Do you love working with computers? Do you have a knack for design? If so, you should join students from around Reading, Wyomissing, Saint Lawrence and Lebanon who are starting a career in computer-aided design (CAD). In our Drafting Technology Program, you will take CAD courses that will prepare you for a position in the ever-growing field of technology.
Our Drafting Technology Program is designed to teach you mechanical, civil, electrical and architectural CAD techniques. In order to teach these skills in a way that is easy to understand, we’ve broken up our program into three parts. The first part of our program will introduce you to the basic principles and ideas behind drafting. In this portion of our curriculum you’ll learn:
The second part of our program consists of mechanical and architectural drafting courses. These classes will teach you how drafting techniques can be applied to manufacturing processes and residential architectural design. In this section of the program you’ll learn:
The third part of our program is a 220-hour externship. Towards the end of your classes, you’ll meet with an externship coordinator who will work with you to choose an externship site that matches your career goals. From there you’ll have the opportunity to practice your skills in a work setting while also getting the work experience employers are looking for. Externships are a great way to network and add work experience to your resume. Learn all about them here on our externships page.
Our Drafting Technology Program is designed to prepare you for several career options:
We understand the importance of a career-focused education and the effect it can have on your life and job prospects. That’s why we’ll work with you to make sure you get the most out of your education. Speak to an Admissions Representative at 866.481.9301 to learn how our student and career services can help you find the career you always dreamed of or click here to request information online.* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Drafters,