Architectural Design Software

Certificate

The Architectural Design Software Certificate is designed for individuals seeking entry-level employment as a 2D/3D computer aided design/drafting technician or those looking to increase their computer design skills within the architectural, engineering and/or construction (AEC) industry. The certificate will provide the necessary training in computer-based architectural design to meet entry-level competencies for producing a wide range of construction documents in the AEC industry. Learners will receive hands-on training in various 2D and 3D computer aided design systems throughout their associated coursework. Courses in this certificate ladder into the Architectural Design & Technology Associate Degree program at NTC.

certificate at a Glance

Architectural Design Software 8 Credit Certificate

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo -
  • Medford -
  • Phillips -
  • Spencer -
  • Wittenberg -

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certificate Outcomes

  • Develop 2D construction documents (plans, sections, details, etc.)
  • Create 3D models in a variety of software platforms
  • Prepare 3D project visualization documents
  • Develop Building Information Modeling (BIM) files/documents
  • Create 3D animations and videos of construction projects
  • Prepare framing diagrams and schedules

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Course List

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this certificate.

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