Use AutoCAD to Create Drafts and Designs
The AutoCAD Technician certificate prepares students to assist architects and construction engineers in planning, designing and detailing technical drawings and plans for various industries. AutoCAD Technicians use AutoCAD software to generate 2-D and 3-D technical plans and sketches for engineers, architects and other industrial workers. This programs uses examples and practice exercises taken from a variety of the fields where AutoCAD is used.
As a technician, you prepare technical drawings and plans that are used in a variety of projects and might specialize in architectural, aeronautical, civil, electronics or mechanical drafting.
Upon successful completion of this program, an individual may transfer those courses into the Certificate in Architectural Drafting & Design Technology program. Complete in 6 months!
AutoCAD is the leading program for computer-aided design (CAD) throughout the world and used in many industries, including mechanical and civil engineering, architecture, and facilities planning and management. This program prepares you to become a technician who will utilize AutoCAD to create drafts and designs in addition to creating traditional pencil and paper blueprints. The typical work sequence might include conferring with interested parties about design content and relevant details and applying revisions to create blueprints from final drafts.
More employers are using AutoCAD than any other computer-aided design system, and those employers need skilled employees. The architectural, electronic, engineering and manufacturing industries employ the most AutoCAD technicians.