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CAD Design Training Degrees in Atlanta


Learning CAD Design

As a computer-aided drafting (CAD) specialist, you can learn customized computer software to prepare the drawings used in the building industry. Choose to complete your CAD training in Atlanta and learn this valuable skill while enjoying one of the country's most vibrant cities.

Westwood College offers a computer aided design/architectural drafting associate degree program that prepares graduates for entry-level positions in architectural and civil drafting or in computer-aided design. Students take courses with topics such as Residential Construction, Commercial Construction and Digital Walkthrough and Visualization. Successful graduates of Westwood's program will be able to understand commercial and residential architectural concepts and principals, and prepare for certifications in AutoDesk® AutoCAD®, Revit®, and 3ds Max®.1

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With Westwood's hands-on, career-focused approach to education, you'll obtain the practical experience and skills necessary for success in the workplace. The Westwood College – Atlanta or Atlanta Northlake Campuses emphasize a professional atmosphere that fosters career development. Take advantage of the job fairs, program-specific clubs and faculty available to foster your academic growth and help you prepare for a career when you graduate.

When you're ready for a break from your studies, don't miss the ample entertainment opportunities Atlanta has to offer. Dining, shopping, theater and sporting possibilities abound, and the city is also home to several professional sports teams. If you're the outdoor type, don't miss the historic parks, natural areas, amphitheaters and outdoor performances located throughout the area.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has noted that some of the best job prospects for computer-aided drafters will go to those who have at least two years of post-secondary training.2 Consider Westwood to help you start working toward your career goals today.


Atlanta Campus



   231 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 100
   Atlanta, GA 30303
   Local: 1-404-745-9862

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Atlanta Northlake Campus



   2309 Parklake Drive NE
   Atlanta, GA 30345
   Local: 1-770-743-3000

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1Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable test/exams.
2 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Drafters, on the Internet at (visited June 25, 2012).