Drafting and Design for Additive Manufacturing

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Program description - September 2023

Computer-aided design (CAD) programs are an integral component of the rapidly growing field of additive manufacturing. These skills are being used in manufacturing and design fields, as well as for a variety of small business entrepreneurial activities. In this one-year Ontario College Certificate program, you will learn to create and alter CAD drawings and to produce 3D prints from your CAD models. Emphasis is placed on developing and printing CAD models of objects, components, and assemblies based on blueprints and schematics. You will gain hands-on experience both individually and in groups using current cloud-based drafting software and Conestoga's multi-faceted 3D Printing Lab. You will also learn to apply additive manufacturing principles to projects and entrepreneurial start-ups giving you the skills required for entry-level positions in industrial additive manufacturing or to establish a small business using 3D printing technology.

Program details

Code: 1586
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: September 2023
Campus: Guelph
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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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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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.

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Delivery sequence - September 2023 - Guelph

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