Blue Print Reading (Drafting)

Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings.


This program prepares students for employment in the drafting industry, as well as careers in the Architecture and Construction fields. The content includes freehand sketching, drafting by hand and computer and creating 3D models.

Career Opportunities:

  • Architect
  • Drafter
  • Industrial Designer

Employment Outlook:

This industry is expected to grow 25% through the year 2022.


Employment of drafters is projected to decline 3 percent from 2014 to 2024. Employment growth will vary by specialty.


Location and Hours:

  • Miami Senior Adult Education Center (Certificate – 150 Hours)


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