The Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) Certificate program is designed to develop and enhance practical skills; increasing students' knowledge for a successful CADD career.
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Department's website: kpu.ca/science/cadd
In addition to the Faculty's Undergraduate Admission Requirement, which consists of KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:
- Satisfy the Math requirement at Level E1 of the Mathematics Alternatives Table; or through successful placement by the CADD Math Placement Test at a minimum of 60%
- Complete the online CADD information session or an interview with a CADD department representative.
Note: Students wishing to complete the Diploma program without having to undertake any preparatory courses must satisfy Level C1 of the Mathematics Alternatives Table.
KPU Engineering Certificate graduates admitted to the CADD program may be eligible to receive advanced standing, in lieu of 16 credits of courses in CADD at the 1100 level.
Applicants with Drafting 11 and/or 12 from a BC Secondary School can challenge the CADD 1100 course by writing a Qualifying Assessment. Contact the CADD Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Certificate in CADD requires 32 credits
|CADD 1150||Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) Software||4|
|Select 12 credits from courses in CADD at the 1100 level||12|
|CADA 1201||Architectural Principles||4|
|CADA 1250||Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software for Architectural||4|
|Select 8 credits of either Mechanical or Structural:||8|
|3 Dimensional (3D) Parametric Solids Modeling Software|
|Introduction to Structural Drafting and Concrete|
|Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Structural|
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Computer Aided Design and Drafting.
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