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.
What skills can I learn in an online AutoCAD course?
With Penn Foster's online AutoCAD® Course, you will learn both the fundamentals of AutoCAD® software as well as more advanced functions. You'll then learn the basic application of AutoCAD® with regard to developing drawing plans, site plans, and profiles from survey information, as well as electrical schematics and diagrams, electric power substation design drawing, residential and commercial electrical plans, and printed circuit technology.
What is the average salary for an AutoCAD® employee?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average salary for drafters is around $57,960 per year.*
What is AutoCAD used for?
AutoCAD® is a software created by Autodesk that is used to help drafters create designs and technical drawings using a computer instead of having to draw detailed plans by hand