There are a number of vocational schools that offer training in computer aided drafting (CAD). With degrees available at an associates, bachelors, and master's level and certificates also available, the choices for a career in computer aided drafting are endless.Accredited educational programs allow you to learn how to analyze, review, and create plans and drawings in order to become a designer, architectural drafter, CAD drafter, structural engineer, and more. Training may include structural design skills, computer aided drafting skills, drawing skills, general design skills, computer programming skills, architectural skills, and mathematic skills.
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With a career in computer aided drafting you will create, plan, and design structures, offices, roads, homes, waterways, and more. With an education in computer aided drafting you may become employed as a manufacturing drafter, civil drafter, aeronautical drafter, electrical drafter, or mechanical drafter. Architectural drafting degree programs and mechanical engineering degree programs
may be provided from vocational schools as well.
Courses may include civil drafting, residential construction, drafting standards, commercial construction, mathematics, building design, building electrical and mechanical systems, architectural design, graphic design courses, mechanical design, computer applications, and critical thinking. With an education from a vocational program you will have the option to specialize in electrical drafting, aeronautical drafting, mechanical drafting, or architectural drafting
Computer schools, colleges, and universities can train you to become an aeronautical drafter, architectural dafter, electrical drafter, mechanical drafter, and many other computer aided drafting related professions. An accredited degree will provide you with the skills to work in an architectural firm, construction
company, civil engineering firm, environmental engineering firm, tool design company, government facility, or manufacturing company. The American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) provides memberships to students and graduates to assist in career information and employment and educational resources.
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The National Association of Schools of Art and Design
, Commission on Accreditation is one of several agencies approved to provide accreditation to educational programs that offer computer aided drafting training. It is important to ensure that the school or college you choose carries full accreditation from on or more agencies to obtain the best education possible.
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