Computer Aided Design (CAD), Continuing Education Certificate
This course series prepares students for a career as an entry-level or assistant CAD designer/drafter in fields such as architecture, electronics, construction, and civil engineering. CCBC Catonsville is an Autodesk Authorized Training Center and a Bentley Systems Inc. educational partner.
CCBC Credential: Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).
Financial Aid and Payment Options
Baltimore County College Promise
Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development
77 hours; number of weeks and start dates vary.
Courses offered at CCBC Catonsville.
Minimum age of 16 with parental permission.
Recommended - Previous design or CAD experience is helpful, but not necessary.
To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application. An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.
Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.
Program Course Sequence
VOA 559 - Introduction to CADD may be substituted for TEC 005 - Basic Auto CAD
VOA 560 - CAD Applications - MicroStation may be substituted for TEC 400 - Introduction to Microstation Graphics
VOA 561 - CAD Building Information Modeling - Revit may be substituted for TEC 504 - Autodesk Revit Level I
VOA 563 - Computer-Aided Civil Applications
VOA 564 - Inventor
VOA 591 - Revit Basics
VOA 592 - Revit Templates
VOA 562 - Solid Modeling
Skills for Success:
Self-motivated; punctual and prompt; ability to work alone; ability to follow directions.
Entry-level or assistant CAD designer/drafter positions in fields such as architecture, electronics, construction, and civil engineering.
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