Computer Aided Design and Drafting Certificate

Program Goals Statement

This one-year certificate program provides students with the needed skills to become a professional computer-aided architectural draftsperson, civil draftsperson, mechanical designer, or manufacturing operator in the engineering industry. Students learn fundamental concepts of engineering drawing through advanced computer-aided design techniques.

Program Information

This program serves as a solid base for advanced work in a degree program, with all courses transferring to Bristol's Automation, Architectural & Civil, Electro-Mechanical, Environmental, and Mechanical programs.

Students utilize high-tech computer equipment and the latest AutoDesk, SolidWorks, and/or CAM software.

After Bristol

Graduates are prepared for positions as architectural and civil CAD operators/drafters and mechanical designers.

Program Requirements

Choose Architectural and Civil or Mechanical and Manufacturing Concentration.

Mechanical and Manufacturing Concentration

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Academic Area

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Degree Offered

Certificate of Recognition in Computer Aided Design and Drafting

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Program Contact

Anthony Ucci
Department Chair

Adrienne Foster Scharf
Dean of STEM


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