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De Anza's CAD Program
The CDI “CAD” Department at De Anza College currently offers a variety of Creo Parametric, Pro/ENGINEER & SolidWorks classes.
Since 1984 the CAD program has evolved continuously to meet the changing needs of the local Silicon Valley engineering and design firms. Over 10,000 students and professionals have been trained. Creo Parametric (formerly Pro/ENGINEER), and SolidWorks courses are scheduled as on-campus and distance learning including. Since the lectures are recorded, you can take the classes from anywhere you have an internet connection and watch the lecture as needed. All software is available as a free download from PTC Creo Parametric or SolidWorks in the form of a Student Edition.
Classes are 4-units each- 31.00 per unit plus registration fees, etc.
CAD- Mechanical Design Certificate - 18 units (approximately 450 hours)
CDI51 GD and T (50 hours)
CDI60 SolidWorks Beginning (90 hours)
CDI61 SolidWorks Intermediate (90 hours)
CDI70 Creo Beginning (90 hours)
CDI71 Creo Intermediate (90 hours)
CAD Lab Classes (approximately 600 hours- 60 hours per class- 2-units each class)
CDI101 CAD Lab Creo Parametric Beginning
CDI102 CAD Lab SolidWorks Beginning
CDI103 CAD Lab Creo Parametric Intermediate
CDI104 CAD Lab SolidWorks Intermediate
CDI105 CAD Lab Creo Parametric Advanced
CDI106 CAD Lab SolidWorks Advanced
CDI107 CAD Lab Creo Parametric Surfaces
CDI108 CAD Lab SolidWorks Surfaces
CDI109 CAD Lab Creo Parametric Sheetmetal
CDI110 CAD Lab Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
CDI is part of Business/Computer Systems Division
Associate Degrees -
Students may choose from a diverse selection of degree and certificate programs from our many academic departments, including Nursing, CIS, Business, CAD, Accounting, MCNC and many more in our wide range of academic divisions. Our programs provide an excellent transfer rate to top colleges.