Engineering Design & Drafting Technologist

Diploma (34 weeks)

Engineering Design & Drafting Technologist (34 Weeks)

This program is an introduction to computer-aided drafting (CAD) using current CAD software in the market. It explores basic dimensioning, editing and drawing manipulation functions. Additional topics including tool and die making program and explores power work holding devices and modular tooling systems. No previous computer experience required.

Objectives

Through a series of real-life case studies, you’ll learn how to evaluate designs using such time-honored principles as consistency and alignment. We help you to:

  • Learn how to use the various CAD software in the market
  • Develop an understanding of the significance and importance of CAD
  • Become familiar with CAD/Engineering terminology, architecture and literature in a variety of media
  • Develop basic skills necessary for communicating graphically the needs, ideas, and requirements of progressive industrial manufacturing environments in the Lettering/Text, Geometric Construction, Isometric and Orthographic Construction and others

Course Modules

There are three groups of courses offered:

1. Fundamental Courses

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to Windows
  • Internet Concepts

2. Core Courses

  • AutoCAD
  • Catia
  • Work NC
  • GD&T – Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Unigraphics NX11
  • SolidWorks
  • AutoDesk Inventor
  • CAD & Lab

3. Personal Improvement Courses

  • Meeting Work Objectives
  • Workplace Interaction
  • Job Preparation
  • Building Teamwork Skills
  • Project Management

Grading System and Certification

Students will be required to obtain a score of at least 70% in each subject with an overall average of 75% in order to graduate.

After successful completion of the program, a Diploma certified from Windsor Career College will be granted.

This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Duration and Schedule

This program is covered in eight months (34 weeks) based on twenty hours per week and four hours a day.

Program Features:

  • Hands-on training
  • Experienced Instructors
  • Flexible Sessions
  • Full government funding may be available if you qualify
  • Employment Assistance

Profession - Average Salary ($ / hr)
    • Industrial Designer - $29.81 /hr
    • CAD/CAM Technician - $25.00 /hr
    • Drafting Technologist - $25.00 /hr
    • CNC Machining Tool Operator - $21.00 /hr
    • Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologist - $38.46 /hr
Source:jobbank.gc.ca
(please note: wages are not guaranteed. Students should complete research based on specific employment they are interested in.)

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