AutoCAD Design - 191

Mohawk College Certificate
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Prepare for leadership roles in introducing CAD to your workplace. Career opportunities in Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) continue to expand. Using current AutoCAD software, learn to create two dimensional drawings and three dimensional models and customized CAD environments.

Program Length

Approximately 1 to 2 years
Cost ** subject to change

~ $310 per course + textbooks

Intakes Fall, Winter, Spring
Course Load 5 to 10 hours per week, per course

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You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

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Technology and Skills Development

  • Drafting knowledge is strongly recommended.
  • If you have no previous computer knowledge or knowledge of Windows, you should take COMPCO001-Generic Computer Training before taking courses within this program.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Financial Assistance Information

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The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

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Visit the Textbooks page for information on ordering your course materials.

A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Examine and use Computer Aided Design software known as AutoCAD. Investigate and apply entity creation, dimensioning, layers and linetypes, and text creation.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: CADMCV203
Course description: Learn advanced techniques for proficiency in the use of AutoCAD. Learn to recognize the best tool for the task, the best use of that tool, and how to create new tools for efficiency.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: CADMCV206

Select 1 from the next 2 courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Learn to use REVIT Architecture software for building design. Create floor plans, sections, elevations and 3D views. Typical architectural elements such as walls, windows, doors, furniture, floors, ceilings and roofs will be incorporated.
Credits: 3
Course description: Sketch out ideas, experiment with features and dimensions, and produce models and detailed drawings, using SolidWorks graphical interface.
Credits: 3

Select 1 from the next 2 courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: REVIT Architecture is a powerful 3D Building Information Model (BIM) program. Expect to learn advanced collaboration, Design Development and construction documentation tools in this class using Architectural examples.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: CADM10028
Course description: Develop skill in using mechanical design automation software for advanced modeling, drawing and assemblies. Explore the full power of Solid Works with a focus on Mold Design, Sheet Metal, Weldments, Animator and edrawings.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: CADMRE066

Select 1 from the next 2 courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Examine and discuss the modeling process from start to finish in 3D Studio Max. Analyze, identify and assess the proper process of polygon modeling, texturing, lighting and rendering from a floorplan design to a full 3D textured model. Plan, design and construct a 3D modeled Interior adhering to design and scale standards in line with the industry. Assess and justify design choices for final evaluation.
Credits: 3
Course description: Autodesk INVENTOR, a mechanical design automation software. This easy to learn software allows mechanical designers to quickly sketch ideas and produce solid models, detailed drawings and assembles. The primary goal of AutoDesk Inventor is to introduce the aspects of Solid Modeling and Parametric Modeling.
Credits: 3

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.

Course Code Course Name Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
CADMCAD06 AutoCAD - Introduction MyCanvas  MyCanvas  MyCanvas
CADMCAD15 AutoCAD - Advanced MyCanvas MyCanvas MyCanvas


CADM10040 AutoDESK REVIT - Advanced MyCanvas MyCanvas  
CADMRE066 SolidWorks Basic MyCanvas MyCanvas  
CADM10041 SolidWorks Advanced MyCanvas MyCanvas  
CADM10051 AutoDESK 3DS Max     MyCanvas
INFOCAD29 AutoDESK Inventor     MyCanvas
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