Inside The CAD Academy you will uncover a wealth of instructional resources to help introduce students to engineering and architectural design/drafting principles and industry leading software tools that they will need for further education or industry success. The curriculum allows students to explore career paths through real-world projects, while establishing a solid foundation of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. These resources are industry and classroom tested with instructional materials including practical problems, lesson plans, Power Point Presentations review questions, supplemental e-resources, multimedia content and real world project based tutorials.

The CAD Academy curriculum brings together some of the foremost drawing and design authors to teach a foundation of engineering and architecture concepts that integrate basic math and science principles. Instructors are encouraged to integrate The CAD Academy curriculum resources into their existing curriculum which they have been successfully teaching over time. Full features of The CAD Academy Engineering/Architecture Suite include: A+ CAD, DS SOLIDWORKS, ArchiCAD 11, Google SketchUp Pro, Discovery Channel, and Instructor Resources.


SolidWorks is the industry standard for 2D and 3D mechanical design.

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Open Source project.

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Bentley Innovative Advancement Academy program.

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Instructor Resources

The CAD Academy curriculum allows students to explore career paths through real-world projects.

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Delivering futuristic engineering and architectural DVD video presentations

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Google Sketch Up Pro

Google SketchUp Pro is used by more than half of the top 150 largest AEC firms in the world.

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ArchiCAD is the most comprehensive architectural tool available.

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Students who learn A+CADĀ® will be able to easily transition into AutoCADĀ®.

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