• Drafting

    The Computer Aided Drafting Department educators and the advisory committee at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School is a collaboration of professionals, industry leaders and educators working together to create a comprehensive technical drafting and architectural drafting program for our students. The goal of our computer aided drafting department is to inspire a new generation of draftsmen, designers, engineers and architects through the implementation of industry-leading software, curriculum and multi-media content.

    Our computer aided drafting department allows students the ability to explore career paths through real world projects, while establishing a solid understanding of science, engineering, architecture, technology and mathematics.

    Our goal is to bring together some of the foremost design, engineers, drafting and industry professionals to share knowledge and teach a foundation of design and drafting principles with practical application.

    Drafting Department Curriculum Includes:

    • Fundamental design/drafting concepts and principals
    • Mechanical engineering drawing and design
    • Architectural drafting and design
    • Electronic engineering drafting

    The computer-aided drafting department is committed to empowering students and inspiring a new generation of designers, drafters and engineers and architects through the implementation of industry-leading software, design, software, curriculum and multi-media content.

    Program Highlights

    Careers Pathways

    • Technical Drawing
    • Manufacturing Processes
    • Building Construction
    • 3D Solid Modeling
    • Electronic Drafting
    • Mechanical Drafting
    • Detail Production Drawings
    • Architectural Plans
    • Applied Mathematics, Science and Theory
    • Ten-hour OSHA General Industry Card
    • Detail Drafter
    • Designer
    • Architect
    • Civil Engineer
    • Mechanical Engineer

    Articulation Agreements:

    • Massasoit 2 year Community College
    • Middlesex 2 year Community College
    • Ben Franklin Institute of Technology 4 year College
    • New England Institute of Technology 4 year college