2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced CAD Technician Certificate

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Program Description

The Advanced CAD Technician certificate trains the students to draw using 3D wire frames as well as solid models. A mechanical concentration is an option for students as well as architectural drawings. The students’ projects combine working drawings as well as 3D pictorials. Students must complete the drafter’s aide certificate and the CAD operator certificate before entering the advanced CAD technician certificate. Technical courses apply to the degree or diploma program in drafting technology. Students must verify diploma level proficiency in math before program admission.

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Drafting Technology degree or diploma program.

Employment Opportunities

Production CAD operator, 3-D CAD operator


Essential Technical Courses (12 Credits)


(Completion of ONE concentration is required for graduation)

Mechanical Drafting Concentration (20 Credits)


Architectural Drafting Concentration (20 Credits)


Total Hours: 32

Suggested First Semester classes:


Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

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