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Drafting & Design Technology

Drafting & Design Technology

Drafting and Design technicians play a vital role in the engineering process. Our Drafting and Design Technology program provides students with technical education and knowledge, training and skills, along with communication skills needed for employment in various professional drafting fields with career advancement opportunities.

Students are able to transform ideas to paper using basic manual and computer-aided design principles and concepts, analyze and interpret project information and data to produce precise, accurate drawings, and apply written and graphic communication skills used in technical drawings.

Graduates in our Drafting and Design Technology program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate basic data and information needed in the preparation of manual and computer-aided drawings.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency with 70 percent accuracy in all training and skills necessary in manual, two-dimensional and three-dimensional computer-aided design to produce technical drawings in a variety of related professional drafting fields.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate attitudes, behaviors and communication skills as expected in a professional environment through active participation in class activities and projects.

Relevant coursework includes Fundamentals of Manual Drafting, Computer-Aided Design, Industrial Drafting, Architectural Drafting, and Civil/Structural Drafting. See courses and degree requirements for our Associate of Applied Science in Drafting and Design program. You can also check out courses and degree requirements for our Technical Diploma in Drafting and Design. 

Here are a few facts about this industry – 

  • The average salary for a career in Drafting and Design Technology is $51,940 per year.
  • Graduates go to work as architectural draftersmechnical drafterselectrical drafterscivil drafterspipe drafters, and manufacuturing drafters
     

Get registered for our Drafting and Design Technology program today and get started on your career. 

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Acadia Parish

Acadian Campus

1933 W. Hutchinson Ave. 
Crowley, LA 70526
(337) 788-7521
acadian@solacc.edu
 

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Evangeline Parish

C.B. Coreil Campus

1124 Vocational Dr.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(337) 363-2197
cbcoreil@solacc.edu
 

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Iberia Parish

New Iberia Campus

908 Ember Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
P: (337) 373-0185
newiberia@solacc.edu
 

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International School of Aviation Excellence 

1113 Vortex Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 373-0106
 

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Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Campus

1101 Bertrand Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-9000
admissions@solacc.edu
 

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St. Landry Parish

T.H. Harris Campus

332 East South St.
Opelousas, LA 70570
P: (337) 943-1518
thharris@solacc.edu
 

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St. Martin Parish

Evangeline Campus

6305 Main Highway
St. Martinville, LA 70582
(337) 394-2750
evangeline@solacc.edu
 

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St. Mary Parish

Franklin Campus

1013 Perret St.
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 413-8146
franklin@solacc.edu
 

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Young Memorial Campus

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
P: (985) 380-2957
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Terrebonne Parish

Maritime and Corporate Training Center

331 Dickson Road
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 385-7036
 

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Vermilion Parish

Gulf Area Campus

1115 Clover St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
P: (337) 893-4984
gulfarea@solacc.edu
 

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