• Architecture & Construction Career Cluster

    COMPUTERIZED DRAFTING & ENGINEERING GRAPHICS

    Instructor: Craig Malinowski

    CIP Code: 15.1301
     
     
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    This nationally recognized, American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) accredited instructional program prepares students in the areas of: planning, preparing and interpreting mechanical, architectural, structural, civil GPS, electrical/electronic, topographic, piping, tool and die, and other drawings. Instruction is provided in manual pencil drafting and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) techniques using the latest versions of Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, Solidworks and Google Sketchup software packages. Instruction in the use of reproduction materials, equipment and processes, development of detailed drawings and 3D solid modeling and printing is provided. This program meets industry standards through curriculum, professional development and state-of-the-art equipment. Students complete an architectural house project, which includes working drawings, specifications, 3-dimensional perspective rendering, and scale modeling. Each student develops a professional portfolio. This program is designed for students who plan to pursue an associate or baccalaureate degree in engineering or architecture.

     

     

       

    AVAILABLE INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

    ADDA Certified Apprentice Drafter

    OSHA 10 Hour Safety

     

    COLLEGE ADVANCED CREDITS

    Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    Bucks County Community College

    Pennsylvania College of Technology

     

    PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS

    Basic computer skills

    Read and interpret technical material at grade level

     

    PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS/ESTIMATED COSTS

    Appropriate uniform attire (approximately $15)

    OSHA 10 Hour Safety (approximately $25)


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