CERTIFICATE IN

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing

8 Credits
  • Learn about the industry’s newest systems utilized in additive and subtractive manufacturing
  • Hands-on experience learning the fundamentals of computer-aided engineering
Girl working on subtractive manufacturing

Engineering Programs Designed for the Future

The computer-aided design for additive and subtractive manufacturing certificate was designed based on the most current manufacturing systems utilized in the field. Students have the opportunity to get hands-on experience where they will develop their own computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programs for Haas computer numerical control (CNC) machines. Explore the world of 3D printing systems, reverse engineering and rapid prototyping through 3D scanning.

Our industry focus in all of our engineering programs has enabled students to develop a strong foundation for real-world CAD, problem-solving, additive and subtractive manufacturing skills and hands-on fabrication techniques. Are you considering a career in engineering? The skills and knowledge you gain at Vaughn College will guarantee you a successful future in an engineering career.

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WHAT YOU'LL STUDY

Explore the world of 3D printing systems, reverse engineering and rapid prototyping through 3D scanning. Our industry focus in all of our engineering programs has allowed students to develop a strong foundation for real-world CAD, problem-solving, additive and subtractive manufacturing skills and hands-on fabrication techniques. The skills and knowledge you gain will guarantee you a successful career and future.

Our curriculum is specifically designed to prepare students for engineering careers in the field. With current industry research, professors who have experience in the field and have developed systems of their own in additive and subtractive manufacturing, and clubs for you to explore your passions, Vaughn College’s computer-aided design for additive and subtractive manufacturing certificate will help you to prepare for a futureproof career.

SAMPLE CLASSES
  • Computer Aided Design with Solidworks
  • Catia Fundamentals
  • Computer Graphics for Additive Manufacturing
  • Catia for Prismatic Machining and Subtractive Manufacturing

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