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Envision and Create a Great Future for Yourself With NECC’s CAD Certificate

If you are creative, visually oriented, and enjoy working on computers, the Computer Aided Drafting Certificate can prepare you for a thoroughly rewarding career. Best of all, you can apply your skills to almost any area of interest from engineering to electronics to industrial design and more.

Why Choose NECC?

You’ll work and learn on state-of-the-art equipment, and gain proficiency using industry-standard CAD software. You’ll be guided by experienced faculty and can participate in a co-op (internship) placement to gain real-world experience. With this program you will:

  • Learn how to represent engineering designs graphically and use two-dimensional computer aided drafting software and three-dimensional solid modeling
  • Produce architectural, mechanical, and electrical-based engineering drawings
  • Practice working in design teams, and produce projects which reflect real-world applications

Because of NECC

You will be able to pursue a wide variety of entry-level jobs across a broad array of fields. Common job titles include:

  • Computerized drafter
  • Architectural drafter
  • Engineering assistant
  • And more


Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes


Career Paths & Job Market

Career Paths
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