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CAD Technician



CAD Technician

CAD Technician course - Winnipeg

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    10 months full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    No
  • Tuition1
    $5,766

1Tuition is estimated and subject to change. Refer to the chart below for more detailed program costs.

International Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 year full-time (10 months of study)
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    No
  • Tuition1
    $17,850

1Tuition is estimated and subject to change. Refer to the chart below for more detailed program costs.

The CAD Technician program blends hands-on and practical work to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to translate ideas, sketches, and specifications into accurate working drawings (2D, 3D, and VR) using manual and computer-assisted drafting techniques. Graduates bring this strong foundation of learning to the workforce, which includes credits in architectural, mechanical and civil drafting, as well as employability and essential skills acquired through MITT’s Bridging to Work workshops.

Who it is for

Individuals who are meticulous, have an aptitude for visualizing designs, are interested in architecture or engineering, and demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.

Course information
Career information

Entrance requirements

Manitoba high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent, including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.

Students needing to upgrade any of these high school requirements may contact one of MITT’s Adult Learning Centres (ALC).

If educated outside of Canada, applicants must also have demonstrated English Language Proficiency.

Click here for more information on entrance requirements.

Intakes

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Intakes Start Month* Class Hours
Fall 2024 September
  • Day: 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Winter 2025 January
  • Evening: 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For the most up-to-date information on current availability, visit apply.mitt.ca/guide. (Click “Get Started” and “view Available Programs”.)

*Note: Start date does not include Work Skills Foundations. For information on the start of your Work Skills Foundations course, please see: Academic Schedule.

Work Skills Foundations will be open for students to complete, independently and online. Please note that completion is mandatory for graduation. Work Skills Foundations helps you successfully transition into a post-secondary academic environment and navigate the cultural, academic, and work expectations you find there as well as in the workplace. Visit our Work Skills Foundations page for full information.

Estimated Program Costs

2024/25

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Item Cost1
Tuition $5,766
Fees $350
Estimated Textbook Costs2 $1,200
Estimated Supply Costs2
(Includes laptop)
$1,300
Estimated Program Cost $8,616

Supplies and Textbooks

A complete supply list can be found in the program information section.

Details regarding additional technology requirements for online learning at MITT can be found here.

Textbooks

A complete textbook list can be found in the textbooks section.

Work Skills Foundations

Starting in August 2022, domestic and international students enrolling in most post-secondary programs at MITT will be required to complete Work Skills Foundations.

Formerly known as Introduction to College and Work, Work Skills Foundations helps you successfully transition into a post-secondary academic environment and navigate the cultural, academic, and work expectations you find there as well as in the workplace.

Work Skills Foundations will be open for students to complete, independently and online, two weeks prior to their program start date. Please note that completion is mandatory for graduation.

Visit our Work Skills Foundations page for full information.

Entrance requirements

High school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent. International applicants must meet the general entrance requirements [PDF] based on country/curriculum of study. Applicants must also meet the program-specific requirements, including:

  • Senior level Math with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.
  • Senior level First Language Literature with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.

*All high school grades will be converted to an equivalent Manitoba grade scale.

If educated outside of Canada, applicants must also have demonstrated English Language Proficiency.

Intakes

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Intakes Start Month* Class Hours
Fall 2024 September
  • Day: 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Winter 2025 January
  • Evening: 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For the most up-to-date information on current availability, visit apply.mitt.ca/guide. (Click “Get Started” and “view Available Programs”.)

*Note: Start date does not include Work Skills Foundations. For information on the start of your Work Skills Foundations course, please see: Academic Schedule.

Work Skills Foundations will be open for students to complete, independently and online. Please note that completion is mandatory for graduation. Work Skills Foundations helps you successfully transition into a post-secondary academic environment and navigate the cultural, academic, and work expectations you find there as well as in the workplace. Visit our Work Skills Foundations page for full information.

Estimated Program Costs

2024/25

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Item Cost1
Tuition $17,850
Fees $350
Health Insurance $907.50
Estimated Textbook Costs2 $1,200
Estimated Supply Costs2
(Includes laptop)
$1,300
Estimated Program Cost $21,607.50

Supplies and Textbooks

A complete supply list can be found in the program information section.

Details regarding additional technology requirements for online learning at MITT can be found here.

Textbooks

A complete textbook list can be found in the textbooks section.

Work Skills Foundations

Starting in August 2022, domestic and international students enrolling in most post-secondary programs at MITT will be required to complete Work Skills Foundations.

Formerly known as Introduction to College and Work, Work Skills Foundations helps you successfully transition into a post-secondary academic environment and navigate the cultural, academic, and work expectations you find there as well as in the workplace.

Work Skills Foundations will be open for students to complete, independently and online, two weeks prior to their program start date. Please note that completion is mandatory for graduation.

Visit our Work Skills Foundations page for full information.

Continuous Program Improvement

MITT continuously reviews and improves programs to maintain relevance in the workplace and effective learning experiences for all students. Although the institution strives to have the website reflect the most current version of all programs, MITT reserves the right to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet industry and accreditation requirements. As a result, course information and learning outcomes may be adjusted prior to the scheduled course start date.

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