The Drafting Programs teaches students how to use
current CAD programs to design either mechanical components
(commercial products) or buildings. It also covers other advanced
technology such as 3D Printing and 3D scanning. Upon completion of
the program students will be able to take a project from concept to
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The Drafting Technology Program services several career fields.
The program is divided into Architectural and Mechanical tracts. The
student completing an AA degree program or certificate of completion
can be employed in various businesses as a drafting technician, CAD operator,
engineering assistant/technician, or home designer.
On order to prepare students for work the program takes full
advantage of and provides training on 2D AutoCAD, basic 3D with
SketchUp and AutoCAD, advanced 3D modeling programs such as Revit,
Inventor, and SolidWorks, and Creo for creating models and drawings; and
Rendering/Animation using 3DS Max for presentations. Many of the
courses use exercises that students will likely encounter upon
entering the work force.
A student who transfers to a university and earns a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Industrial Technology is in high demand and qualified for a wide variety of positions in industry and government.