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2023-2024 Catalog

Design Drafting Technology-Mechanical CAD Certificate


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32 Credits

This is a one-year (three quarter) program designed for both the new student entering the field of drafting and for the current employee who wishes to learn more about the knowledge and skills currently in demand by the industry. This certificate prepares students for entry-level careers in computer-aided drafting. Students will learn to create drawings and plans that show the end-product in the proper orthographic layout required by industry. The certificate is a pathway to the Mechanical Computer-Aided Design, AAS  program.

Contact: Terry Waagan, 253-288-5549 - twaagan@greenriver.edu or CAD-design@greenriver.edu

Program Website: CAD-Design and Engineering Technology | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/cad-design/

Program Outcomes:


Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  1. Apply computer and engineering office software for documentation, communication and approval within an engineering office environment.
  2. Apply current ASME Y14.5, machining and AWS symbology for industry production and documentation.
  3. Create accurate solid model computer files to output designs to 2-D documentation, 3-D printing, and CNC machines, using feature based solid modeling or Boolean based construction methods.

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