2D / 3D CAD Certificate

2D / 3D CAD Certificate

About the Program

Penn State's 2D/3D CAD Certificate was created by individuals with years of experience in AutoCAD and SolidWorks The two courses are designed for architects, drafters, engineers, technicians, or anyone desiring formal training in computer-aided design.

Certificate Requirements

To receive the 2D/3D Certificate, participants must successfully complete the two required courses, maintain at least a "C" average, and pass a final project/examination given during the last session of each course.

Questions? Contact Erica Kunkel at (610) 396-6221 or els5014@psu.edu.

Scheduled Courses Fall 2018

2D with AutoCAD

In this hands-on computer-aided drafting course, participants will be
introduced to AutoCAD, which includes: basic drawing and editing commands,
coordinate entry methods, object snap techniques, display manipulation,
automatic editing, text manipulation, prototype drawings, scaling, layers,
dimensioning and tolerancing, groups and blocks, and printing. Students are
required to bring a flash drive to class.

Dates: Mondays, August 20 – Nov. 12, 2018; no class 9/3
Times: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Room: Gaige, Room 204
Cost: $825

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3D with SolidWorks

In the second half of the 2D/3D series, participants will be introduced to
SolidWorks, which includes parametric modeling, solid geometry concepts,
feature design tree, geometric relations and construction tools, the BORN
construction technique, part drawings and associate functionality, reference
geometry and auxiliary views, symmetrical features in design, assembly
modeling, and more. As a result of having taken this class, students will
have begun preparation to take the Certified SolidWorks Associate exam.

Dates: August 22 – November 7, 2018
Times: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Room: Gaige, Room 204
Cost: $825

Please click here for registration to 3D with SolidWorks