Advanced Computer-Aided Technical Design

Technical Certificate

Drafting Arch Design Tech

Planning, estimating and computer-aided drafting and design.

The Advanced Computer-Aided Technical Design (T.C.) offers outstanding preparation for a career as a superior CAD technician. Students are trained in the advanced operations in AutoCAD’s three major disciplines as well as technical drawing, dimensioning, sketching and advanced 3D modeling techniques.

Professional courses that are required for this certificate include:

  • BCN 1251 - Construction Drawing (3 credit hours)
  • BCN 2614 - Planning and Estimating (3 credit hours)
  • BCN 2793 - Managing Building Construction (3 credit hours)
  • CGS 2470 - Computer Aided Drafting and Design (3 credit hours)
  • ETD 1100 - Engineering Drawing (3 credit hours)

Must also complete nine credits in the following Professional Electives:

  • ETD 2350 - CAD - Advanced (3 credit hours)
  • ETD 2395 - CAD - Architectural (3 credit hours)
  • ETD 2536 - CAD - Mechanical (3 credit hours)
  • ETD 2551 - CAD - Civil (3 credit hours)

Program Code: 6012

24 Credits

 Accelerated Program.
8 months to complete.

School of Technology and Industry
Tuition and Fees

Approximately $2,469

Additional Costs

Course materials and textbooks

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This certificate articulates directly into the A.S. in  Architectural Design and Construction Technology degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career education path that is best for you.

Career Opportunities

Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings. Most workers specialize in architectural, civil, electrical, or mechanical drafting and use technical drawings to help design everything from microchips to skyscrapers (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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