Drafting Academy

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The Drafting Academy offers students the opportunity to learn and develop skills that emphasize the ability to visualize objects and then produce drawings of those objects in 2D and 3D views.

Through this process students will be working with various software packages (AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architect, Revit, and Inventor). The completion of this academy will allow students to gain dual credit through Northeast Community College in two drafting classes for a total of seven credit hours.

Possible Careers

  • Design
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • ...and other blueprint-reading positions.

 


RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCES

Freshman: Exploring STS (recommended exploratory course for academy)
Sophomore: Drafting I (required intro course for academy)
Junior: Architecture (required intermediate course for academy)
Senior: *Drafting II (required capstone course for academy)
Senior:
*Technical Math (required core course for academy)

* Dual Credit Courses (Northeast Community College)


Career Student Organization


SkillsUSA

 

Drafting Academy Partners

  • Northeast Community College
  • Mead Lumber
  • Nucor Detailing Center
  • Norfolk Specialties
  • Norfolk Iron & Metal