CAD Technology Certificate Program

Cad Certificate Program

CAD Certificate Program

Develop the necessary skills and technical knowledge in 2D drafting design utilizing Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to excel in a construction design career.

During the CAD Certificate Program, you’ll learn AutoCAD from the very beginning to create construction documents and implement problem-solving strategies. Supplement your CAD knowledge by specializing in Revit Fundamentals or SketchUp.

  • Nationally accredited program
  • Free student software
  • Learn at your convenience
  • Scheduled due dates to help you stay on track

Job Ready in Just 8 Months

All VDCI nationally accredited Certificate Programs are accelerated, condensing material into shorter, comprehensive programs. This means you’ll be able to earn a credential and enter the workforce fully trained in a fraction of the time of traditional degrees.

Showcase Your Achievements

Earn a program certificate and multiple verified digital credentials from Accredible by completing this program.

Programs Cad Certificate
Navy Revit Fundamentals
autocad training bundle
cad training credential
course completion certificate

Training Path

Your Certificate Program training path will consist of required courses and electives. Our training paths are designed to provide a comprehensive education to help you hit the ground running as soon as you enter the workforce.

CAD 101 – Introduction to AutoCAD
CAD 201 – Intermediate AutoCAD
CAD 301 – AutoCAD Construction Documents I
CAD 302 – AutoCAD Construction Documents II
CAD 304 – CAD Detailing
CAD 311 – CAD & Project Management
Elective Courses
Capstone Project


Certificate Programs allow students to specialize in areas of knowledge through their chosen electives. Learn more about your chosen field of study or branch out to learn a new software or skill set. Specializations make you more marketable in a job hunt and valuable in the workplace.

Navy Revit Fundamentals
Revit Fundamentals Digital Credential

Revit is a market-dominant software used in architecture, engineering, and is collaboratively used in civil engineering.

Civil 3D credentials
Civil 3D Professional Digital Credential

If Civil engineering is your current or desired field, this specialization will help you perfect the skills you need.

Sketchup Pro Fundamentals Digital Credential
SketchUp Pro Fundamentals Digital Credential

SketchUp is often used as a conceptual software in the design process. Learn the fundamentals to become a more valuable member of your organization.

CAD Technology Certificate Program Calendar

Choose a start date to see an example schedule:
Application Deadline

Deadline to be considered for enrollment.

Start Date

Program courses begin.

AutoCAD Fundamentals Badge

Courses are designed to build on previous lessons learned

AutoCAD Professional Badge

Choose any elective courses you want

Electives Finished

Choose any elective courses you want

Capstone Course Finished

Choose any elective courses you want

Completion Date


Enter the workforce fully trained and confident in your skills.

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CAD Technology Certificate Program Tuition & Fees

VDCI Certificate Programs are an affordable alternative to traditional degrees. Please note that final tuition costs may vary. Refer to the Catalog for more information.





Prorated upon withdrawal. Refer to refund provision within the catalog.

Registration Fee


Nonrefundable. Not included in the Tuition. Billed separately from Tuition.

Student Tuition Recovery Fund Fee


Nonrefundable ($0.00 for every $1,000 rounded to the nearest $1,000). Applies to California residents only.

Estimated Due for the Entire Program


The estimated amount due to complete the Certificate Program.