Wednesday – October 26, 2016

Mechanical and Computer Drafting Diploma

Mechanical and Computer Drafting


Downtown Milwaukee Campus 


This program prepares students for employment as a detail drafter in the mechanical drafting field. For a new product to become reality, it must exist in the mind of the engineer, designer or drafter; then it is the detail drafter, working from design layouts, sketches and handbooks, who creates working drawings that aid in manufacturing the product. 

Career Outlook: The employment outlook is favorable for mechanical drafters with current training in computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) systems. Positions typically available to program graduates include detail drafter, junior drafter and CADD operator.

Career Pathway: After earning this technical diploma, the credits can be applied toward completing the Mechanical Design Technology associate degree.

Program Code: 31-421-2 

Start Date: August

Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level algebra, or equivalent

Detailed Program Information

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements (link)
View/Print Program Card (pdf)


Learn about scholarship opportunities here:
Learn about Scholarships available for this program here:
(use Search function to search for your program(s)



For more information, email

<< Admissions Mainpage >>

Call the Admissions Information Office at 414-297-MATC if you have questions about MATC programs.

Register for Classes (Requires Login)