Study computer-aided design at JCC
The Computer-Aided Design certificate at Jamestown Community College prepares you for entry-level manufacturing positions in engineering drawing and computer-aided design. After graduation, you can immediately enter the workforce in positions like CAD operator/designer, quality assurance personnel, and entry-level machinist.
While at JCC, you’ll learn how to use industry-standard CAD-based systems like AutoCAD and SolidWorks. If you want to expand your knowledge, the CAD certificate can ladder directly into an A.A.S. degree in Mechanical Technology with a concentration in design.
2021 median pay for drafters: $60,290/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Where to study at JCC
- Fully available on the Jamestown Campus
- Some courses must be completed on the Jamestown Campus
JCC’s CAD certificate prepares you to immediately enter the workforce after graduation.
JCC’s CAD certificate can ladder into the Mechanical Technology A.A.S. degree with a concentration in design.
The MTI provides highly skilled training and industry-standard equipment to prepare for manufacturing careers.
After you complete the program, you will be able to:
- Write effective CNC programs for the machining of mechanical components.
- Use an industrially accepted CAD software package to prepare 2-D drawings.
MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD
MCT 1270: Machine Theory and Operations
MCT 1380: Introduction to Solid Modeling
MCT 2340: Dimensional Metrology
CSC 1510 or CSC 1560: Introduction to Computer Science or Computer Application Software I
MCT 1310: Industrial Safety & Quality Practices
MCT 1320: Production Processes & Maintenance Awareness
MCT 1340: Manufacturing Drawings & Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
MCT 2380: Advanced Solid Modeling
- Apply for graduation.