Mechanical Technology

Certificate of Proficiency

This program is designed to provide the student with the additional skills necessary to perform as an entry-level technical designer/drafter and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) operator in the field of Mechanical Drafting.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Demonstrate sufficient skills to perform entry level work as technical designer/drafter and/or CAD operator.
  2. Understand and apply basic drafting techniques and methods as required in the workplace.
  3. Draft a complete set of shop drawings similar to those used in the workplace.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding and application of ANSI standards.


Advisor Office Phone
Newman, Grant Engineering 104360.475.7393
Raty, Ron Business 211360.475.7389
Sanchez, Peter Business 207360.475.6552

Course List

Required CoursesCredits
CIS150Survey of Computing4
ENGR&114Engineering Graphics5
ENGL&101English Composition I*5
OLRM220Human Relations in the Workplace3
TEC-D107Technical Drawing*4
TEC-D109Descriptive Geometry*4
TEC-D112Blueprint Reading*4
TEC-D116Computational Techniques/Technicians4
TEC-D130Construction Materials and Methods3
TEC-D200Computer-Aided Design I*4
TEC-D205Engineering Tech Project Planning4
TEC-D211Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing*4
TEC-D217Computer-Aided Design II*4
TEC-D2212D Production Drawing*4
Total Credits Required56

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog, Gainful Employment 11/10/11