Short Term Programs drafting design

DRAFTING ASSISTANT - MECHANICAL

Local demand for entry-level drafting assistants and aides is at an all-time high, and jobs need to be filled immediately. OTC is responding by providing a no-cost training course to anyone over 18 with a working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology. No experience is required. These 2-week hands-on courses are designed to help you get started in the drafting and design field right away by training you on the latest AutoCAD software tools. Gain the valuable trade skills that are in high-demand by our local architecture and manufacturing industries, and be job-ready by December 30. Call 417-447-8888 for more information.

Class 1

AutoCAD Mechanical Essentials Using AutoCAD 2020

Course Code: WDC-052
Course Length: 20 hours/ 2 weeks (2.5-hour daily commitment)
Class Dates: MTWF, Nov 15 – Dec 3 (No class on Thursdays)
(Skip the week of Nov 22-26)
Class Meets: 3:00 – 5:30pm
Location: Springfield Campus, ITTC, Room 215

What You'll Learn

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and User interface
  • Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools
  • Organizing drawing objects on layers
  • Using reusable symbols (blocks)
  • Preparing a layout to be plotted
  • Adding text, hatching and dimensions

What You'll Earn

  • Skills needed for jobs available now
  • Opportunities to meet and interview with company recruiters during and after the course

What else is important to know

  • Space is limited

Class 2

Inventor Fundamentals Using Autodesk Inventor Pro 2020

Course Code: WDC-053
Course Length: 20 hours/ 2 weeks (2.5-hour daily commitment)
Class Dates: MTWF, Dec 6 – 17 (No class on Thursdays)
Class Meets: 3:00 – 5:30pm
Location: Springfield Campus, ITTC, Room 215

What You'll Learn

  • Understanding the Inventor workspace and User interface
  • Using basic parametric modeling tools
  • Organize drawing views into complete prints
  • Any specific special use cases (Frame Generator, Simulation, CNC, etc…)

What You'll Earn

  • Skills needed for jobs available now
  • Opportunities to meet and interview with company recruiters during and after the course

What else is important to know

  • Space is limited