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Computer Aided Drafting and Design

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A drafter is an individual who creates detailed drawings of buildings, roads, machinery and other objects. Though drafting has traditionally been done by hand, most modern drafting professionals rely on computer software programs, known as CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) to complete these drawings.

The drafter is responsible for creating a visual representation of an object based on details and information provided by the object's designer or creator. He or she not only illustrates the item but also provides written information about the object shown in the drawing. This information may describe the object's size or physical characteristics along with materials and methods used for installing or constructing the item.

This program can be completed in one year (540 clock hours).

Class starts in August each year.

Monday-Friday 7:25 AM-10:15 AM

Required Courses:

  • Fundamentals of Drafting

  • Drafting Techniques

  • Mechanical Drafting

  • Architectural Drafting


  • OSHA 10


  • Autodesk Certified User AutoCAD Certification

  • Autodesk Certified User Inventor Certification

Sample Job Titles

Drafter (Mechanical, Civil, or Architectural), Design Apprentice, Project Engineer, CAD Technician

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