Drafting

Drafting

DRAFTING – C100200 • Students in this program learn how to create drawings and computer simulations in support of mechanical and industrial engineers. In addition to drafting techniques, students study manufacturing processes and materials, the science of metal, and technical communication. This program stresses the understanding of all aspects of the drafting industry and includes training in planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues.

DRAFTING – C100200 • The Occupational Completion Points below, also known as OCP’s, represent a group of competencies or skills associated with this program’s curriculum frameworks. The CTE instructional standards and benchmarks are annually approved by the State Board of Education.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE HOURS
TDR0070 Introduction to Drafting (formerly ‘Blueprint Reader’) 150
TDR0370 Drafting Assistant 450
TDR0775
TDR0776
Drafting Detailer 1
Drafting Detailer 2
150
150
TDR0570 Architectural Drafter 150
TDR0874 Civil Drafter 150
TDR0777 Mechanical Drafter 150
TDR0875 Structural Drafter 150

DRAFTING – C100200

AVERAGE WAGE:
$23.01 hourly, $47,870 annual

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT:
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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
Autodesk Certified Associate and Professional exams:
• Autodesk Certified Associate – AutoCAD 2013
• Autodesk Certified Professional – AutoCAD 2013
• Autodesk Certified – AutoCAD Architecture
• Autodesk Certified Professional – Revit Architecture

SCHEDULE:
Program Length: 1,500 hours

FALL & SPRING HOURS:
M – F, 7:15 a.m.–1:45 p.m

SUMMER:
Hours may vary

APPROXIMATE COST:
$5,412

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Students must take the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). In lieu of the TABE test, applicants who possess a college degree at the associate in applied science level or higher may submit proof of a U.S. college degree from a regionally accredited institution.

1. Meet with an advisor to discuss career programs.

2. Complete an application, and pay a $30.00 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is valid for one year.

3. Complete Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test if required.

• Students who self-identify with a disability will be referred to Specialized Student Services.

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Student Services
239-377-0900
Email:
LWTC@collierschools.com.

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