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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

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

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Financial Aid

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

 

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