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Drafting with AutoCAD® Career Diploma

Start Preparing for a Career in AutoCAD Drafting

Develop your technical abilities and talent for drafting with Penn Foster Career School’s Drafting with AutoCAD® Program. Take AutoCAD classes at home and at a pace that's right for you. You'll create drawings for structural, civil, electrical, and electronic schematic drafting through our AutoCAD online courses.

Why become an AutoCAD Drafter?

AutoCAD careers can be found in architectural, mechanical, and civil engineering fields. Not only are job opportunities for AutoCAD Drafters predicted to grow by 7%, the median annual AutoCAD Drafter salary is $54,170.¹
Why become an AutoCAD Drafter?

Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

Self-Paced
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
Dedicated Success Coaches
You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants, and Student Support Staff - all working to help you succeed.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you prepare for a career as an AutoCAD Drafter.
Self paced
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Accredited
Proven Reputation
With 44,000 graduates in 2017 from our regionally and nationally accredited High School and Career School and nationally accredited College, you're in good hands!
Community
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Professional Locksmith students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other!

Online AutoCAD Course Details

Through Penn Foster Career School’s online AutoCAD courses you'll learn CAD functions, such as dimensioning, plotting, and printing, digitized 3D drawing, geometric construction and tolerancing, and electronic schematic drafting. You'll even take an AutoCAD class in how to customize the software for your specific drafting needs.
Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Tuition

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Drafting with AutoCAD training online today.
Penn Foster is a great way to get ahead in a career and the way the program was set up, even the busiest person can get through it. I'm so glad I found Penn Foster.
Guiseppe S.
Penn Foster Graduate
AutoCAD Student

Where Can I Get a Job as an AutoCAD Drafter?

People who complete AutoCAD training can be found working in a variety of areas. AutoCAD Drafters may work in engineering firms, government agencies, automotive companies or dealerships, construction, landscaping, or patenting companies.
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Get started today on your path towards helping others as a AutoCAD Drafter with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online program.

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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2017 Edition, Drafters, on the Internet. Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth and salary in your area may be different.
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