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AutoCAD Professional Fast-Track Program

Learn the in-demand technical skills used to create 2D designs for construction documents utilizing AutoCAD Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software, the AEC industry standard. This program will prepare your CAD Certification through Autodesk.

During the AutoCAD Professional Fast-Track Program, you’ll learn the AutoCAD User Interface, state-of-the-art professional workflows, and how to create sets of construction documents. All courses are taught by practicing professionals through hands-on, project-based training.

  • Nationally accredited program
  • Free student software
  • Learn at your convenience
  • Scheduled due dates to help you stay on track
  • No set class times

Job Ready in Just 15 Weeks

All VDCI nationally accredited Fast-Track Programs are accelerated, condensing material into shorter, comprehensive programs. This means you’ll be able to earn a credential and enter the workforce with real-world skills in a fraction of the time of other degrees.

Showcase Your Achievements

Earn verified digital credentials from Accredible by completing this Program with a grade of 70% or higher.

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Training Path

A total of 140 clock hours are required from the following courses.

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
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AutoCAD Professional Calendar

All VDCI Fast-Track Program courses are designed to be taken in sequence so students can build upon lessons learned in the previous courses.

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

Deadline to be considered for enrollment.

AutoCAD Professional Badge

Certificate Program courses begin.

Completion Date


Enter the workforce fully trained and confident in your skills.

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AutoCAD Professional Fast-Track Program Tuition & Fees

VDCI Fast-Track 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 Fast-Track Program.