Computer-Aided Drawing & Modeling

  • CAD-M St Pete

    Length 1,200 Hours
    Admissions Contact

    Nancy Randolph |

    (727) 893-2500 x2060

    Course Information Charles Ball |
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    Mission: The mission of this program is to provide students the opportunity to develop the knowledge and technical skills necessary to prepare them for careers in computer-aided drawing and modeling. 

    Program C100300 consists of a planned sequence of courses:

    CAD & Modeling I –  Course TDR0301 (450 hours) Content includes basic Computer-aided drawing skills, mathematic skills, multi-view drawings, auxiliary drawings, basic dimensioning, pictorial drawings, preparing basic computer-aided architectural drawings, demonstrate basic electrical/electronic literacy, two dimensional architectural multi-level drawings, plot plans, landscaping plans, mechanical working drawings, three-dimensional mechanical drawings, foundation and electrical plans, basic HVAC and isometric plumbing plans and employability skills. 

    CAD & Modeling II – Course TDR0302 (450 hours) Content includes computer-aided 3D architectural drawings using building information modeling (BIM) tools, preparing an advanced three-dimensional site plan drawing, advanced landscape plan, advanced wall section, electrical and foundation plan using BIM, and prepare an advanced HVAC and plumbing plan. 

    Building Information Modeling CAD Technician – Course TDR0303 (300 hours) – Students will prepare computer-aided 3D architectural commercial drawings using building information modeling tools.


    Civil/Geographic Information Systems CAD Technician – Course TDR0306 (300 hours) –  Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic civil drawings, computer-aided map details, surveying and mapping procedures, and prepare advanced map drawings.


    Mechanical CAD Technician – Course TDR0305 (300 hours) –  Students will prepare advanced mechanical drawings, production drawings using 3D CAD techniques, and engage in project planning activities to expedite the completion of mechanical drafting projects.

    Distance Education: Not available at this time

    Industry Certification(s):

    • Autodesk Certified User - AutoCAD
    • Autodesk Certified User - Revit Architecture
    • Autodesk Certified Professional - AutoCAD
    • Autodesk Certified Professional - AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Autodesk Certified Professional - Inventor
    • Autodesk Certified Professional - Revit Architecture

    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

    Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

    Basic Skills Exit Requirement for Program CompletionStudent's competency in computation (mathematics) and communication (reading/language arts) is assessed; required basic skills grade levels are: Computation - 10 and Communication - 9.  

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    Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.

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