Nova Scotia Community College

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CAD Technician – Mechanical

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Description:A CAD Technician works with designers and engineers to convert their ideas and concepts for new products and designs into accurate drawings that specify size, shape, materials and other specifications. These drawings are then used by professionals in manufacturing, consulting and construction to produce the desired product or structure.

In this program, you're introduced to mechanical drafting disciplines and become familiar with the many additional opportunities that are available in other graphic related fields. Technical mathematics and communications specific to these fields are integrated. Problem-solving abilities and drafting skills are honed through practical assignments where you think through the process of drawing development. Production of drawings using computer-aided-drafting (CAD) is a significant component. 3D solid modelling and parametric concepts are introduced and utilized and other computer applications are used to produce documents related to the manufacture, marketing and use of the products.
URL:CAD Technician – Mechanical at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 13, 2018