Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing Certificate

Program Goals Statement

This certificate program provides students with the needed skills to become a professional computer-aided draftsperson, mechanical, or manufacturing technicians in the engineering industry. Students learn fundamental concepts of engineering drawing through advanced computer-aided design techniques and CAD/CAM. They will utilize and set up standard machine-shop equipment and operate and program CNC machinery. Students also understand the materials to be processed and technical drawing through the use of AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor, and CamWorks.

Program Information

  • This program serves as a solid base for continuing on toward a degree with all courses transferring to BCC's Automation, Electro-Mechanical, and Mechanical Technology programs.
  • Students utilize typical industrial CNC machining centers, high-tech computer equipment, and the latest AutoDesk, SolidWorks, and/or CAM software.
Item #
Title
Credits
Total credits:
23

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
CAD 101 or CAD 172  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
14
Item #
Title
Credits
CAD 101 or CAD 112 or CAD 172  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
9

Overview

Subject

Type

Certificate

Campus

Degree Offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)

Program Contact

Sarmad Saman, Dean, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Mary Cass, Program Coordinator, mary.cass@bristolcc.edu