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CADD

Computer Aided Drafting Classroom Photo

Description:
This class prepares students for a career in Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) or for advancing to a college or university to pursue a higher degree. Students learn to convert ideas and objects into working drawings that meet current drafting industry standards. They do this by mastering and utilizing both computer-aided software and hand-sketching techniques. Courses include but are not limited to; Intro to CAD, Drawing and Document Management, and Presentation Graphics Animation (3D Modeling) all with an emphasis on Architectural Drafting.

Hours:
Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  CADD
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1000/38
Normal Completion Time:  38 weeks for full-time status

College Credit:
Prior Learning Assessment

Required Courses:

  • Architecture Computer Aided Drafting and Design
  • CAD Architectural Level 1
  • CAD Architectural Level 2
  • CAD Architectural Level 3
  • Drawing and Document Management
  • Fundamentals of Computer Aided Drafting and Design
  • Plan Reading And Takeoffs
  • Presentation Graphics Animation
  • Principles of CAD Design
  • Site Development
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • CAD Operator
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Mechanical Drafter

For more information on occupations go to http://www.onetonline.org

Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor.
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$25,000-$35,000

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

Certifications:

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Drafting Technician
  • Architectural Drafter

Autodesk AutoCad Certified User

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)