Certificate of Achievement in Mechanical Drafting

Division: Industry & Technology

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Mechanical Drafting. Students completing this certificate will acquire knowledge and skills related to creating and appraising manufacturing and industrial applications (2D and 3D), specifically CAD and tactile (by hand) drawings.

Program Outcomes

  • Create and analyze documents related to mechanical drafting, i.e., computer-assisted and tactile drafting/design.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: CAD Technician/Draftsperson in manufacturing or industrial fields.

Required Certificate Courses (18 Units)18
Mechanical Drafting 1
Mechanical Drafting 2
Introduction to CAD
Advanced CAD
CAD Applications
Total18

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.