Negaunee Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)

Class location

Negaunee High School
500 W Arch St
Negaunee, MI 49866

Instructors: Kevin Bell, Kyle Bell

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Career Focus

Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education


Students are prepared to enter college and the workforce as a skilled CAD technician. Students will graduate with advanced CAD skills by training on the most current CAD software. Students complete 2D and 3D projects with an emphasis on constructing what you design using advanced and specialized computer-aided drafting skills.

This class uses the most popular 3D CAD options, Autodesk’s AutoCad and Inventor, and Solidworks.

This class is typically available to students in grades 9 -12.


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“I want to work with doctors to create tools and prosthetics made out of plastic. It’s so cool to see the different technological aspects of engineering!”

Allyson J., Negaunee HS
CADD Student

“A lot of [our students] are going into engineering, computer drafting and architecture. A big topic right now is plastics engineering.”

Kevin Bell, Negaunee HS
CADD Teacher

How to Get Started

High School Credit

Students should inquire within their guidance office about high school curriculum requirements that may be satisfied through a CTE class, as this is determined individually by school district.

College Credit

College credit(s) possible

  • Students can earn up to 4 college credits from NMU
  • Students must earn a grade of 90% or better and be recommended by the instructor
  • Each college reserves the right to set its own credit-granting policy
  • Contact your college(s) to find out the score it requires to grant credit, the number of credit hours granted, and the course(s) that can be bypassed with a satisfactory score

NMU course satisfied:

DD 100 - Technical Drafting/Intro to CADD - NMU Credits Granted 4

National College Credit Recommendation (Test required)

Industry Certification

Industry-recognized Certification

  • 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety Certificate*

*Credentials are nationally recognized, portable and stackable, which means students have the option of attaining more advanced credentials in the future.

Success Story

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Students working on computer aided drafting design
Students looking at computer
Student speaking about design project
Student working on design project

What to do next?

Instructors: Kevin Bell, Kyle Bell

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