FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS MANCF-CT Manufacturing Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)

Objectives/Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, you will be able to produce computer-aided mechanical drawings of components and assemblies of industrial machines, machinery parts and other mechanical equipment by:

Preparing engineering drawings to meet current standards by:

  • Visualizing and applying basic drafting fundamentals
  • Preparing and editing engineering drawings
  • Creating CAD drawings
  • Calculating part features using math skills

Doing quantity take-offs and creating Bills of Material by:

  • Creating Bills of Material in a CAD environment
  • Extracting information from prints and specifications
  • Recognizing various materials and manufacturing processes
  • Calculating and/or measuring material lengths, areas, or mass

Communicating effectively in an office or engineering environment by:

  • Creating sketches for visualization
  • Interpreting and using industrial terminology

Demonstrating an understanding of office equipment, policies and procedures by:

  • Using time efficiently
  • Operating office equipment such as scanners, plotters, printers, etc.
  • Using general software such as work processors, spreadsheets, and the Internet

Conducting field work by:

  • Interpreting and demonstrating professional responsibility
  • Practicing basic safety procedures
  • Drawing basic sketches and/or taking notes
  • Operating measuring tools and video equipment

Interpreting and applying job-related information by:

  • Interpreting and applying drafting standards
  • Using discipline-related terminology
  • Interpreting drawings and extracting required information

Using computers as an engineering tool by:

  • Operating a computer and its operating system
  • Using software for CAD and general office applications
  • Using the Internet for research and communication
  • Demonstrating appropriate computer etiquette

Applying general detaining practices on drawings by:

  • Drawing sectional views
  • Calculating and applying welding symbols
  • Calculating and applying tolerances
  • Applying appropriate G,D & T symbols
  • Applying finishing symbols

Using parametric modeling software to create 3D models and engineering drawings by:

  • Conducting 3D solid models using parametric modeling software
  • Generating engineering drawings from parametric models

Identifying basic manufacturing materials by:

  • Distinguishing different types of metals
  • Differentiating between thermoplastics and thermosets
  • Identifying various types of fasteners and selecting them from catalogues

Understanding basic processes and machinery used in manufacturing by:

  • Differentiating various machines used in manufacturing
  • Understanding the set-up procedures and basic operations of machines used in manufacturing
  • Interpreting tables and calculating bend allowances

Comprehending material flow and scheduling in manufacturing processes by:

  • Extracting product information for bills of material
  • Understanding material flow for part production

Measuring parts to extract dimensional data by:

  • Using various types of measuring instruments
  • Recognizing and using both imperial and metric measuring systems
  • Converting imperial to metric and vice versa

Researching information from technical data, catalogues, specifications, standards, etc. by:

  • Finding specifications and product information for catalogued hardware and parts
  • Using the Internet to do searches
  • Finding and applying engineering drafting standards
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