Ribbon Panel

It represents the most popular Computer Aided Design (CAD) software used by millions of design professionals the world over- Autodesk® AutoCAD®. The tools found on CiSA Ribbon Panel are the same ones used in AutoCAD. This lets learners familiarize themselves with AutoCAD software even before they acquire it, thus reducing the learning curve for new AutoCAD users.


It’s design borrows from the features of common explorers found in leading products such as Microsoft® Windows. Material in CiSA software is also categorized and presented in windows folder/file formats thereby letting users easily access all crucial material in the software.

Combo Box

This search window provides a vocabulary/glossary of the most commonly used terminologies of Autodesk® AutoCAD® software thereby allowing learners to familiarize themselves with CAD terminologies at an early stage.

Control Panel

Fashioned along the design of Microsoft® Windows Media Player- the most commonly used media player in the world- the Control panel within CiSA software lets learners view presentations, demonstrations and animations at their own pace.

Viewer Window

The largest feature on the CiSA interface, this feature lets CiSA users easily view material in CiSA software, be they images, documents, animations / videos or product demos.

The Gallery

This feature brings out the best of AutoCAD software by letting CiSA software users view some of the most captivating works created using Autodesk® AutoCAD® software.

Careers Browser

This feature not only introduces and describes some common design-related careers and what is required of those interested in pursuing them, but it also describes the relevance of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to those careers.

The Narrator

The Narrator in CiSA software assumes the role of a tutor and guides learners through the various sessions found in CiSA software while at the same time explaining the functionalities of the various tools and commands found in AutoCAD software. This feature therefore eliminates the need for an instructor to be physically present in schools to conduct awareness seminars.