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Drafting / CAD

Learn to complete manual or computer-generated plans and drawings for residential and commercial construction projects.

Study building materials, drafting fundamentals, AutoCAD and more.

Break into the drafting industry for the first time or get training to enhance effectiveness on the job. Graduates from this program are qualified to pursue careers as construction superintendents, supervisors or junior technicians.

  • Program Type
    Part-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Locations
    Notre Dame Campus and Online
  • How to Enrol
    Quick registration
  • Program Length
    Variable

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.

ADVANCE, CHANGE OR START YOUR CAREER

Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.

LEARN ON YOUR SCHEDULE

Reaching your career goals has never been easier. Complete programs and courses to earn credentials on your schedule – whether that’s weekdays, evenings or even weekends.

TAKE CLASSES ONLINE OR IN PERSON

Tell us how you’d like to learn. Our part-time programs and courses are available online, in person at campuses across Manitoba or as a combination of both.

QUICKLY REGISTER FOR COURSES

Registering for a part-time program at RRC Polytech is as easy as adding courses to your shopping cart. Our academic advisors will happily help you find the perfect program.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Construction superintendent
  • Supervisor
  • Junior technician
  • Drafters
  • CAD technician

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Quickly gain the skills you need to reach your career goals by practicing on the tools that you will be using on the job.
Industry-experienced instructors can provide invaluable advice on what it takes to succeed.
Learn in an environment that mimics the working world.
Use the same equipment that is used professionally.
Pick your best time to learn.
Experience team-based learning that prepares you for real-world projects.
Develop key skills including leadership and decision-making.
Learn at your own pace.

Graduate Success

Our graduates report great satisfaction with the program, thanks to several RRC Polytech benefits.

INDUSTRY-EXPERIENCED INSTRUCTORS

Instructors are highly educated and experienced within the drafting field, ensuring exceptional, up-to-date training.

UP-TO-DATE EDUCATION

Instructors, working with all the modern skills and requirements, bring you up to speed with the best practices from the field of drafting.

CAREER-READY GRADS

Dedicated instructors, student supports and access to connections mean a rewarding experience, developing the confidence and skills to succeed after graduation.

“I feel like I was well prepared. My instructors were awesome, and I was able to take things that I learned and apply it.”

Kerri Harpman, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Drafting/CAD program, you are a technical thinker and a planner. You also excel at communication and problem solving.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Critical thinker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Logical thinker
  • Team-oriented

SKILLS

  • Adaptability
  • Leadership
  • Prioritizing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Work ethic

INTERESTS

  • Drafting
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Construction
  • Math

All the Information You Need

MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

Start planning with peace of mind and get the information you need on one easy-to-find page. Review start dates, locations, book and equipment costs and program fees.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Celebrate and motivate your learning. Whether you’ve sprinted through the first term or just received your acceptance letter, find a variety of bursaries, scholarships and awards.

OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

DATES AND FEES

Start preparing with peace of mind. View information about courses and sections, including locations, delivery methods and costs. It only takes minutes to register and further your future.

LIST OF COURSES

Plan out your preferred learning journey. Review a summary of this program’s courses to discover what you’ll learn and how an RRC Polytech education will help your career.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

Begin Your Journey

Get Started with RRC Polytech

Register Today

Quickly gain the skills you need to stay ahead of evolving industries and reach potential employers. Register today and take advantage of a flexible, part-time education designed to boost your potential and help you achieve your career goals.

FINANCIAL AID

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and bursaries to help tackle your financial needs.

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Whether you’re diving into a new career or still planning your first steps, we’ll find you the right support for any point in your learning journey.