May 27, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT) 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT)

Technology Studies: CAD User Certificate (CADU-CC-COT)

Location(s): Gateway, Manchester, Naugatuck Valley, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis

DRAFT CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this draft catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this draft catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • This catalog is a draft to be finalized in the Spring of 2023. The policies, courses and programs described are not applicable until the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) User certificate program provides students with the basic training in creating engineering drawing and 3D models of parts. The program uses AutoCAD® and Solidworks® software to provide the students with the basic training they need in the field of computer aided drafting. The program is a steppingstone to seek lower-level mechanical drafting jobs or to continue to obtain Mechanical CAD certificate. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create basic engineering drawings
  • Create basic 3D models of parts and assemblies

Total Credits: 6