PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS DRACP-CT Drafting/CAD

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Overview

  • Certificate program
  • Available by classroom delivery; some courses available by distance delivery

Description
Gain the skills you need to complete manual or computer-generated plans and drawings for residential and commercial construction projects. You will study building materials, drafting fundamentals, AutoCAD and more.

This program is ideal for those seeking to break into the drafting industry or those who require training to enhance their effectiveness on the job.

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 English is strongly recommended.

Regular Admission Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12 including one credit in the following:

  • Applied Math

Who Should Enrol?

It is recommended that you have good math skills and hand dexterity.

Program Outline

You must successfully complete seven courses to earn a certificate.

First Course of Study:
  • Building Materials - C
Core Courses:
  • Drafting Fundamentals - C
  • Residential Construction - C
  • Commercial Construction - C
  • AutoCAD 1 - C/D
  • AutoCAD 2 - C/D
  • AutoCAD 3 -   C  or  AutoCAD 3: 3D Modeling - D
Electives:
  • Residential Drafting and Design - C

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
CADD-1002AutoCAD 1
3
CADD-1003AutoCAD 1
3
CADD-2002AutoCAD 2
3
CADD-2003AutoCAD 2
3
CADD-3002AutoCAD 3
3
Electives
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.
CADD-1002AutoCAD 1
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This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to and an understanding of the basic functions of AutoCAD computer aided drafting software. Upon successful completion of this course, you should 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.

Instruction will be given in a hands-on environment through a combination of lecture, demonstration, practice and assignments. Assignments will be completed in class, time provided.

You will be provided with access to AutoCAD 2015 software for at your workstation.

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-2002AutoCAD 2
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AutoCAD is a drafting tool that combines power and versatility to produce the drawings required to construct or build any object. This course is designed to build upon the basic functions of AutoCAD learned in Level One and provide you with an understanding of the more advanced two-dimensional features of AutoCAD computer aided drafting software.

You will be provided with access to AutoCAD 2015 software at your workstation.

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-3002AutoCAD 3
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In this course, you will be receive instruction in 3D commands and production of complex 3D drawings. Learn about UCS icon manipulation, 3D surfaces and wire frames, plotting a 3D drawing, 3D faces and invisible lines.

You will be provided with access to AutoCAD 2015 software at your workstation.

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:
CONS-1009Building Materials
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Learn, through practical demonstrations, how to explain the function and performance of a variety of building materials. Explore both residential and commercial construction. Examine the following materials: wood, concrete, masonry materials, insulation and moisture barriers, structural steel, window materials and exterior finishes. Study the following methods: steel and wood framing and finishing, concrete forming, masonry, structural steel erection and connection, site preparation, curtain wall construction, basic electrical and plumbing, insulation and moisture barrier application.

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:
DRAF-1006Residential Construction
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Study common building practices and materials related to residential construction. Create architectural working drawings for a design controlled single story residence with a basement which will consist of site plan, floor plans, elevations, building section, wall section, details and schedules. Prerequisite: Building Materials

Prerequisites:
DRAF-1007Commercial Construction
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Explore common building practices and materials related to a small industrial building. Produce architectural working drawings of a desing controlled single story, masonry-bearing and steel frame structure from written, sketched and oral data. Apply drafting techniques that meet acceptable standards.

Prerequisites:
DRAF-1008Residential Drafting and Design
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Within this course students will develop skills through theory, drawing/sketching and application, to apply in designing residential homes, additions and preparing technical drawings. Emphasis will be geared towards creating and understanding lot plans, grades, creating floor plans, and learning the basics in foundations, joist systems, structural wood floors and roof-lines. Students will solve real design problems and be encouraged to use their creative abilities to design a floor plan.

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

2021 Spring Term - Distance Education
CADD-1003 AutoCAD 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jun 01, 21 - Sep 30, 21C. Urbanski211408$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jun 01, 21 - Sep 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
211408
Cost
$609

2021 Summer Term - Distance Education
CADD-2003 AutoCAD 2more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jul 02, 21 - Oct 31, 21C. Urbanski214947$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jul 02, 21 - Oct 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
C. Urbanski
Section
214947
Cost
$609

2021 Fall Term - Continuing Education
CONS-1009 Building Materialsmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 07, 21 - Nov 16, 21Tu6:00PM - 10:00PMP. Levesque217587$595
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 07, 21 - Nov 16, 21
Class days
Tu
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
P. Levesque
Section
217587
Cost
$595
DRAF-1007 Commercial Constructionmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 09, 21 - Nov 18, 21Th6:00PM - 10:00PMR. Reyes217589$555
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 09, 21 - Nov 18, 21
Class days
Th
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
R. Reyes
Section
217589
Cost
$555
DRAF-1000 Drafting Fundamentalsmore info
Location: Notre Dame Campus
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 07, 21 - Nov 16, 21Tu Th6:00PM - 9:00PMJ. Fraser217598$755
Location: Notre Dame Campus
Dates
Sep 07, 21 - Nov 16, 21
Class days
Tu Th
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
J. Fraser
Section
217598
Cost
$755

2021 Fall Term - Distance Education
CADD-1003 AutoCAD 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 01, 21 - Jan 31, 22TBA218345$625
Dec 01, 21 - Mar 31, 22TBA218346$625
Location: Online
Dates
Oct 01, 21 - Jan 31, 22
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
218345
Cost
$625
Dates
Dec 01, 21 - Mar 31, 22
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
218346
Cost
$625
CADD-2003 AutoCAD 2more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 21 - Dec 31, 21TBA218347$625
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 21 - Dec 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
218347
Cost
$625
CADD-3003 AutoCAD 3: 3D Modellingmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Oct 01, 21 - Jan 31, 22TBA218348$625
Location: Online
Dates
Oct 01, 21 - Jan 31, 22
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
218348
Cost
$625

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 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/studentcomputing 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 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.

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

Graduation Requirements

You must complete your part-time program within four years from the start of the first course in the program, unless otherwise stated in the program outline.

A program GPA of 2.0 (60%) is required to graduate.

You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit.

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details on applying to graduate and convocation, see rrc.ca/convocation.

Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

Employment Potential

Graduates have the following career options:

  • Construction superintendent
  • Foreman
  • Junior technician

For related programs and services, visit Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) at http://www.esdc.gc.ca/eng/home.shtml

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

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

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

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

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