Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD)

This course teaches students drafting fundamentals used by drafters, architects, engineers, and industrial designers to create blueprints and other designs used in these industries.


Mr. Mertell

Course Location

Richland Community College Campus


Algebra I required and Geometry recommended.

Areas of Study

  • Use of plotters & printers
  • Use of blueprint machines
  • CAD techniques and software
  • Industrial drafting
  • Mechanical Desktop
  • Auto CAD
  • 3 D drafting
  • Architectural Design

Dual Credit  

Tech Academy Course Richland Course/Credit
Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) I

Drafting Fundamentals DRAFT 101 - 4 credits

Auto CAD, Introductory DRAFT103 - 3 credits