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Computer Aided Design & Drafting

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Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

MNTC'S Computer Aided Design & Drafting Program covers essential CADD concepts, math related and communication skills. Successful completion in this career major will allow students to apply more advanced CADD concepts in various industry specializations. Students will also prepare for the OK State Department of Career Technology Education Drafting Technician Certification.

Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro contractors and construction companies.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Courses

 
Course Name
Fundamentals of Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
Parametric Modeling
First Year Practicum/Capstone
Engineering Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
Presentation Graphics and Animation
Architectural Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
or
Manufacturing Computer Aided Drafting and Design 
CADD Practicum/Capstone
Total Class Hours: 1050
 Course may be available for academic and/or Oklahoma’s Promise credit.

Prerequisites

None

 

Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
     
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Expenses

Credentials Available

  • Department of Labor:
    • OSHA Construction Safety
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User
  • Autodesk Revit Certified User
  • Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)

Accreditations

Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?

Attributes

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Strong Vision
  • Attention to Detail
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Creativity
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Speaking
  • Coordination
  • Instructing
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Operations Analysis
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Writing

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 90.48%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • CAD Drafter
  • Auto CAD Drafter
  • Architectural CAD Drafter
  • Mechanical CAD Drafter
  • Civil Drafter
  • Electronic Drafter
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Electronics Engineering Technician
  • Mapping Technician
  • Commercial and Industrial Designer
  • Fabric and Apparel Patternmaker

Source: onetonline.org

 

 

Potential Wages

US - $16.78 - $41.98 Hourly; $34,890 - $87,320 Annually

OK - $16.53 - $38.68 Hourly; $34,380 - $80,460 Annually

Career Profile

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 15.1306

 

Start your application today at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

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Note: MNTC does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Does MNTC require student ID badges?

A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.

Q: How much does this program cost?

A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.

Q: Is there a waiting list?

A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!

Q: Is this program eligible for financial aid?

A: Yes, this program has financial aid available for qualified students.

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

Q: What kind of job could I get from this program?

A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.

Q: What kind of testing is required prior to getting into the program?

A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor. 

Q: When does the program start?

A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.

Q: Who can apply?

A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.

Q: Will MNTC help me find job opportunities during or after I finish the program?

A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.

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