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CAD and Advanced Manufacturing Processes




Level 5


1 Year

Mode of Delivery



About the Course

This conversion program prepares for roles in the manufacturing industry locally and regionally. It enables to gain insight into theoretical and practical skills and knowledge related to computer aided design and advanced manufacturing processes and its applications for the local market. It also provides an overall understanding of the manufacturing market locally and regionally using latest techniques. This programme also develops basic technical research skills to produce a lifelong learner that can add value in the manufacturing sector by employment or further studies. This programme also familiarizes its audience with real world practical and theoretical problems related to design and manufacturing where innovative solutions and skills will be taught and gained. The delivery language of the programme is English.

Target Group

This program is intended for graduates that they wish to change career or develop their skills further.

Benefits of Attending

Upon completion of this program, the participants will be able to work as an engineering designer, expert in advanced manufacturing processes in different business domains.

Program Contents

The program consists of:

  • Computer Aided Design of Engineering Applications
  • Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Project Management and Reliability Engineering
  • Engineering Research Methods

Learning and Teaching Strategies

The programme is delivered using a PBL philosophy through a mixture of classroom teaching, tutorials, online (web-based), laboratory work, workshops, and supervised projects. Assessment of courses is both formative and summative, with a focus on project work. The teaching and learning methods appropriate to this programme include a wide range of different strategies to meet the needs of students and depend on the class numbers and tasks involved.  These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Instructive lectures
  • Facilitated Discussions
  • Group discussions
  • Demonstrations in the classroom, laboratory, or workshop
  • Tutor-directed assignments
  • Tasks performed in the classroom, laboratory, or workshop
  • Online exercises, tutorials, and discussion



  • Projects
  • Case Studies
  • Videos
  • Tutorials
  • Visiting speakers


The teaching methods include the provision of learning experiences and opportunities that enhance the transfer of information to aid understanding, and then enable practice to take place through related tasks and the provision of opportunities to apply skills and knowledge.


  • Grading system: Achievement based
  • Completion requirements: more than 60% in every course of the program.
  • Attendance: 20% of the total contact hours absence is allowed.

Training Duration

The program is of 240 hours that extends over 4 months/ 15 weeks (full time) and 8 months/30 weeks (part time).

Entry Requirements:

Graduates with diverse backgrounds within the engineering and applied sciences field with an interest in design and manufacturing. Very good command in English language is required.

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