Overview

College of Western Idaho Workforce Development offers an assortment of computer drafting and modeling classes to get the skills you need to get the job you want!

AutoCAD I (Basic) or II (Intermediate /Adv.) (Autodesk 2015)

- 30 Hours Total Class Time     

AutoCAD I (Basic) – Learn to use AutoCad to create and edit simple drawings; utilize 2D drawing and editing tools; create objects, lines, circles, and figures; and edit, modify, stretch, size, and create drawings to scale.

AutoCAD II (Intermediate / Advanced) – Create document sets utilizing x-refs and paper space for printing on any printer system utilizing the industry standard PDF format.

REVIT I (Basic) or II (Intermediate /Adv.) (Autodesk 2015)

- 30 Hours Total Class Time     

REVIT I (Basic) – Introduction to full 3-D architectural project models and how to utilize them to create construction plan sets.

REVIT II (Intermediate / Advanced) – Develop skills to create models. Use those skills to create models utilizing walls, floors, roofs and components rather than lines and arcs. Learn how to use BIM to create structures.

SolidWorks I (Basic) or II (Intermediate / Adv.) 2015

-  30 Hours Total Class Time

SolidWorks I (Basic) - Introduction to SolidWorks for part modeling, sketching techniques, patterning, editing parts, assemblies, configurations and more! Begin to draw out ideas, experiment with features and dimensions, and produce 3-D models and detailed drawings from existing 2-D data. Focus skills for manufacturing / industry. 

SolidWorks II (Intermediate / Advanced) - Gain a mastery of SolidWorks through building a solid conceptual foundation. Topics covered will be sketching, sketched features, applied features, reference geometry, patterned geometry, design strategies, configuration and design tables, and assemblies. You will learn to use the Smart and Distance Mates tools, exploded views, and bill of material drawings with assemblies. You will begin to master 3-D models and detailed drawings from existing 2-D data. Focus skills for manufacturing / industry. 

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Mission

Workforce Development at College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term, credit free classes with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.

Requirements and Costs

Degrees and Certificates

Certificate of Completion

Cert

Delivery Formats:
Traditional

Minimum Age Requirement

16

Advising

Navigating your way through college can be confusing, especially if you try to go it alone. CWI One Stop Student Services offers advising assistance, to help in deciding which courses you need to take to complete your educational goals. Visit Advising for more information or contact One Stop Student Services to schedule an appointment.

Costs

AutoCAD I / AutoCAD II / Revit I / Revit II

  • Course fee:  $389 each
  • Student purchased USB/Flash drive required
  • Textbooks required: listed on your receipt
  • For eBooks, you will need a personal laptop or tablet that you can bring to class with you

SolidWorks I / SolidWorks II

  • Course fee:  $389
  • Student purchased USB/Flash drive required
  • Textbooks required: listed on your receipt
  • For eBooks, you will need a personal laptop or tablet that you can bring to class with you

Class costs and fees are subject to change without notice.

Scholarships

There are an assortment of scholarship opportunities available if you qualify to help cover some or all of the costs associated with classes offered through CWI Workforce Development. Call us at 208.562.2700 for more information.

Payment Options

CWI Workforce Development offers you multiple payment options to cover the cost of your program. For more information, visit Payment Options

Career Info

Available computer drafting and modeling training includes AutoCAD, Autodesk, REVIT, SketchUp, and SolidWorks

Professions

  • Drafting
  • Architects
  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Designers

Locations

Nampa Campus Micron Center for Professional Technical Education

Directions
5725 E. Franklin Road, Nampa, ID 83687