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CAD Technician

CAD Technician

  • Specialization: CAD Technician
    • Drafting Fundamentals

      Students will be introduced to the basic tools and techniques of drafting. Students learn the basics of graphic representation, various drafting tools, sketching techniques, lettering techniques, and are introduced to the principals of orthographic projection and dimensioning. The focus is on an introduction to architectural and engineering drafting using various drafting techniques through hand drawing or AutoCAD.

      Course Code: CAD-130
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 107

    • Mathematics

      After completing this course, students will have the basic math skills needed for entry level drafting. Students learn basic applied mathematics, geometry, ratios and proportions, scaling, basic algebra, trigonometry, and interpolation.

      Course Code: CAD-110
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 52

    • Communications

      This course focuses on office and business communications, etiquette, and presentation skills. Students will prepare for and participate in discussions, group and solitary presentations, and use standard office-related software. Other activities include creating training videos, speeches, mock meetings, and interviews. This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills for a successful career in a drafting, engineering, or architectural office.

      Course Code: CAD-120
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 52

    • Advanced Drafting

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of AutoCAD. The focus is on learning to utilize the software to create 2d engineering and architectural drawings in both imperial and metric. Students will learn file management, basic and intermediate software commands, utilization of standards & templates, dimensioning settings and techniques, and build on previously learned drafting skills.

      Course Code: CAD-140
      Course Requirements: Drafting Fundamentals

      Hours: 107

    • Revit Fundamentals

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of Revit. The focus is on learning to utilize the software to create structural and/or architectural 3D models and drawings. Students will learn to add components, load families, add and modify levels, create and apply materials and utilize their models to generate 3D walkthroughs and drawings.

      Course Code: CAD-150
      Course Requirements: Residential Drafting,Commercial Drafting

      Hours: 107

    • Residential Drafting

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of architectural construction techniques and procedures. The focus is on the design of a residential structure. Students will learn about the Manitoba Building code, City of Winnipeg bylaws, basic wood construction and building design.

      Course Code: CAD-160
      Course Requirements: Advanced Drafting

      Hours: 107

    • Commercial Drafting

      This course introduces students to commercial construction drawings, building materials, and systems. The focus is on drafting of a commercial structure. Students will learn requirements for parking, steel, reinforced concrete, and masonry construction drawings, as well as an understanding of drawing symbols and processes used in commercial construction.

      Course Code: CAD-170
      Course Requirements: Advanced Drafting

      Hours: 107

    • Drafting for Manufacturing

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of manufacturing drafting. Students will learn advanced orthographic drafting including auxiliary and section drawings, manufacturing methods, basic fasteners and basic and advanced dimensioning and tolerance techniques.

      Course Code: CAD-180
      Course Requirements: Advanced Drafting

      Hours: 107

    • Inventor Fundamentals

      After completing this course students will understand and apply the principals of design, drafting engineering standards, and manufacturing to design parts, assemblies and subassemblies in Autodesk Inventor. Emphasis is on modeling techniques and problem-solving procedures.

      Course Code: CAD-190
      Course Requirements: Drafting for Manufacturing

      Hours: 107

    • Civil Drafting

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of civil drafting. Topics include cartography, land descriptions, contour plotting and interpolation, earthworks, site and subdivision plans, surveying fundamentals and road construction drawings.

      Course Code: CAD-200
      Course Requirements: Advanced Drafting

      Hours: 110

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