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CAD-Quality Assurance Certificate

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Additional information available on the Computer Aided Drafting and Design – Mechanical Department website.

The CAD – Quality Assurance Certificate is designed for students to learn a variety of techniques and skills associated with print reading for computer aided drafting. Students will learn about linetype identification and the use of lineweights, file management, industry standards in dimensioning and how to read working drawings. Additionally, students learn how to interpret and apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing in machining or drafting per the ASME Y14.5 specification. Students learn how to examine and interpret the generation of working drawings, and about the team effort amongst design, drafting, manufacturing, and quality control.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the CAD-Quality Assurance certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GDT) in machining/drafting
  • Interpret working drawings for various industries
  • Use common measuring instruments (e.g., Vernier, micrometer) found in manufacturing environments

Total Credit Hours: 12

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