This program prepares you for a career as a Digital Design and Modeling technician. Instruction in basic mechanic fundamentals, you will learn various CAD software such as AutoCAD, Inventor and Solid works, in the creation 3D Parametric and solid models for design and analysis. You will also learn rapid prototyping using various 3D printers. Candidates should be interested in working in an office environments with computers. You should enjoy challenges of creating complex 3-D models and designs and associated documentation. The core of the program has been aligned with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council’s (MSSC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) certificate. Students completing the program are eligible to take the MSSC’s Certified Production Technician exam.