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

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.

Program Contact
Continuing Education Technology
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
  • 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.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 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.

Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course. 

Visit the Mohawk College Bookstore Textbook Search (opens in new window) for information on textbooks.

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: Learn the techniques required for proficiency in 3DS MAX including drawing in 3 dimensions, importing files, adding lighting and rendering materials for architectural presentation.
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)


CADM10028 AutoDESK REVIT - Advanced Classroom    
CADMRE066 SolidWorks Basic Classroom Classroom  
CADM10041 SolidWorks Advanced   Classroom  
CADM10051 AutoDESK 3DS Max   Classroom  
INFOCAD29 AutoDESK Inventor   Classroom  
CADMCAD06 AutoCAD - Introduction Classroom Classroom & eLearn Classroom
CADMCAD15 AutoCAD - Advanced Classroom eLearn Classroom
Getting Started

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