Civil Engineering Drawing Certification

In this article, we will explore what a Civil Engineering Drawing certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Civil Engineering Drawing by Sanfoundry for free.

What is a Civil Engineering Drawing certification?
A Civil Engineering Drawing certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Civil Engineering Drawing. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • creation and analysis of 2D drawings manually.
  • concepts of civil engineering drawings.
  • drawing the plan, section, and elevation of a building.
  • detailing of the building plans in CAD environment.
  • application of basic principles of projections in 2D drawings.
  • convertion of 3D view to 2D drawing.
  • a detailed analysis of a given drawing.
  • visualization of an object from the two given views.
  • usage of CAD tool to draw different views of a 3D object.
  • theory of projection.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Civil Engineering Drawing?
The free Civil Engineering Drawing certification offered by Sanfoundry cover topics such as basic civil engineering drawing, construction and design, and surveying or advanced topic such as structural engineering design or geotechnical engineering. Other certifications include Certified Civil Engineer (CCE), the Professional Engineer (PE) and the PMI Certified Professional in Civil Engineering (CPCE).

What type of job can I get with a Civil Engineering Drawing certification?
With a Civil Engineering Drawing certification, you can open up a world of job opportunities. You could work as a civil engineer, designing and constructing projects such as bridges, roads, buildings, and other structures. You could also work in the construction industry, architectural drafter or an engineering technician. With this certification, you can pursue a career in architecture, construction management, surveying also.

What topics are covered in the Civil Engineering Drawing certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Civil Engineering Drawing Certification Syllabus
Lettering Practice Scales & Curves Orthographic Projection
Projections of Lines, Planes & Solids Development of Surfaces Isometric Projections
Perspective Projections Transformation of Projections Nomography
Computer Aided Drafting Procedure of Estimating Methods of Building Estimate
Estimate of Building Different Type Roofs R.C.C. Work and Structure
Road Estimating, Sanitary Water Supply Work Irrigation Works, Culverts, Bridges & Wells
Analysis of Rates Specifications, Estimation of Quantities of Materials & Transport Rules and Methods of Measurement
Valuation, Reports Technical and Design Data P.W.D. Accounts Procedure for Works
Planning of Building and Colony Village Housing Schedule of Rates Metric and F.B. System

Sanfoundry Civil Engineering Drawing Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Civil Engineering Drawing for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Civil Engineering Drawing from Sanfoundry.

Civil Engineering Drawing Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Civil Engineering Drawing Certificate

How to prepare for Civil Engineering Drawing Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Civil Engineering Drawing MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Civil Engineering Drawing Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Civil Engineering Drawing Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Civil Engineering Drawing Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Civil Engineering Drawing? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Civil Engineering Drawing certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Civil Engineering Drawing exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Civil Engineering Drawing in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn a Civil Engineering Drawing certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Civil Engineering Drawing course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Civil Engineering Drawing online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Civil Engineering Drawing.

7. Which online Civil Engineering Drawing Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Civil Engineering Drawing. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Civil Engineering Drawing Certification Course.

8. Can I get Civil Engineering Drawing certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Civil Engineering Drawing certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Civil Engineering Drawing certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Civil Engineering Drawing Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Civil Engineering Drawing MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Civil Engineering Drawing Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Civil Engineering Drawing certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Civil Engineering Drawing?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Civil Engineering Drawing certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

If you find any mistake above, kindly email to [email protected]

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