Computer Aided Design Technology


Drafters prepare technical drawings and plans used by production and construction workers to build manufactured products; examples of these may include toys, appliances, industrial machinery, spacecraft, structures, home plans, office buildings, and oil and gas pipelines. Drafters fill in technical details using drawings, rough sketches, specifications, codes, and calculations previously made by engineers, surveyors, architects, or scientists.  We are also an authorized Autodesk testing center.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,984.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,315.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Assistant Drafter432Certificate
Detail Drafter864Certificate
Drafting and CAD Technician1728Diploma
Residential Architecture Drafter1728Diploma
Civil Drafter1728Diploma
Mechanical Drafter1728Diploma
Structural Drafter1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
2468 Technology Center Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301

Job Duties

All drafters not listed separately.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 290

Current job openings per year: 30

Books and Supplies Lists


Dan Rodenbaugh
731-424-0691 x127

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