PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS CADDP-NA CADD Training

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Overview

  • Available by classroom delivery; two courses available by distance delivery

Our Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) courses will help prepare you for introductory or advanced positions in a broad range of industries including construction, architecture, mechanical design and manufacturing. You will receive hands-on training to become familiar working with popular computer aided drafting (CAD) software used in the industry.

Program Outline

  • Drafting Fundamentals - C
  • Mechanical Blueprint Reading -  D
  • AutoCAD 1 - C / D
  • AutoCAD 2 - C / D   
  • AutoCAD 3 -   C or   AutoCAD 3: 3D Modeling - D 
  • Autodesk Inventor - Essentials - C 
  • Solid Edge - Intro - C
  • Revit 1 - D
  • Revit 2 - D


Legend:

  • C / D - Classroom or Distance Delivery 
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Year 1
Term 1Credit Hours
Electives
CADD-1003AutoCAD 1
3
CADD-2003AutoCAD 2
3
CADD-2001Revit 2
3
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
BLPR-1031Mechanical Blueprint Reading
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Learn to read and interpret blueprints and to make simple sketches while using the terminology associated with the Machine Trade. Through progressively challenging reading and sketching assignments, learn to apply drafting fundamentals or symbolism as recommended by the Canadian Standards Association.

 

CADD-1000Autodesk Inventor - Essentials
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This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to and an understanding of the basic functions of Inventor solid modeling software. Students successfully completing this course will be able to produce accurate part models, assemblies and create working drawings in both imperial and metric measurements. They will understand the concepts of parametric modeling, using default templates, create sketches and features, modify sketches and features, create work features, troubleshoot modeling files and gain a basic understanding drafting principles.  Instruction will be given in a hands-on environment through a combination of lecture, demonstration, practice and assignments.

Prerequisites:
CADD-1003AutoCAD 1
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Start to learn the basic functions of AutoCAD (computer aided drafting software). Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to produce accurate and complete simple two-dimensional working drawings in both imperial and metric measurements. You will understand the concepts of formatting units, layers, text and dimensions. You will know how and when to add or modify objects, text, dimensions and hatching.


You will be provided with access to AutoCAD 2017 software for installation on your own computer. Instruction will be given through written and video instruction in order to produce practice drawings and graded assignments. You will work at your own pace with completion within four months of registration.

Prerequisites:
CADD-1004BIM Fundamentals
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This course introduces students to the fundamentals of applying Building Information Modeling (BIM) concepts and practices to the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) design processes. Students will learn the fundamental tools, commands and workflows of creating a BIM using Autodesk Revit.

In this course, students will create comprehensive 3D architectural building information models to generate concept drawings and construction documents including plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules and 3D views of architectural projects.

Prerequisites:
CADD-2001Revit 2
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This course is designed to build upon the basic functions of Revit learned in Revit 1 and provide you with an understanding of the more advanced functions of Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Upon successful completion this course, you will be able to produce accurate and complete construction drawings of a simple renovation project. You will understand the concepts of phases and phase filters, demolition drawings, construction drawings, and how to build a family. Both AutoCAD and Revit are required for this course. You will be provided with access to both AutoCAD and Revit software for installation on your own computer. Instruction will be given through written and video instruction in order to produce graded assignments. Although the suggested time for this course is 10 weeks, you will work at your own pace to achieve completion within four months of registration.

Prerequisites:
CADD-2003AutoCAD 2
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Build on the basic functions of AutoCAD learned in Level One by learning the more advanced functions of AutoCAD computer aided drafting software. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to produce accurate and complete moderately complex two-dimensional working drawings in both imperial and metric measurements.

You will understand the concepts of isometric drawing, annotation scales, model space and layouts (paper space), viewport control, printer control, blocks, attributes, templates and an introduction to 3D solids. You will be provided with access to AutoCAD 2017 software for installation on your own computer. Instruction is provided through written and video instruction in order to produce practice drawings and graded assignments. You will work at you own pace with completion within four months of registration.

Prerequisites:
CADD-3003AutoCAD 3: 3D Modelling
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This course is designed to introduce students to the tools, concepts and methods of modelling 3D content in AutoCAD. Explore AutoCAD's 3D modelling and visualization capabilities while you learn to create and edit 3D surface, solid and wireframe elements for documentation and presentation.


Students are introduced to topics including:

  • create moderately complex objects in 3D;
  • modify objects in 3D;
  • apply materials and lighting;
  • apply camera perspectives;
  • set up a 3D model for rendering; and
  • convert 3D content to 2D drawings. 
Instruction is provided through written and video instruction to produce practice drawings and graded assignments. 

Although the suggested time for this course is ten (10) weeks, students will work at their own pace to achieve completion within four months of registration. 

Prerequisites:
DRAF-1000Drafting Fundamentals
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Practice in the use of architectural and engineering imperial and metric scales, basic lettering forms, linework techniques, material symbols, architectural conventions and techniques, orthographic and pictorial drawing. Study light wood frame construction and the production of working drawings for a small residential garage.

Prerequisites:
TRAD-1040Solid Edge - Introduction
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Students will be introduced to solid modeling using Solid Edge and shown the fundamentals required to generate engineering drawings of mechanical components. Students will learn how to develop and modify solid models, as well as shop drawings. Time permitting, students will learn how to use the Assembly environment to produce assembled component layouts and the corresponding bill of material, parts list.

 

Prerequisites:

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at bookstore.rrc.ca. Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2022 Spring Term - Distance Education
CADD-3003 AutoCAD 3: 3D Modellingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jun 01, 22 - Sep 30, 22C. Urbanski225877$629
Location: Online
Dates
Jun 01, 22 - Sep 30, 22
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
225877
Cost
$629
CADD-2001 Revit 2more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jun 01, 22 - Sep 30, 22C. Urbanski225887$629
Location: Online
Dates
Jun 01, 22 - Sep 30, 22
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
225887
Cost
$629

2022 Summer Term - Distance Education
CADD-2003 AutoCAD 2more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jul 02, 22 - Oct 31, 22C. Urbanski226103$629
Location: Online
Dates
Jul 02, 22 - Oct 31, 22
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
226103
Cost
$629
CADD-3003 AutoCAD 3: 3D Modellingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 01, 22 - Nov 30, 22C. Urbanski226104$629
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 01, 22 - Nov 30, 22
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
226104
Cost
$629
CADD-1004 BIM Fundamentalsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jul 04, 22 - Nov 30, 22C. Urbanski227815$1,199
Location: Online
Dates
Jul 04, 22 - Nov 30, 22
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
227815
Cost
$1,199
BLPR-1031 Mechanical Blueprint Readingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jul 02, 22 - Oct 31, 22P. Levesque226106$649
Location: Online
Dates
Jul 02, 22 - Oct 31, 22
Delivery
Instructor
P. Levesque
Section
226106
Cost
$649
CADD-2001 Revit 2more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 01, 22 - Nov 30, 22C. Urbanski226109$629
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 01, 22 - Nov 30, 22
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
226109
Cost
$629

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at a minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high-speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to  https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/  for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College Polytechnic surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College Polytechnic.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@rrc.ca

College Support Services

Red River College Polytechnic is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC Polytech.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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