# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Drafting I Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Drafting I (8530/36 weeks, 140 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8530
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 140 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11
Prerequisites:None

Students explore drafting careers and theory. They gain the manipulative skills necessary to produce and complete accurate manufacturing and construction drawings based on the ideas and sketches of engineers, architects, and designers. Students will focus on performing mechanical drafting and design operations, using manual drafting techniques and Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD).

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

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

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.