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Technical Design

Advanced manufacturing offers some of the highest paying and most satisfying career opportunities available in today's job market. A wide variety of career opportunities in manufacturing exist for trained drafting/design technicians, including CNC operators, CAD designers, and prototype/development technicians.


Program Options

Through the training and support of the Technical Design program, students will gain knowledge to operate standard design tools and CAD equipment and create industrial blueprints for effective graphic communication. Graduates may work in support of engineers using CAD software to prepare technical drawings and plans. Almost every company involved with design and/or manufacturing has one or more design/drafting positions

Certificate Options

  • Technical Design
  • Computer Aided Design Technician
  • Technical Drawing Micro-certificate
  • Quality Assurance Micro-certificate

See our All the Details page for complete degree and certificate information.

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Contact Us

Barry Hendrix, Chair
Manufacturing Technology & Technical Design Departments
Reeves Hall, Room 16
360-416-6549 (office)
Email Barry

Program Information Sessions

For program information or a current schedule of dates/times for information sessions, please contact the department chair or admissions.