2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    Jan 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Drafting Technology Certificate of Achievement

The Drafting Technology Certificate of Achievement program includes courses designed to provide a general background and specialized skills to help the student find entry-level employment in government and private enterprise, especially where drafting skills are required. Main competencies include understanding CAD, Solidworks, and similar software programs, ability to draft and annotate drawings in 2D and 3D views, and ability to interpret and work from mechanical drawings. Students will be prepared to work as mechanical drafters, industrial design drafters, and manufacturing drafters.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Communicate designs in 2 languages of mechanical drafting: AutoCAD and Solidworks.
  • Demonstrate proficient drafting skills in 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional drawings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of annotation and dimensioning techniques used in producing drawings in the engineering and manufacturing fields.
  • Discuss drafting techniques, drafting software languages, and digital visualization

Total Units for the Certificate: 33-36

Restricted Electives