Mountain View College CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided
Manufacturing) certificate is a multi-disciplinary program designed to
train individuals as entry level drafters and CNC (Computer Numerical
Control) programmers or operators. The CAD/CAM certificate includes
courses in technical math, basic drafting, and advanced CAD techniques.
Students will also take courses in the use of manual mills and lathes,
CNC programming, and CAD/CAM programs such as MasterCAM.
who complete the program successfully can find good paying jobs as
entry level drafters, machinists, and CNC operators or programmers in
various industries including oil field equipment, aerospace, and
automotive. The job opportunities in the metal working and related
industries have grown considerably over the last few years. The Bureau
of Labor Statistics expects the need for CAD/CAM to be good because so
many individuals are currently retiring.
CAD/CAM Certificate Suggested Courses - The courses can be taken for credit or non-credit through Continuing Education.