Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

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This program uses eTexts.

Program description - January 2023

Computer-aided design or CAD programs are utilized in just about every business today to keep a company on the cutting edge of technology. These popular CAD programs are being used in the manufacturing, design, and architectural areas. In this program, a strong emphasis is placed on creating and altering CAD drawings from blueprint/schematic drawings. Completion of the program will give students the skills required for entry-level positions as a draftsperson in organizations that include mechanical and design areas. It will also enhance the existing skillsets of students to increase employability.

Program details

Code: 1469
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: January 2023
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2022-2023 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2023 and later will be available Spring 2023.

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Canadian

International

Tuition
$2774.94
$13750.00
Ancillary Fees
$1568.10
$2673.20
Total Fees
$4343.04
$16423.20

Canadian fee details

Description Winter 2023 Spring 2023
FT Program Tuition – Basic + $1387.47 $1387.47
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $201.00 -
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI Legal Protection $20.10 -
eText Fee $264.00 $82.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $25.00 $25.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $125.00 $125.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $2408.07 $1934.97
Year Total   $4343.04

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International fee details

Description Winter 2023 Spring 2023
International Program Tuition $6875.00 $6875.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $201.00 -
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI International Health Fee $355.10 -
CSI Legal Protection $20.10 -
eText Fee $264.00 $82.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $25.00 $25.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $125.00 $125.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $8625.70 $7797.50
Year Total   $16423.20

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

Awards & scholarships

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Delivery sequence - January 2023 - Waterloo

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