Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Companies are searching for the right people with the computer drafting and design skills to help improve products, building designs and services.

Mechanical and design drafters and technical engineers use 3D modeling software to create computerized layouts, models and design drafts. These drafts or models will be used to produce or analyze actual structures, products and projects. CADD is extensively used by many industries and companies including automotive, product manufacturing, aerospace, technical manuals, industrial and many more. Skilled drafters are working for architectural firms and property development companies, creating residential layouts, blueprints and commercial building designs. There are also many employment opportunities with civil engineering firms, construction and landscape companies, healthcare facilities and utilities.

Students in YTI's Computer Aided Drafting and Design program train to use AutoCAD software and SolidWorks to create 3D models. Your YTI experience combines qualified instruction with the technical facilities, computer equipment, and tools you'd find on your first day of work.

Program Details

  • Program offered at YTI-York
  • Program length: 21 months
  • Credits: 90
  • Graduates earn an Associate in Specialized Technology degree

Why YTI?

At YTI, you're taught by instructors who have actually worked in the field - so you benefit from their real-world knowledge.

Scholarship Opportunities
YTI has several High School Scholarship opportunities available at our York and Lancaster campuses.

Job Placement Assistance
While employment is not guaranteed, our Career Services Department networks with prospective employers to match businesses that have employment needs with YTI graduates suited for those positions.