Drafting and Design
Drafting and Design
Students in the Drafting and Design program will be immersed in a project-based curriculum that may be focused on architectural drafting, mechanical drafting, and/or civil drafting. They will receive one-on-one aid from experienced instructors, review best practices, and focus on industry standards. All courses are computer use intensive and competency-based. Students will develop a strong working knowledge of visual communication and its technical skills. Upon completion, students are positioned for entry-level employment and/or further continuing their education.
- Develop a general knowledge of the drafting and design industries
- Define terminology and processes related to drafting and design
- Demonstrate correct sketching techniques
- Use visual communication to convey design ideas
- Interpret and prepare industry standard documents
- Create accurate 2D and 3D models using the state of industry software
- Develop drawings that align with industry conventions and standards
- Practice redlining and iterating designs
- Create physical models
Complete Introduction to Drafting (DRFT0995). This 30-hour class introduces students to the fundamentals of the drafting industry. Introductory concepts will be covered such as basic drafting terms, multi-view drawings, basic blueprint reading, and AutoCAD terms and commands. The class also introduces students to various career options in drafting, as well as procedures and methods of Drafting for certificate seeking students.
• Understand basic drafting principles.
• Identify views in a multiview drawing.
• Obtain knowledge of basic blueprint reading skills.
• Define basic drafting terminology.
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of introductory AutoCAD terms.
• Outline specific areas in the drafting industry.
• Research and outline what opportunities exist in your geographical area.
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Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College Logan Campus Application
Once the pre admission course Introduction to Drafting (DRFT0995) has been successfully completed, students will work with the Drafting Department for a start date.
Estimated Equalized Payment:
$317 - based off of full-time enrollment.
Estimated Books & Supplies
Cost varies by specialization and/or electives chosen.
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30 credits - 8-10 months
Hours per Week
16-30 hours a week
High School Students:
Arranged - varies by high school
Mon - Thur: 8 am - 4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 2:30 pm
Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education
Job Placement: 80%
Outcome statistics are compiled annually based on Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.
Hours of Operation
Logan Campus - Main
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Brigham City Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm