Mechanical Drafting

This course offers basic board drafting and Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) skills to meet the industry's entry level job requirements. The students will learn the drafting language and tool/equipment handling techniques. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a state and national career and technical student organization.
Expect to learn:
  • Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software to produce 2D and 3D drawings
  • Mechanical rendering
  • Model making
Other Features:
  • College Credits and internship opportunities may be available
Career information for this industry:
  • Salary range: $33,510 - $82,610
  • Education range: Associate's Degree to 4-year college education in related field
  • Projected job growth: 1%
Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics Drafters/Mechanical Drafters, Retrieved: 10/12/15

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Schools offering this program:
Metro Tech

Schools offering this program for Dual Enrollment Credits:
Metro Tech