ECDL® Certification

How to use 2D CAD software in such sectors as architecture, engineering and construction.

iconGain a comprehensive introduction to the core concepts and skills in 2D Computer Aided Design.

iconUse a 2D CAD application to create, amend, import and export drawings, and use layers and levels.

iconManipulate object and element properties, use selection tools, and measure distances, angles, areas.

iconUse blocks and cells, import and edit objects from a cell library, and prepare outputs for printing.

What you will learn

Gain the knowledge and skills to create and modify tables, queries, forms and reports. Learn how to relate tables, and how to retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.


Navigate using tools and views


Use layers and levels


Draw exchange – export drawings in different file types and import other files


Create objects and elements, e.g. lines, rectangles, arc, polygon, hatch, etc.


Use selection tools


Manipulate objects and elements, e.g. copy, move, delete, rotate, scale, mirror, stretch, offset, explode, extend


Use inquiry commands, e.g. to measure distances, angles, areas


Set and modify properties, e.g. to change or match properties / attributes


Set and modify properties, e.g. to change or match properties / attributes


Use blocks and cells


Use OLE, e.g. to embed or link a file or to add a hyperlink as on object


Use and modify plot and print options

Who we work with.
What we offer.

Online programme delivery, learner administration, training content development, online testing and certification, telephone and online support, membership, event and project management, and digital marketing and brand promotion – these are among the services provided by ICS Skills. Here are a few of the clients we serve:

ECDL Ireland Ltd. trading as ICS Skills. Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. 265078. ICS Skills is a Registered Charity in Ireland No. CHY 12259