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CAD Technician

CAD Technician

  • Specialization: CAD Technician
    • Design Drafting Essentials 1

      Students will be introduced to the basic tools and techniques of drafting. Students learn about safety rules and regulations, functions of drafting, various drafting tools, sketching techniques, lettering techniques, and drawing formats. The focus is on an introduction to architectural and engineering design drafting. The emphasis will be on project based activities. Students will present their design solutions to others.

      Course Code: TD-210
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 110

    • 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: TD-225
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 55

    • 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: TD-235
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 55

    • Design Drafting Essentials 2

      This course focuses on design drafting essentials. Students learn about principles of design, drafting standards, materials and processes. The focus is on architectural and engineering concepts. The emphasis will be on multi-view drawings and architectural plan and elevation drawings using computer aided drafting and/or modeling.

      Course Code: TD-220
      Course Requirements: Design Drafting Essentials 1

      Hours: 110

    • Specialized Applications

      After completing this credit students will be able use the fundamental features of 3D software using AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, or Civil 3D. Students will learn the basic commands and interface, and produce 3D models and 2D drawings.

      Course Code: TD-240
      Course Requirements: Design Drafting Essentials 2

      Hours: 110

    • Architectural Design 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: TD-250
      Course Requirements: Design Drafting Essentials 2

      Hours: 110

    • Advanced Architectural Design Drafting

      This course introduces students to advanced architectural construction techniques and procedures, building materials, and systems. The focus is on the design of a commercial structure. Students will learn requirements for parking, land drainage, steel, reinforced concrete, and masonry construction, as well as manufacturing processes and shop drawings.

      Course Code: TD-260
      Course Requirements: Architectural Design Drafting

      Hours: 110

    • Engineering Design Drafting

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals to engineering design drafting. Students will learn mono and multi-detail systems, strength of materials, and basic and advanced dimensioning techniques. The focus will be on project based activities using 2D and 3D drafting techniques.

      Course Code: TD-270
      Course Requirements: Design Drafting Essentials 2

      Hours: 110

    • Advanced Engineering Design Drafting

      After completing this credit student will understand and apply the principals of design, drafting engineering standards, and manufacturing to design parts, assemblies and subassemblies. Emphasis is on modeling techniques and problem solving procedures.

      Course Code: TD-280
      Course Requirements: Engineering Design Drafting

      Hours: 110

    • Civil Design Drafting

      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of civil drafting. Topics include cartography, contour plotting, earthworks, surveying fundamentals, lot grading and drainage, and an introduction to GIS - Geographical Information Systems.

      Course Code: TD-320
      Course Requirements: Design Drafting Essentials 2

      Hours: 110

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