CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Drafting II (8531/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8531
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Drafting I (8530/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Building on competencies taught in Drafting I, students master the theory and manipulative skills necessary to produce complete and accurate drawings based on the ideas and sketches of engineers, architects, and designers. Students focus on performing mechanical drafting and design operations, using manual drafting techniques and Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD), and explore careers in drafting including industry certification options.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Architecture and Construction
    • Design/Pre-Construction
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.