Learn more about this program at Manufacturing Career Night, Wednesday, October 23


Take the engineering CAD technician certificate for a solid understanding of CAD software (computer-aided design). We’ll teach you 2D and 3D CAD software programs. You’ll learn how to translate an existing design into technical specifications that can be used in manufacturing using CAD software.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Electrical/electronic drawings
  • Industrial piping layouts
  • Fluid power drawings
  • Jig and fixture design

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The CAD software degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Drafting engineer
  • CAD designer
  • CAD draftsman
  • Blueprint engineer
  • Commercial drafter

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Minnesota Median Wage


US Median Wage


Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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