Engineering and Architectural AutoCAD

Certificate Program

AutoCAD has become an indispensable tool for engineers, architects, and designers. This certificate program will bring you up to speed in AutoCAD 2023, the premiere computer-aided drafting package.

This comprehensive certificate program is an excellent way to learn AutoCAD and emphasizes hands-on, project-oriented learning, which translates into useful CAD learning for employment and/or re-training. Students are encouraged to select an actual real-world project from their place of employment, or one they would like to complete from their own personal choice. This project will be used as a foundation from which you will learn all of the AutoCAD skills to complete the project by the end of the program.

4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be provided upon request as a permanent record of one's attendance, if requested by the last class meeting.


This program is offered in an online format, with live lectures on Saturdays from 10am to 3pm (including an hour break at 12pm noon). During the week and before the online live lectures, students will be able access asynchronous online course materials to prepare themselves for the weekly live lectures.

  • Drafting professionals who need to transition from traditional board design and drawing techniques
  • Designers and engineers who require state-of-the-art tools
  • Individuals considering computer-aided drafting as a career
  • Architectural project managers who need practical experience with computer-aided design and management
  • Designers who want to bring their ideas and projects to life
  • This certificate will enhance your productivity and make you a more valuable employee by increasing your skills to complete project designs.
  • AutoCAD basics
  • Plotting methods and shortcuts
  • CAD file manipulation
  • Complete all three sections of the course (10 class meetings)
  • Complete all assignments including at least one professional-level drawing