Computer Aided Drafting and Design

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program that prepares individuals to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to the creation of graphic representations and simulations in support of engineering projects. Includes instruction in engineering graphics, two-dimensional and three-dimensional engineering design, solids modeling, engineering animation, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided design (CADD), and auto-CAD techniques.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

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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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529