Computer-Aided Design Short Term Technical Certificate

Manufacturing Engineering Technologies Computer-Aided Design

Short Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6002 

The Computer Aided Design (CAD) short term technical certificate recognizes the student who has completed a core group of CAD and CAD-related courses.  This collection of courses will provide the student with specialized knowledge and skills to be prepared for entry-level employment in a variety of industries that utilize CAD. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Glenn Vasiloff at 440-366-7009 or

Fall Semester 
 CADD 111 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting * 2
 SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
 TECN 111 Technical Problem Solving * 3
 TECN 115 Industrial Blueprint Reading 2
Spring Semester
 CADD 201 3D Computer Drafting > OR 3
CADD 212 Introduction to Creo Parametric OR >
CADD 213 Introduction to SolidWorks OR >
CADD 214 Introduction to Inventor >
 CADD 235 Detailing and Dimensioning > 3
 TECN 131 Manufacturing Processes I > 3
   Total Credit Hours: 17

1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2.  OR Indicates that a student may select either course which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
3. * Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Established  January 2000
Revised        March 2014
Effective      August 2014


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