cad operator generate solid computer-aided designs for clients. Their 2D or 3D drawing will show clients a realistic sample of what the project would look like according to their specifications. They draw detailed plans, i.e., buildings (blueprint), machines, products, etc. Salary depends on the employer, location, and level of experience. Ranges from £17,000 to £50,000. Relevant skills you'll need to have are IT skills and experience using computer-aided design software like AutoCAD and Solidworks, mathematical skills for calculations and estimates, and spatial and design skills. courses like design technology are available at CCM.