Drafting: Mechanical (21102-II)

Copyright: 2022

Virginia Assignment Code: 8531

Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 280

Credits: 2

Prerequisites: 8530


Course Description:

Building on competencies taught in Drafting, students master the theory and manipulative skills necessary to produce complete and accurate drawings based on the ideas and sketches of engineers, architects, and designers. Students focus on performing mechanical drafting and design operations, using manual drafting, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), and additive manufacturing (3D printing) techniques. Students explore careers in drafting, including industry certification options. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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