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Computer Aided Design and Drafting Diploma Program

Westwood college computer aided design cad
Schedule Full time
Category Technology
Accreditation Diploma
Duration 48 Weeks

Campuses Offered

Scarborough 416-383-1608
Brampton 905-789-0666
Mississauga 905-629-3088

*Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
The Computer Aided Design and Drafting Diploma (CADD) program will equip students with the knowledge and skills to perform computerized design and drafting functions in an industrial or engineering setting. This program is designed to provide students with the necessary technical knowledge and skills to seek entry-level CADD positions.

Our CADD diploma program will provide students with a combination of mechanical and CADD software training as well as business and technical coursework. In order to meet the various industrial demands that require the capability to use multiple applications, our students study AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Solid Works, Pro/Engineer Wildfire, and Unigraphics, 

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Program Overview
  • AutoCAD 2013 Level 1: 2D
  • AutoCAD 2013 Level 2: 2D
  • AutoCAD 2013 Level 3: 3D
  • Autodesk Inventor 2013 Level 1: Parts
  • Autodesk Inventor 2013 Level 2: Assemblies
  • Autodesk Inventor 2013 Level 3: Drawings
  • Solid Works 2010 Level 1: Parts
  • Solid Works 2010 Level 2: Assemblies
  • Solid Works 2010 Level 3: Drawings
  • Solid Works 2010 Level 4: Sheet Metal
  • Pro/Engineer Wildfire Level 1: Parts
  • Pro/Engineer Wildfire Level 2: Assemblies
  • Pro/Engineer Wildfire Level 3: Drawings
  • Unigraphics NX5 Level 1: Parts
  • Unigraphics NX5 Level 2: Assemblies
  • Unigraphics NX5 Level 3: Drawings
  • Unigraphics NX5 Level 4: Sheet Metal
  • Professional Communication in Engineering
Admission Requirements
  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, OR
  • Students are 18 years of age or older and pass the program entrance examination

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CAD drafting technologists and technicians prepare engineering designs, drawings and related technical information, in multidisciplinary engineering teams or in support of engineers, architects or industrial designers. A large number of CAD drafters work for architectural and engineering firms that design construction projects or do related contract work. Employment opportunities may also be found in a variety of manufacturing industries. (click here to see details)

Possible Careers NOC: 2253

  • Architectural Draftsperson
  • Computer-Assisted Design And Drafting Technologist
  • Computer-Assisted Drafting (CAD) Technician
  • Design And Drafting Technologist
  • Drafting Technician
  • Drafting Technologist
  • Draftsperson
  • Electrical Draftsperson


  • Electromechanical Draftsperson
  • Electronic Draftsperson
  • Engineering Design And Drafting Technologist
  • Mechanical Draftsperson
  • Steel Detailer – Drafting
  • Structural Draftsperson
  • Structural Steel Drafter-Detailer
  • Supervisor, Drafting Office


Common Duties

  • Produce engineering designs and drawings from concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations / equipment
  • Prepare design sketches
  • Produce documentation packages and drawing sets
  • Conform to specifications and design data                                                                                                           by checking design drawings
  • Write technical reports
  • Prepare contracts and tender documents
  • Prepare construction specifications, material estimates and costs
  • Train and supervise and other drafters and technicians and .
  • Produce engineering drawings, plans, diagrams or layouts from sketches

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