Drafting Technician: Drafting

Undergraduate Certificate in Drafting Technician: Mechanical 
Program Length: 72 weeks

This program has not passed standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department based these standards on the amounts students borrow for enrollment in this program and their reported earnings. If in the future the program does not pass the standards, students who are then enrolled may not be able to use federal student grants or loans to pay for the program, and may have to find other ways, such as private loans, to pay for the program.

Students graduating on time

N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 72 weeks *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Program Costs*

$1,582 for in-state tuition and fees

$8,718 for out-of-state tuition and fees

$952 for books and supplies

 

Other Costs For this Program

Optional fees: $198 ($66/semester)

Optional fees include:

College Service Fee - $8.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

Student Technology Fee - $8.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

Parking Permit - $50.00 in Fall and Spring semesters

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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.

Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with

N/A* in debt

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical monthly loan payment

N/A* per month in student loans with an interest rate of N/A*.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

*This institution has appealed the earnings data for this program.

Graduates who got jobs

N/A*of program graduates got jobs according to the state job placement rate.

State Information

Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?

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When were the former students employed?

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How were completers tracked?

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*Program does not have enough completers to calculate a placement rate as required. N/A*of program graduates got jobs according to the accreditor job placement rate.

Accreditor Information

Name of the accrediting agency this placement rate is calculated for:

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What types of jobs were these students placed in?

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When were the former students employed?

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How were completers tracked?

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*Program does not have enough completers to calculate a placement rate as required.

N/A* of program graduates got jobs

*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

Related employment fields:

Mechanical Drafters

Licensure Requirements

Program meets licensure requirements in:

StateA, StateB, StateC

Program does not meet licensure requirements in:

StateD, StateE

Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in:

StateF

Program does not qualify students to sit for licensure exam in:

StateG, StateH

The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession:

California

*State requires students to sit for licensure exam

*Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

 

Additional Program Information

The mechanical drafting technician program curriculum is designed for students seeking employment in the following fields: aerospace, civil, electronics, mechanical, structural steel, technical illustration, tool design, piping, sheet metal layout and other related industries.

Total units for the certificate: 32

Upon the successful completion of this certificate, you should be able to:

1. Effectively express information regarding drafting/design activities and topics through speaking, writing, producing drawings and diagrams, using digital media and other appropriate modes of communication/expression.

2. Demonstrate knowledge and technical competency in applied mechanical drafting practice.

3. Demonstrate mastery of the application of modern computer-aided design, or CAD, software tools in the production of technical documents that comply with current industry accepted drafting standards and practices.

4. Demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity and work effectively in teams.

5. Demonstrate an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed life-long learning, especially concerning maintenance and improvement of technical skills.

The drafting technician: mechanical certificate program of study is offered by Chaffey College's manufacturing, industrial design and transportation academic and career community. For more information, visit the manufacturing, industrial design and transportation page

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