Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD)
*Please note, registration for these courses opens June 17th.
The following courses are part of the Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) certificate program and are intended to provide you with the skill set you need for success in seeking entry-level positions in the rapidly expanding and transforming field of computer assisted drafting. Each course may be taken separately or applied to the certificate. In order to apply for the certificate credential, the courses must be completed within a three-year period with a passing grade of 75 percent in each course. There is a $25 graduation fee when applying for the certificate.
CAD I : Basic AutoCAD — Part A
Prerequisite: An introductory computer course with Windows or equivalent experience and keyboarding proficiency.
This class covers basic AutoCAD functionality and drafting principles. Topics include CAD in industry and technical illustration methods, AutoCAD file management, navigating the AutoCAD desktop, basic drawing and editing commands, drawing aids, coordinate entry, polylines, text in AutoCAD drawings, text editing, sketch lines, and hatch patterns.
Text: Applying AutoCAD 2013, by Terry Wohlers, available at the UFV bookstore.
CHILLIWACK —Trades & Technology Centre, 5579 Tyson Rd
(80001 TRD CAD01 C9A) Barry Murley, 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6–10 pm, $650. Starts Sep 23
CAD II: Basic AutoCAD — Part B
Prerequisite: CAD I
Continue with basic AutoCAD functionality and learn to add features to enhance AutoCAD drawings. Topics include drawing setup, layers and linetypes, dimensioning in AutoCAD, paper space layouts, plotting AutoCAD drawings, blocks and attributes.
Text: Applying AutoCAD 2013 by Terry Wohlers, available at the UFV bookstore.
CHILLIWACK — Trades & Technology Centre, 5579 Tyson Rd
(80059 TRD CAD02 C9A) Barry Murley, 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6–10 pm, $650. Starts Oct 30
Last updated June 2013