Computer Aided Drafting and Design Technology - Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting and Design Lab
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Launch your CAD career. Prepare for an entry-level job in the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology (CAD) industry with a certificate from Virginia Peninsula.

In addition to core courses in English and math, students in the program benefit from courses in engineering drawing, advanced technical drawing, parametric solid modeling and much more. Virginia Peninsula offers real-word experience with state-of-the-art equipment and instructors who have a passion for the industry.


With a CAD certificate from Virginia Peninsula, you’ll be ready to work as a designer or CAD operator. If you have your sights set on a bachelor’s degree, some of the courses in this program will prepare you for success in mechanical and civil engineering programs at four-year institutions. Those with experience in this field can become architectural, civil, electrical and electronics drafters and designers.

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