Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer
The CAD Specialist certificate offers students an opportunity to acquire proficiency in computer-aided design. It can serve as an introduction to general CAD skills as a springboard to further study, as a short program for the development of specific skills to obtain immediate employment or as a bridge to upgrade existing skills with the latest in CAD technology.
This certificate presents students with hands-on activities in two- and three-dimensional computer generation, presentation quality drawings, blueprint fundamentals, solid modeling and computer animation and simulation techniques. Students will work with computer programs that will allow you to construct commercial-grade graphics, animation and special effects.
CAD specialists are in demand by the construction industry, factories, industrial manufacturers, architectural and engineering firms, special-effects production companies and software firms.
|CAD:104||Computer Aided Drafting OR||3.0|
|CAD:172||Intro to CAD: AutoCAD||2.0|
|SDV:200||Intro to Computers or equivalent||1.5|
|CAD:165||Rendering and Animation||3.0|
|CAD:175||Advanced CAD: AutoCAD||2.0|
|CON:113||Construction Print Reading OR||2.0|
|WEL:110||Welding Blueprint Reading||2.0|
$32,995 - $46,355 - Architectural & Civil Drafters
$34,524 - $49,503 - Mechanical Drafters
All American Homes, Dyersville, IA
All Systems, Dubuque, IA
AY McDonald, Dubuque, IA
Bodine Electric, Peosta, IA
Cascade Lumber, Cascade, IA
Conlon Construction, Dubuque, IA
Eagle Window & Door, Dubuque, IA
EIP Manufacturing, Earlville, IA
Featherlight, Cresco, IA
Halliburton Energy Services, Burns Flat, OK
Unison Solutions, Dubuque, IA
Assistant Project Manager
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