Computer Aided Drafting

The skills required to transform the specifications and instructions of designers or engineers into complete and precise drawings are the focus of this program.  Components of instruction include technical sketching, the graphic language, basic and advanced CAD software applications, A.N.S.I. standards, electronic document management and dimensioning and tolerance.

Student who complete the program will have the knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in manufacturing engineering drawing or other industry related field such as estimator, CNC programmer, or quality control technician.  Graduates can enter the drafting professional through trainee positions at companies in other drafting disciplines such as architectural, structural and civil engineer drawing.


Architectural Drafter           58 - 61 hours
Mechanical Drafter              58 - 61 hours


Computer Assisted Drafter         37 - 40 hours
Detailer                                    24 hours
Drafter Assistant                       21 - 24 hours

For more information concerning the computer aided design contact:

Steve Bailes
OCTC Main Campus
686-4465 or