Computer-Aided Drafting and Design students now receive a laptop included in the cost of tuition as a student resource. Students will receive the laptop during the second month of the program.

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Overview

The Computer-Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) program combines creativity and precision to help prepare students to create buildings, mechanical devices, electrical systems and more with AutoCAD software.

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CADD projects feature interesting design and drafting challenges with a lot of variety: as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) notes, CAD drafting technicians design plans “to build everything from microchips to skyscrapers”.(2)

 

Combine artistry with precision and hands-on workmanship using AutoCAD and modern technology for a challenging, yet rewarding CADD career. True to the hands-on nature of computer-aided design and drafting, our CADD program emphasizes practical experience and skills.

 

Our CADD students spend most of their time “getting into it” with multi-dimensional blueprints, 3d designs and computer-aided drafting; they study how to translate hand drawn drafting designs into computer-generated AutoCAD drawings. Smaller class sizes may also mean opportunities for personalized attention from instructors. In the CADD classes at Remington College, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Study advanced software like AutoCAD
  • Take drafting courses on modern workstations that help transform practice into skill

(1)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates.
(2)U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/drafters.htm

 

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CADD

Drafting was originally done with pencil and paper, and training in traditional, technical drafting is still necessary to fully understand and explain concepts. But today’s computers allow CADD operators to construct variations of plans and make changes quickly.

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CADD technicians, often called Drafters or CADD Operators, may work with engineering firms, contractors, city planners, and manufacturers to create technical drawings that give building instructions for everything from computer hard drives to architecture.

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Duties may include:

  • Communicating with clients and engineers
  • Naming specific drafting and design elements
  • Detailing structures and machine parts in both hand and computer drawings
  • Working with engineers to determine drawing dimensions and construction materials

 

A CADD technician is often trained in civil, electrical, architectural, piping, or mechanical drafting and may use these concentrations to serve specific areas of engineering.

 

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Job Outlook

If you’re interested in Computer-Aided Design and Drafting, or would like to pursue entry-level employment as a drafting technician or draftsman, an education in Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) may be the place to start.(1)

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What are the job prospects for CADD Technicians?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employers prefer CADD technician job applicants who have completed training after high school at a technical institute, community college, or 4-year college or university.(2)

Key Skills for a CADD Drafting Career

Successful drafters often demonstrate strong mechanical ability, visual aptitude, communication skills, and attention to detail. Many drafting technicians have graduated from a CADD training program with either a certificate or diploma like the one available at our campuses

 

(1) Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates.
(2)http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Architecture-and-Engineering/Drafters.htm

 

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Potential Career Destinations(1)

ARCHITECTURAL OR ENGINEERING FIRMS

CONTRACTING COMPANIES

CITY PLANNERS

ENGINEERING FIRMS

MANUFACTURERS

(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

CURRICULUM

COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES

  • Manual Drafting
  • Computer-Aided Drafting
  • Structural Drafting
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Mechanical Drafting
  • Electrical and Electronic Drafting
  • Pipes and Piping
  • Civil Drafting and Mapping
  • Career Portfolio
  • Career Development Fundamentals
  • Career Development Principles

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Eligible States for Online Programs

Below is a list of states in which Remington College offers online programs. This list is likely to change, so if you live in one of these states, please check back frequently. For more information contact the Knoxville campus admissions department.

BACHELOR DEGREES

Criminal Justice (Completion Program)
AK, AL, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Health Information Management
AK, AL, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Organizational Management
AK, AL, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

ASSOCIATE DEGREES

Database Management and Administration
AL, AK, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Health Information Technology
AL, AK, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Paralegal
AL, AK, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Restaurant, Hospitality, and Retail Management
AL, AK, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

DIPLOMAS

Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
AK, AL, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH,  SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Medical Assisting:
AK, AL, AR, HI, ID, IL, NV, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WY

Medical Office Administration
AK, AL, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NV, NH, NJ, OH,  SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Pharmacy Technician
AK, AL, AZ, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NH, NJ, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WY, US Virgin Islands.

 

 

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