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New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to AutoCAD and Mastercam I

Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
35 hours (1 week).
Dates: 

September 2004 - November 2014.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: understand and discuss how AutoCAD and Mastercam facilitate high-volume production of parts in a shop environment; import drawings from AutoCAD to Mastercam; verify how parts will be cut; conduct final verification; cut all parts; and assemble the final project.

Instruction: 

The focus is on exposing students to the AutoCAD program. During the first week of the course, students learn the basic functions of the AutoCAD program, including how to draw, modify, and dimension lines, shapes, and room drawings. Students also learn to extract parts from a cabinet drawing and to export files from AutoCAD to Mastercam in preparation for cutting.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Cabinetmaking and related disciplines (11/09).

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