• Program: Engineering CAD Technology
  • Degree: Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Credits: Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 17
  • Academic Planning Guide:


The AutoCAD Operator certificate is designed to provide up-to-date AutoCAD skills for the person already trained or experienced in a technical field. Elective courses can be selected to best suit each students special needs and interests. Prerequisite: Graduation from or concurrent enrollment in a 2-year Engineering CAD or machining program or a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are as limited or as diverse as the student`s individual background. Companies of all types are looking for people with a technical background and AutoCAD skills.

Award Outcomes:

  • Capture design intent.
  • Create solid models.
  • Generate drawings from solid models and assemblies.
  • Apply tolerances to drawings.
  • Utilize AutoCAD software interface.
  • Utilize Inventor software interface.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 14 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 3 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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