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Mount Verrnon Campus Closed

Saturday, September 24, 6:30 AM. The SVC Mount Vernon Campus is closed Saturday, 9/24/16 due to the ongoing situation at Cascade Mall. All classes and events are cancelled. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families during this tragic time.


Technical Design

Our program gives you the skills and experience you need for a great career in technical design. A wide variety of career opportunities exist for trained CAD Technicians.

  • Program Options

    Students will be introduced to a variety of software design tools commonly used in industry, such as: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor, and 3D Studio Max. Through the training and support of the Technical Design program at SVC, students will gain knowledge about workplace safety, work effectively in a manufacturing team environment, operate standard design tools and CAD equipment and create industrial blueprints for effective graphic communication.

  • Certificate Options

  • Outcomes

    Graduates of the Technical Design program will be able to:

    • Proficiently use a CAD work station including storage and retrieval of CAD documents.
    • Use calculation skills to determine the precise size of features shown on technical drawings.
    • Use computer technology to exchange information and develop technical drawings.
    • Participate and contribute to the effectiveness of work teams.
    • Use fundamental skills in writing, reading, speaking, listening & computing to communicate in the workplace.
  • Costs, Financing & Success

    Certificate Program Costs

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.