Choosing Computer-Aided Drafting and Design at LA ORT

Choosing Computer-Aided Drafting and Design at LA ORT

A Growing Industry
The demand for those certified in computer-aided drafting and design is growing!  Manufacturing activity in the U.S. has grown more than the country’s overall economic GDP in the last three years and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, reported that the construction industry has added 6,000 jobs just this past June. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the architectural and civil drafting will grow 9% into 2018.

Career Options
Some career options available for those certified in computer-aided drafting and design include jobs at manufacturing companies, in engineering departments, and architecture firms. What many do not know, is that this certification is a good step into interior design drafting field as well. This program also provides a foundation for those considering growing their own drafting consulting firm to support manufacturing and architectural companies.

At LA Ort
While most CADD programs focus on just AutoCAD, LA ORT College’s CADD program includes comprehensive coverage of  specialized softwares such as Revit and SolidWorks, in addition to aspects of Interior Design. These programs use more 3D components and are seeing a growing trend in use in the industry.

This 1200-hour degree can be pursued any time of day: courses are offered in the morning, afternoon, or evening. LA ORT provides all of the tools you need to pursue your career in drafting, including portfolio design preparation. Be sure to check out the financial aid information for how you can earn a CAD degree. Then speak with an admissions advisor and contact us today! We’re glad to hear from you.

LA ORT is a group of nonprofit junior colleges in Los Angeles and Van Nuys provide career training in short term courses.