AutoCAD Skills Certificate

Campus Kelowna (Apr, Sep)
Delivery Part-Time
Credential Certificate

Online for Fall 2020. Plan to offer in class April 2021.

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Program Highlights

Headed into the building or architectural design industry? AutoCAD is foundational for modern building design, and this certificate provides the fundamental tools for learning the program well. Focusing on two-dimensional application, courses employ practical application and assignments to test software skills and navigate layout and structural design.

Tuition and Fees

2020-21: $3,319.92

Program Details

This 160-hour certificate program introduces students to the tools and applications of AutoCAD software. Emphasis will be on learning the concepts and practical uses of the program as well as developing acceptable practices for electronic file management. Concentrating on two-dimensional drafting, this program teaches the use of AutoCAD using examples of drawings from various industries. A hands-on approach emphasizing practical working techniques is applied to exercises and assignments. This program is suitable for individuals with previous background within residential construction, carpentry, drafting or manufacturing who are wishing to advance or expand upon their skills into computer-aided design.


Admission Requirements

  • Computer Fundamentals or equivalent. Students will be required to take an assessment test and pass with 60% or better if they have not taken Computer Fundamentals previously.


Program Outline

AD 001 Introduction to AutoCAD Skills
AD 002 Applied AutoCAD Skills
MSFD 101 File and Desktop Management

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive the certificate.



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