Students can earn an AutoCAD certification in this program.
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Professional Experience: Mapping and Civil Engineering
Alumni of CCCTC
|►Experienced instructors know what it takes.
|Summarizing the program...........
Drafting allows students to translate ideas into pictures. Drafting gives students the opportunity to learn the proper use of AutoCAD®, drafting instruments, techniques, and the related theory necessary to prepare for involvement in drafting and related fields of employment. Drafters prepare detailed drawings based on rough sketches, specifications, and calculations made by scientists, engineers, architects, and designers. The major units of study include architectural drafting, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, and Computer Aided Design (CAD). Students sit for the AutoCAD® certification test.
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|Videos about the program...........
Drafting Program Video
CCCTC Perspective video and other CCCTC Videos
Why do students come to CCCTC?
|►See what advantage you gain at CCCTC...
Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major. This program puts you in touch with state of the art technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)
Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day. After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)
Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)
What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?
|►Career skills and professionalism....
Major Units of Study
- Architectural - Study of Residential Construction
- Civil Technology- Study of Land Survey Construction
- Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
- Mechanical - Study of Technical Construction
Getting started on your career path takes skills. Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (click to see skills)
At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job. We emphasize professionalism in each program. (more)
How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?
|►College credits & certifications = $$$
Students can become certified in AutoCAD®
AutoCAD certification shows that student are qualified to use the AutoCAD software, a leader in the drafting and architectural industry. Many students normally do not receive this certification until well into their college experience. Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for your career field. This adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate.
Students Can Earn College Credits
College Credits can be earned through articulation agreements with colleges. These agreements are the colleges way of saying that our programs, shops, equipment and instructors meet the same high standards as that college or post-secondary institution.
CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEGE CREDITS YOU CAN EARN AT CCCTC
Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.
If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!
|►You have to apply to attend CCCTC
- Work independently on projects.
- Analytical Skills
- Communication Skills
- Create and produce new ideas and concepts
- Detail Oriented
- Follow multi-step directions
- Manual Dexterity
- Mechanical Aptitude
- Organize information visually
- Personal and social responsibility on independent projects
- Problem Solving
- Produce and store information digitally
- Proficient at using computers
- Think Critically & solve problems in an organized manner
OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!! Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)
SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS. See what you need to apply. For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)
How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?
|►Prerequisites, Schedules, ECP's...
ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC
Transportation is provided to and from your home high school. (there are some exceptions such as community based internship) Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school. (more)
PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)
CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES
SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM
Program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year. (more)
See Program of Studies for most up to date information.
Different career paths that all start with this program.
|►Time to plan for your future......
CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...)
ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)
- Surveying and Mapping Technician
TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)
- Landscape Designer
- Interior Designer
- Code Official
- Construction Inspector
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)
- Architectural Designer
- Building Code Official
- Civil Engineer
- Cost Estimators
- Electrical Engineer
- Environmental Designer
- Environmental Engineer
- Industrial Engineer
- Materials Engineer
- Mechanical Drafter
- Mechanical Engineer
- Regional and Urban Safety Director
- Specification Writer
- Structural Engineer
- Urban Planner/Designer
Check Out These Career Sites:
ONET: The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.
OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.
Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!
What do PROFESSIONALS say about CCCTC?
|►CCCTC STAYS CURRENT........
(Don't just take our word for it)
Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by state and national agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relevant and important in today's job market. A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.
Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution. Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)
PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry. (more)
Manufacturing and Machine Technologies