Drafting and CAD Technology

Take a step in the direction of engineering.

Use your critical thinking and creative problem solving skills in architecture, manufacturing and other high demand industries.

Put your design and creativity to the test using the latest technology and equipment.

Are You Interested In . . .

  • Working with computers
  • Using math and creativity to draw
  • See your drawing turn into a 3-D model

Drafting & CAD will teach you . . .

  • Computer-aided drafting
  • Measurements, scaling and dimensioning
  • Create and design technical drawings

Careers in Drafting & CAD . . .

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Pipeline or Mechanical Drafting


Earn College Credit & Certifications

  • ARTICULATED CREDIT – By identifying comparable coursework, your high school has partnered with local colleges to create agreements that give you FREE COLLEGE CREDIT for the high school classes you are taking that have equivalent content as college classes.

    DIRECT CREDIT/CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT – Students earn college credit by taking college-level courses taught by credentialed instructors at their high school. There is a fee associated with this type of credit

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Drafting and CAD Technology Courses

Some courses have prerequisites and require instructor approval. For complete course descriptions and prerequisite requirements click here to visit our district course catalog.

Drafting & CAD Technology       

This course is designed to allow students to acquire and utilize the advanced drafting and CAD skills required for entry-level employment in the drafting and design industry.  Students will make use of traditional drafting and CAD techniques to create mechanical, architectural and 3D drawings. 

Advanced Drafting & CAD Technology

This course is a continuation of the drafting and CAD technology course.