This course is the basic CAD software course. Topics covered are safety, tools, equipment, media and reproduction, sketching, scale usage, drawing formats, alphabet of lines, lettering and geometric construction, computer literacy through CAD, operating systems and file utilities, software functions, office functions, hardware applications, coordinates, drawing environment, plotting, printing, multi-view drawing environment, geometry modifications and dimensioning, symbol library development, introduction to parametric and software, introduction to multiple CAD software used to manipulate text and graphics, and basic CAD applications. 


This course contains laps BC-1 through BC-10.   Students start with BC-1 and work through the laps in order.  There is a test at the end of each lap. 

This course is an engineering focused drafting course utilizing Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software that develops computer skills and electronic skills and applications within engineering applications of drafting within manufacturing. Topics covered are advanced computer operations, CAD application software, and principles of structural drafting, process pipe drawings, electronic/electrical drafting, and cvil drafting. 

This course is presented in 13 LAPS,  DR-1 through DR-13

This course is the basic CAD software course. Topics covered are safety, tools, equipment, media CAD reproduction, sketching, scale usage, drawing formats, alphabet of lines, lettering and geometric construction, computer literacy through CAD, operating systems and file utilities, software functions, office functions, hardware applications, coordinates, drawing environment, plotting, printing, multi-view drawing environment, geometry modifications and dimensioning, symbol library development, introduction to parametric and software, introduction to multiple CAD software used to manipulate text and graphics, and basic CAD applications. 

This is covered through LAPS AC-1 through AC-8

This course is a basic Architectural Drafting course utilizing Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software that develops computer skills and electronic skills and applications within the field of architectural drafting. Topics covered are advanced computer operations, introduction to residential architecture drafting, CADD application software, site conditions/plot plans, lettering and tools, residential design/room layout, structural systems and building materials, working drawings/floor plans and details, dimensioning, foundations, electrical/mechanical/plumbing, presentation drawings, interior and exterior elevations, roof plans, commercial architectural drafting, structural steel framing plans, pre-cast concrete, framing plans, foundations and walls and structural wood. 

LAPS AD-1 through AD-9

Structural Computer Aided Drafting  & Design

LAPS SD-1 through SD-8


This course is a manufacturing focused drafting course utilizing Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software that develops computer skills and electronic skills and applications within the field of drafting within manufacturing. Topics covered are advanced computer operations, introduction to manufacturing drafting, CAD application software, bill of materials for drawings, manufacturing treatments of materials in drawings, shop processes, precision measuring equipment, revision drawings and notes, fasteners, tolerances and fits, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, working, assembly, and development drawings, spur, bevel, and worm gear drawings, cam drawings, weldment drawings, casting drawings, forging drawings, spring drawings, jig and fixture drawings, tool and die drawings, assembly drawings of bearings and seals, mechanical power transmission drawings, application software for mechanical drafting, intersections, revolution drawings, sheet metal assembly drawings, bend allowances, and preparation of geometry for exporting/translation for manufacturing processes. 

LAPS MD-6 througn MD-9    and LAPS MA-1 though MA3.

This course will introduce students to the skills required in CAD Civil. The majority of this course will be projects based and requires lab work to practice these skills. 

LAPS CD-1 through CD-6

Introduction to pipe drafting that consists of project based assignments and requires lab work. Apply Principles of Process Pipe Drawing. 

LAPS PD-1 through PD-6