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CAD Technician



CAD Technician

The CAD Technician program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to translate ideas, sketches and specifications into accurate working drawings using both manual and computer-assisted drafting techniques.

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    10 months full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    No
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $4,350.00 (2017/18); $4,550.00 (2018/19)
  • books
    $605.00 (issued by instructor, subject to change)
  • additional supplies
    $140.00 (purchased by student, subject to change)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology (subject to change); $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • September 6, 2017 Applications have been closed
  • Feburary 5, 2018 - Applicants are being waitlisted (updated September 5)
  • Fall 2018 (September start, Day)
  • Winter 2019 (February start, Day)
  • Spring 2019 (May start, Evening)

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Evenings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S), or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S), or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package.

International Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 year full-time (10 months of study)
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    No
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $14,100.00 (2017/18); $14,850.00 (2018/19)
  • additional supplies
    $140.00 (purchased by student, subject to change)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology (subject to change); $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • January 8, 2018 - Applications have been closed (updated September 5)
  • April 2, 2018 - Applicants are being waitlisted (updated September 28)
  • Fall 2018 (August start, Day)
  • Winter 2019 (January start, Day)
  • Spring 2019 (April start, Evening)

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Evenings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S), or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S), or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Before the start of this program, international students will be required to complete Introduction to College and Work, a four-week preparatory program designed to help transition students successfully to the cultural, technical, and work expectations of Canadian post-secondary and workplace environments. Please see the Introduction to College and Work program page for more information. 

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package.

Description

If you are interested in manufacturing, building technology and sciences, then our CAD Technician program will give you the required knowledge and skills necessary to translate your ideas, sketches and specifications into accurate working drawings using both manual and computer-assisted drafting techniques through the use of 2D and 3D software. For success in this industry you should possess a strong attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, excellent organization, and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Your course content includes credits in architectural, mechanical and civil drafting. Career opportunities are as drafting technicians, and CAD Operators for engineering firms, major utilities and manufacturing firms.

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