Computer-Aided Drafting Technology is a course of study designed to prepare students to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware knowledge to the development of plans and related documentation. The instruction will also ensure students are provided the necessary background to manage the hardware and software components of a CAD system.
Coursework includes instruction in Mechanical drafting, computer-assisted drafting and design (CADD), creating and managing two and three-dimensional models.
Graduates should qualify for CAD jobs in architectural and engineering consulting firms and industrial design businesses locally, regionally, and globally.
Graduates of Craven Community College’s computer-aided drafting program should qualify for employment in:
- drafting and design businesses
- architectural firms
- advanced manufacturing plants
- aviation/engineering facilities
- construction projects
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to develop plans and related documentation.
- Manage the hardware and software of a CAD system.
- Illustrate a clear understanding of mechanical drafting, computer-assisted drafting and design (CADD), creating and managing two and three-dimensional models.
- Read/interpret mechanical drawings and apply communicated information to fabricators.
- Employ knowledge, skills, and attitudes that meets established industry benchmarks.
Dean of Career Programs