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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 13
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares individuals for careers where they will translate the ideas, rough sketches, specifications, and calculations of engineers and designers into working plans which are used in producing a product as well as calculating the strength, reliability, and cost of materials. Instruction is provided for use of traditional drafting equipment and computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment. Related courses such as technical math and computer numerical controlled programming (CNC) supplement the many drafting and design courses.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Architectural and Civil Drafters

  • Median wage: $23.76/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Electrical and Electronics Drafters

  • Median wage: $26.07/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Mechanical Drafters

  • Median wage: $26.94/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: getinfo@rctc.roch.edu