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Plan, design, and create with an NSCC certificate in Computer Aided Design

Students in NSCC’s Computer Aided Design nine-month credit certificate program develop drafting and design skills that can be applied in fields including architectural, civil, mechanical, construction, and electrical/electronic design. Graduates may work as drafters, engineering designers, or in support of engineers or architects using AUTOCAD and SolidWorks software to prepare technical drawings and plans. Upon graduation, students are prepared to take AUTOCAD and SolidWorks certificate exams.

Career opportunities upon completion:

  • CAD Drafter
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Electrical Drafter
  • Architectural Drafter

Related Offerings:

Engineering Technology Degree Pathway

Construction and Building Science Degree Pathway

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate Pathway


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Questions related to program admissions or applications? Contact or call 978-762-4188.

Program advising related questions? Contact or call 978-762-4048.

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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