Computer Aided Drafting & Design
Computer Aided Drafting & Design
The students who choose the CADD certificate have the benefit of obtaining knowledge and experience in all aspects of the drafting field.
Students can choose multiple areas of emphasis depending on interest and skill level. These areas include: Architectural Design, Civil Design, 3D modeling, Technical Illustration, 3D printing, Mechanical Design, Process Pipe, Structural Steel, etc. Students even have the opportunity to learn computer graphics and how these skills are incorporated into the drafting industry. Students are provided access to Industry leading software and personalized training to gain the skills needed to secure employment. This certificate is designed to provide students the necessary skills to gain employment and succeed in the drafting field.
Students have the opportunity to obtain national certification exams with industry leading software such as Solidworks, AutoCAD, and Autodesk Inventor.
Students are expected to work, and excel in a self-paced learning environment; individualized help is given when needed.
Contact a drafting instructor for questions.
Assessment: Reading Information (Level 4), Locating Information (Level 5), Applied Math 5 (Level 5). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.
Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.
Industry is in need of skilled drafters; often a student may be able to find employment while still attending school.
As a drafter, students may find employment in companies and firms of all sizes. Designers, architects, and engineers all require entry-level and advanced drafters to help produce their 3D models and drawings. Drafting jobs also include drawing construction details for steel fabrication, making layout drawings for cabinet shops, or designing ductwork for heating and air-conditioning contractors. All manufacturing companies hire drafters for 2D drawings, 3D models, and design work on their products and tooling. Many manufacturing companies also hire drafters with an architectural background to create drawings of their facilities and the manufacturing process. Drafters are also employed by many government agencies, which range from working in planning, utility, or building departments; survey crews; and other related municipal jobs.
Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available in the program. Because of demand, some programs have waiting lists to get in to the program. Please contact Student Services for information on those programs with waiting lists and defined starting dates.
Bridgerland Technical College participates in a variety of assistance programs that aid students in covering the costs associated with enrollment in full-time certificate programs. The Financial Aid Office provides information for grants, scholarships, and VA education benefits. Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in or endorse any loan program. The Financial Aid Office is located at the Main Campus, 1301 North 600 West. Stop by anytime or call (435) 750-3279, (435) 750-3114, or (435) 750-3204 for more information.
Most certificates take about one year to complete. Each individual certificate page has tuition and fee amounts listed. Students can be setup on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 1st).
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The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.
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1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321
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