Computer-Aided Drafting Diploma Program
In the Computer-Aided Drafting Diploma program, also known as CAD, students are taught to use the software that enables them to create drawings that are used in architecture, engineering and manufacturing. This training leads to a hands-on, computer and technology-driven career path.
Program length – 10 months
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On campus program
Students are taught to use Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software. Curriculum includes learning to:
- Prepare two-dimensional CAD drawings and three-dimensional CAD solid models
- Read and interpret drawings across different drafting disciplines
- Communicate conceptual ideas both graphically and dimensionally through sketches and drawings
- Use cloud storage technology and database management systems basics
The course capstone is an industrial externship or internship. Students also compile both a digital portfolio and video portfolio of their CADD experiences.
- Architectural Drafter
- CAD Technician
- Civil Drafter
- Drafting Technician
- CAD Designer