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Computer Aided Drafting - Advanced Certificate

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Program Code: CTA.35865

As a computer drafter, you will make detailed manual or computer drawings of products and machinery from sketches and specifications conceived by engineers and designers. The finished drawings are used as working plans for engineering and manufacturing purposes. Depending on experience and level of responsibility, duties may vary from preparing basic drawings to modifying the finished design using computer aided design equipment.

In order to enter this area of work, you should be able to: work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, concentrate for long periods of time, visualize 3-dimensional objects from drawings or pictures, see detail in objects or drawings, and recognize slight differences in shapes and shadings. Computer skills are a requirement.

Total Semester Credits: 15

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Credits: 31


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all courses for the certificate.
  2. CAD 114 , CAD 120 , CAD 214  and CAD 226  are Key courses must be completed within 5 years of completing certificate or degree. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course. See Graduation Requirements .

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