Drafters and their assistants interpret the work of engineers, architects, and designers to give form and function to tools, objects, and a variety of components within the engineering, manufacturing, and construction industries. Today, it’s all about technology. Detailed technical drawings, plans, and maps are produced using the latest computerized drafting technology.
Is this program for me?
Are you extremely detail oriented? Do people describe you as creative, visionary? Do you enjoy working at a computer in an office environment? If so, Drafting Technology may be the right program for you. Here are some qualities and skills that are essential in this field:
Computer-aided design proficiency
Attention to detail/organized
Strong problem solving
Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
Good verbal and written communication
Coursework (flexible scheduling) includes:
Advanced 3D Modeling Mechanical
Where might I find a job?
A broad spectrum of jobs may be pursued by Drafting Technology graduates as drafting assistants within mechanical, structural, civil, electrical, and electronics drafting firms.