Establish a Successful Career in Design as a Skilled Computer Aided Design Professional
Students in the Associate of Science Degree in Computer Drafting and Design gain a well-rounded education, with an emphasis in the following areas:
- General Education
- Computer Science
The courses in this career training program provide the necessary information to prepare a student for a career as an entry level Computer Aided Design (CAD) operator.
Increasing Demand for Skilled Drafting & Design
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupation Outlook Handbook, industrial growth and increasingly complex design problems associated with new products and manufacturing processes will increase the demand for drafting services. Also, drafters are beginning to break out of the traditional drafting role and increasingly do work once solely performed by engineers and architects, which is increasing demand for drafters.
Today’s job market is looking for qualified candidates that display speed, accuracy and knowledge. CAD courses offered at Florida Technical College provides the skills needed in all three requirements to compete in today’s job market.
In the Computer Drafting and Design program, graduates will be trained to seek entry level employment in a number of occupations:
- Architect Intern
- Company CAD Trainer
- Entry level Draftsperson
- Civil Surveying Draftsperson
- Mechanical Draftsperson
- Interior Design Intern
- Electrical Draftsperson
Career Ready in a Short Time – The FTC Advantage
FTC offers an avenue for students to create a network with employers and employees already established in the workforce. Field trips and guest speakers bring in the latest information on the current job market and its expectations. The course work at FTC offers a comprehensive look at various CAD and drafting techniques, including architectural, electronic, mechanical and civil drafting and 3-D CAD.
Small Class Sizes – The Computer Aided Design courses at FTC offer individualized instruction, classroom settings that allow for more contact hours to develop skills in the subject area, practical lab based courses and feasible curriculum to meet the market demands. You’ll receive personal, one-on-one attention from our experienced instructors, so you get the support you need to master material quickly. Our instructors are experienced IT professionals, so they know just what you’ll need to succeed in the professional setting.
Career Services – FTC has a dedicated career services office that will help with post-graduate job placement. Career Services is dedicated to helping you make a smooth transition from student to working professional.
Find Out More
Explore if working in the Computer Aided Drafting industry is right for you. Click on the button below or call your nearest FTC campus today to speak with a knowledgeable Florida Technical College Admissions Representative:
- Lakeland: 888-904-1781
- Deland: 888-906-6869
- Orlando: 888-574-2082
- Kissimmee: 888-906-5730
- Pembroke Pines: 888-779-2572
Not all programs are available at all locations.