Drafting Technology


Information about this exciting field:

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
  • Visualization/imagination
  • Attention to detail/organized
  • Math skills
  • Strong problem solving
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication
Coursework (flexible scheduling) includes:
  • CAD Fundamentals
  • Technical Drawing
  • Engineering Graphics
  • 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.

Salary Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Campus Locations

Drafting courses are offered at the North Metro Campus and online.


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Drafting Diploma

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