PRLog - Oct. 24, 2012 - NORCROSS, Ga. -- PEACHTREE CORNERS, Georgia – As part of Ashworth College’s growing list of career diploma programs, the online school’s new AutoCAD Program is set to deliver practical, real world applications to those fields where creativity and design are the cornerstone of a company’s success.
Changing Lives for 25 Years
To meet the growing demands of aspiring drafters and designers, Ashworth’s (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu) AutoCAD training course will introduce students to the software’s fundamental theory and basic practices, allowing them to create detailed drawings for buildings, products, and public spaces in both 2D and 3D formats without having to draw plans by hand.
“AutoCAD software is highly versitile,” said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Chief Educaiton Officer for Ashworth College. “Typically we associate AutoCAD as being used by architects and engineers for drafting purposes. However, the software is also popular in other industries where there is a need for creativity and design. For example, landscape and interior designers might use it for space planning or a graphic designer to create product packaging. It’s even used in fashion design.”
Committed to helping workers receive the real world training for in-demand jobs developed the AutoCAD course to provide in-depth instruction for a successful career in drafting or design. The U.S. Department of Labor projects that depending on the industry job opportunities could increase as much as 19-24% by 2020, making this a highly desirable credential to have.
Ashworth’s AutoCAD Program
The Ashworth College AutoCAD training course consists of 13 online lessons that have been developed to be challenging and practical, and can be completed in as little as six month. Lessons begin with a subject matter preview, objectives, and a vocabulary builder of new words and terms. Lessons include
• Basic Two-Dimensional Entities.
• Circles and Drawing Aids.
• Layers, Colors and Linetypes.
• Templates, Copies, and Arrays.
• Object Snap
• Text, Dimensions, and Polylines
• Blocks, Attributes, and External References.
• Isometric Drawing.
• 3D Modeling
As a leading online school, Ashworth builds its programs and courses to fit with the student’s budget as well as personal and career goals. Students are able to start the program at any time and study at their own pace. The program is extremely conducive to the working professional’
About Ashworth College
Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth offers military education as well as specialized programs for corporate partners and homeschoolers.
Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Ashworth is parent to James Madison High School which is accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED and further provides career training and vocational programs in the fields of health, business, technology, education, and skilled trades through sister schools PCDI Canada, New York Institute of Photography and Sheffield School.