are now looking at becoming MCIOB !!!.

Sajid Husain
Senior Quantity Surveyor / AKTOR

I would recommend the college and the CMP course

Before joining the lectures I had my unknown fears that how would I understand the subject and study materials because of online lectures. But really I appreciate the lecturers who made lectures so descriptive, explanatory and to easily understand. During the lecture I like one thing most that after explaining each topic they put a question for us to know our concentration and understanding towards the lecture. I would recommend the college and the Chartered Membership Programme.