The Associate Certificate in Computer Aided Design Technology offers a selection of CAD courses ranging from 2D AutoCAD to advanced 3D modeling using applications like Autodesk Inventor and SolidWorks.
About the program
A selection of part-time studies courses will be offered that will lead to an Associate Certificate in Computer Aided Design Technology. Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools are being increasingly used in engineering and architectural fields. As well, CAD is finding applications in other areas such as facilities management and interior design.
To be awarded an Associate Certificate in Computer Aided Design Technology, the student must complete 6.0 credits of required courses and 12.0 credits of elective courses for a total of 18.0 credits.
Who it’s for
The Associate Certificate program is intended for:
- draftspersons, technicians or individuals who are skilled in a technical field who need to develop their CAD proficiency
- individuals who require a formalization of their technical abilities in CAD
The associate certificate program courses are taught at a level that assumes students have completed senior secondary school math, science and English or equivalent.
What grads can do
Job opportunities depend on the student’s chosen electives, previous level of education and applicable work experience.
Costs & Supplies
Part-time study courses are individually priced. Please check each individual course to see the applicable tuition fee.
Graduating & Jobs
Job opportunities depend on the student’s chosen electives, and previous level of education and applicable work experience. As a BCIT student and alumni, you have access to BCIT’s Student Employment Services for work search support and resources, and also eJobs, an online job bank created specifically for BCIT graduates.
Faculty, Advisors & Staff
Paul Morrison, DipIT, BEng, ASct
Acting Associate Dean
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