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Mechanical Drafter, Career Pathway certificate

CADD tools and drawings spread across a workstation

Using CAD prepares detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information. The mechanical drafter typically works under more experienced personnel.

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Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Career Pathway Certificate: Mechanical DrafterLess than 1 year

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Course listing for the 2022-2023 catalog year.

CADD 126Introduction to AutoCAD3
CADD 160Drafting Fundamentals4
CADD 175SolidWorks Fundamentals3
CADD 265Mechanical Design Drafting4
Total Credits14

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