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Career Area: Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-606-3
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Mechanical CAD Drafting Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

AutoCAD Drafter
CAD Technician/Drafter/Operator
CATIA Operator
Design Drafter
Inventor Operator

Average Median Wage


Mechanical CAD Drafting Programs

Use your creativity to solve problems and create new products. Develop the technical skills needed for entry-level work in an engineering department. You will learn to interpret and prepare mechanical drawings of products and machine components to the specifications of the designer and /or the engineering team. You could also investigate other areas of the design process such as strength requirements, material choice, product improvement and cost savings. In addition, you will learn about manufacturing processes, technical drafting and technical math.

Mechanical CAD Drafting Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Fox Valley Mechanical CAD Drafting at Fox Valley