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Registration Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, December 1, 2014

Next Classes Begin: January 5, 2015

For more information call:

Registration Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, December 1, 2014

Next Classes Begin: January 5, 2015

For more information call:

Welcome to the Broward Technical Colleges located in Sunny Southeast Florida

This is your chance to enhance your professional future and achieve higher earning power. At Broward Technical Colleges, we make it easy to get the same quality education as a private college for a fraction of the cost.

International Students

Prospective international students may enroll and attend classes at one of the Broward Technical Colleges. Please click here for more information on the admission process.

More Reasons Why You Should Choose BTC

  • Teachers are state-licensed and certified
  • Credits may transfer toward associates degree
  • Financial aid available for qualified students
  • Florida prepaid college program participant
  • Fully Accredited
  • Value
  • Placement

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McFatter Technical College


(754) 321-5732 - COMPLETE IN 15 MONTHS!!

The Drafting program prepares you for employment as a draftsman. You will be given instruction to master the techniques and skill of mechanical and civil and structural drafting. You will use computer aided drafting (CAD) to design and draw detailed working plans and blueprints for the architectural, landscaping, construction, and manufacturing industries.  Qualify for employment in positions such as Blueprint Reader, Drafting Assistant, Drafting Detailer I & II, Architectural Drafter, Civil Drafter, Mechanical Drafter, and Structural Drafter.


The Drafting REFRESHER courses - Auto-CAD, A+ CAD, ArchiCAD-3D & Solidworks - are scheduled Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 11:00 am.  These begin again on MARCH 30, 2015 and run for 9 weeks.



  • Learn drafting principles and techniques using manual drafting boards and tools
  • Learn techniques and technology to prepare computer aided drawings (CAD).
  • Learn how to plan, prepare, and interpret technical drawings and sketches.
  • Training is provided in various fields of drafting, such as Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, and Structural.


Content Breakdown - 1500 Hours:

TDR0070  Blueprint Reader 150 Hours
TDR0370 Drafting Assistant 450 Hours
TDR0775 Drafting Detailer 1 150 Hours
TDR0776 Drafting Detailer 2 150 Hours
TDR0570 Architectural Drafter 150 Hours
TDR0874 Civil Drafter 150 Hours
TDR0777 Mechanical Drafter 150 Hours
TDR0875 Structural Drafter 150 Hours








Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program.  These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures, tools, equipment, materials, and processes related to these occupations.


Entrance Requirements:

  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Skills (TABE) and attend orientation.
  • Register for ABE/AAAE classes, if needed. (Depends on TABE scores)
  • Schedule an interview with Ms. Franzie Williams by calling (754) 321-5814 or (754) 321-5732.
  • Complete a FAFSA application, if needed, and contact the Financial Aid Department at (754) 321-5738
  • Register for the Drafting program.


Total Program Length:   1500 Hours/15 Month to completion at Full Time


Program Schedule:
Part Time Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Full Time Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm


Industry Certifications Available:
ADDA - American Design Drafting Association & American Digital Design Association


Contact Information:
Ms. Franzie Williams, Counselor for Drafting
(754) 321-5732

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees*
Florida Resident: $4565.00* 

*Prices are subject to change without notice. Florida residents must bring two types of identification as proof of residency.

This technical college is an entity of Broward County Public Schools
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