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Continuing Education

AutoCAD Operator


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Master the power of AutoCAD drafting and design in just four weeks! Discover the intricacies of AutoCAD, industry-standard 2D and 3D design and drafting software, to coordinate systems and software to create technical plans. AutoCAD is used by architectural, mechanical, and civil engineering organizations worldwide.

Fast-track and complete your AutoCAD Operator Certificate Program in just four weeks by enrolling in CCTA550, or enroll in each of the individual courses noted below:

• CCTA105 AutoCAD Fundamentals
• CCTA205 Intermediate AutoCAD
• CCTA305 Advanced AutoCAD
• CCTA405 AutoCAD Practicum

You can register for the AutoCAD Operator Certificate or purchase the individual courses below.

Learn more about registering for the entire AutoCAD Operator Certificate

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

Fast-track and complete your AutoCAD Operator Certificate Program in just four weeks by enrolling in CCTA550, or enroll in each of the individual courses noted below:  

  • CCTA105 – AutoCAD Fundamentals  
  • CCTA205 – Intermediate AutoCAD  
  • CCTA305 – Advanced AutoCAD  
  • CCTA405 – AutoCAD Practicum 

After successful completion of the program you will earn an AutoCAD Operator Certificate. 

Learn from the best

Sam Bondesen  

Born in the small town of Nelson, British Columbia, Sam Bondesen graduated high school in Dalmeny, Saskatchewan. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Lethbridge, specializing in Geography. Sam began his survey drafting career in Regina, Saskatchewan with the Focus Corporation before transferring to the Edmonton office in 2000. This work kickstarted a passion for computer-aided design, which would later lead to a position in which he would teach and inspire others.    

Sam is currently the day-time instructor for the Computer Training Centre AutoCAD certificate program at NAIT. With over 10 years of teaching AutoCAD, a keen eye for detail, and a zest for creating, he has become a vital part of the NAIT experience. When not teaching, Sam can be found baking various creations at home, running through his community, or biking along the highways.