Drafting and Design

Certificate Description

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
Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

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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Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

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 Tuition & Fees

$2,850 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

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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Campus Locations

Logan Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

30 credits - 8-10 months

Hours per Week

16-30 hours a week

Certificate Availability

High School Students:
Arranged - varies by high school

Adult Students:
Mon - Thur: 8 am - 4 pm and 5 pm - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 2:30 pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 70%
Job Placement: 80%
Withdrawal: 30%

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.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
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
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
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
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302