Diman Regional

Vocational Technical High School

Developing the Unique Potential of Each Learner

Drafting Program Overview

  • In the Drafting Program, students learn to communicate thoughts and ideas by using graphic representation. Drafting students translate design concepts through sketches, details, assemblies, and specifications. To generate their drawings, Drafting students use computer-aided-drafting (CAD) systems, technical handbooks, tables, and calculators. Students increase their general technical knowledge by learning engineering and manufacturing processes used in industry.

    The drafting curriculum provides instruction predominately in mechanical drafting, along with limited instruction in architectural, civil, piping, structural, electronic, and electrical drafting. Field trips to local businesses provide a realistic industrial setting of an engineering/design department. Senior students complete a "senior design project" and are also encouraged to participate in the co-op job placement program.

    The Drafting shop generates drawings required for projects that are being completed by other shops such as Precision Machining, Metal Fabrication, and Carpentry.

    Objectives of a Drafting student are accuracy, legibility, neatness, and speed. Students should also have the ability to visualize objects, along with possessing good communication and math skills.

Diman Drafting Program


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