15.1301DRAFTING AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN, GENERAL
(PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)
Drafting & Design Technology is an instructional program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills as each relates to gathering and translating of data or specifications including basic aspects of planning, preparing and interpreting mechanical, architectural, structural, civil,electrical/electronic, topographical and other drawings and sketches used in various engineering fields. Instruction is designed to provide experiences in drawing and CAD; the use of reproduction materials,equipment and processes; the preparation of reports and data sheets for writing specifications; the development of plan and process charts indicating dimensions, tolerances, fasteners, joint requirements and other engineering data; the development of models; and drafting multiple view assembly and sub-assembly drawings as required for manufacture, construction and repair of mechanisms. The Program consists of a list of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks.
Students who successfully complete the Program will have the opportunity to work as entry level CAD-Technicians with mechanical, architectural, and civil drafting professionals. Students may also work in many related careers such as surveying, construction estimating, and specification writing.
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