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    Apr 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition [ARCHIVED]

Mechanical Computer-Aided Design, COP

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Computer-aided design (CAD) is a fundamental design and manufacturing tool which can be found throughout the technical job market. Students wishing to transfer to a university engineering program or build a career in computer modeling, gain valuable real world experience in Irvine Valley College CAD courses. The mechanical computer aided design certificate of proficiency is designed to give students a basic understanding of the terminology, methods, and analytical techniques which are used in the design and manufacture of mechanical parts and assemblies. By offering field specific introductory and intermediate level CAD classes, the Mechanical CAD Certificate of Proficiency provides working professionals and students with an opportunity to gain profitable skills with multiple software platforms in a relatively short amount of time. By completing any one of the available certificates, students ensure a high level of competency within the technology while developing a strong foundation for their professional advancement.

Total Units Required: 14

To earn the certificate of proficiency:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.


See an IVC counselor for course substitution if a course is not available.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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