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SolidWorks Designer


Learn basic design and modeling fundamentals using SolidWorks® computer-aided design (CAD) tools to design three-dimensional solids.  After completing the program, work as an entry-level drafter/designer for a mechanical engineering or manufacturing firm.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Applied Technology
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7230
Program Advisor: 520.206.7234
Information Sessions


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Mechanical Drafter $56,276

Academic Options

Continue your studies by completing Pima’s Mechanical Designer/CNC Programmer certificate, Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical Designer certificate and/or the Computer-Aided Design AAS degree.

Program/Major Codes:  CRTSWD/SWD1
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