Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)

Available on South Campus Only

Career Coach buttonOur Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) Program develops skills in using CADD systems to produce accurate technical drawings.

You will be prepared for entry-level jobs and will be able to quickly become familiar with a company's CADD system, technical drawing procedures and products.

About the Field

Those with computer-aided drafting and design skills prepare the technical drawings and plans that are used to build everything from manufactured products, such as toys and toasters, to structures, such as buildings and bridges.

These drawings are critical to the production process as they provide visual guidelines, illustrate technical details and specify the dimensions, materials and procedures to be used.

Areas of Study

After successfully completing our 2-year program, you will earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

You may also choose to participate in 1 of 2 Certificate of Completion programs that can be completed in less time.

Building Applications

This Certificate is designed to prepare you for employment in the "building trades" career fields, such as:

  • Architectural drafting
  • Structural drafting
  • Building systems drafting
  • Construction drafting

The TCC team works in close cooperation with local businesses and industries to satisfy a need for timely and effective workforce education.

Manufacturing Applications

This certificate provides you with the building blocks leading from basic engineering drafting to more advanced workplace competencies in the field of mechanical or electronic drafting.



South Campus
Thomas Ford




Updated January 26, 2016


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