CAD - Building Information Management

 

Learn Computer Aided Drafting at Emily Griffith Technical College!

Prepare for a career in architecture, engineering or construction using cutting-edge technology while learning about building project principles and the basics of construction drawing. Be at the forefront of the design industry with three-dimensional modeling knowledge using state-of-the-art computer software to convert designs into technical drawings and plans. The fast-paced Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry that relies on 3D Modeling is expected to need between 30-50,000 skilled workers in the next 10 years.

Students learn the fundamentals of CAD and Design Visualization software such as AutoCAD, Sketchup, and 3ds Max. Additionally, students complete projects in beginner and intermediate Revit courses, introducing them to real-world applications.​

The EGTC Computer Aided Drafting - Building Information Modeling Program is now a Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program.

Gainful Employment Information

 

CAD/BIM Program Flyer

 

2017-2018 Program Dates

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 2/14/2018
  • 9/26/2017 – 3/20/2018
  • 1/8/2018 – 6/18/2018
  • 2/13/2018 – 7/19/2018

Part-Time (M-Th, 7:30-11:30 a.m. or 12-4 p.m.)

  • 8/21/2017 – 7/2/2018
  • 10/25/2017 – 11/1/2018
  • 1/31/2018 – 12/1/2018
  • 5/8/2018 – 4/1/2019

 

Program Cost

 

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $14
  • Annual Salary = $28,000

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $18
  • Annual Salary = $47,880

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Drafter/Draftperson for:
    • Architects
    • Civil or mechanical engineers
    • Landscape architects
  • CAD operator
  • Construction analyst
  • Design technician
  • CAD specialist

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Architectural firms
  • Civil or mechanical engineering firms
  • Interior design companies
  • Landscape architect firms
  • Construction contractors
  • Electrical contractors
  • Fire system design firms

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From our students...

I got my GED here and then said, ‘wow that was it.’ I wanted to continue to go to school and since I’m paying out of pocket it was the best option.

Pamela Lanham
Computer Network Technician Student

From our teachers...

We place nearly 100% of our students who complete these programs. We have very good job contacts in these programs, with a lot of community support, which makes these very successful programs.

Terry Partridge
Current Faculty