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Computer-Aided Design Drafters and Technicians

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Certification for CAD technicians is voluntary. Certification in drafting is available from the American Design Drafting Association. The test, called the Drafter Certification Examination, covers basic drafting skills but does not include testing of CAD drafting. Applicants are tested on geometric construction, architectural terms and regulations, and working sketches.

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