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Computer Aided
Drafting and Design

Closer than you think!
Program offered at:
Program length:   months
Total credits:        credits
Graduates earn  
» 45% Employed in engineering service
firms that do drafting work on a
contract basis
  • Drafters prepare technical drawings that are used by production and construction workers
  • Opportunities should be best for those with formal training and experience using CAD systems

Computer Aided Drafting and Design Program Overview

Companies are searching for the right people with the Computer Drafting and Design skills to help improve products, building designs, and services.

Mechanical and Design Drafters, and Technical Engineers use 3D modeling software to create computerized layouts, models, and design drafts. These drafts, or models, will be used to produce or analyze actual structures, products, and projects.

CADD is extensively used by many industries and companies including; automotive, product manufacturing, aerospace, industrial, and many more.

Skilled drafters are working for Architectural firms and Property Development companies creating residential layouts, blueprints, and commercial building designs. There are also many employment opportunities with Civil Engineering Firms, Construction and landscape companies, healthcare facilities, and Utilities.

With training from YTI Career Institute you could start your Computer Aided Drafting and Design career in as few as 21 months.

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YTI's new 3D printer allows CADD students to turn their designs into solid models.

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Why YTI?

» Hands-on learning opportunities
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» Real-life application of coursework
» Classes that fit your schedule
» Industry-modeled facilities

Why is accreditation important?

YTI Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. When you attend an ACCSC-accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality.

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YTI has Advisory Boards comprising local business professionals that provide valuable input to ensure that our training and program curricula match industry needs.


  1. Center for Workforce Information & Analysis, Pennsylvania Occupational Outlook Handbook, Drafters, on the Internet at (visited February 14, 2013).


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