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What Can I Do With a Computer Aided Design & Drafting Degree?

Computer aided design and drafting (often called CADD or CAD) aids in the creation, modification, analysis or optimization of a design — think like a machine part, or the design of a building. Typically, CADD output is in the form of electronic files for print, machining or other manufacturing operations. Modern CAD software does much more than just drafting — it provides a wide range of computer-based tools that assist engineers, architects and other design professionals in their design activities. Sound like something you might be interested in? Keep reading to find out more.

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Become an Auto Mechanic in Two Years or Less

Do you like to tinker with things? Maybe dismantle them, fix them (at least some of the time), and then put them back together again? Have you ever considered doing it for a living? You can. At the Dallas County Community College District, you can become an automotive service technician in two years or less with our Automotive Technology degree, certificate and specialty program options.

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Resources for Veterans: Scholarship Opportunities, Career Fair June 10 & 17

The Texas Workforce Commission, along with the Dallas County Community College District, has announced a new initiative to help veterans get the training they need to find manufacturing jobs in Dallas. As part of the program, veterans are also invited to participate in the Military 2 Manufacturing Career and Resource Fair, hosted in partnership with the Urban League of Greater Dallas.

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