Tana Erbes

Tana Erbes

Architectural Drafting and Estimating
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology
Building Construction Technology
Construction Management Technology
Culinary Arts
Dean's Office
HVACR Technology
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology
Pharmacy Technician
Plumbing
Powersports Technology
Precision Machining Technology
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology
Welding Technology
Program Outreach Specialist
701-671-2611
tana.erbes@ndscs.edu
Wahpeton
Tech Center 14
Leslie Shirek

Leslie Shirek

Architectural Drafting and Estimating
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology
Building Construction Technology
Construction Management Technology
Culinary Arts
Dean's Office
HVACR Technology
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology
Pharmacy Technician
Plumbing
Powersports Technology
Precision Machining Technology
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology
Welding Technology
Program Outreach Specialist
701-671-2578
leslie.shirek@ndscs.edu
Wahpeton
Tech Center 12
Lara Lekang

Lara Lekang

Architectural Drafting and Estimating
Construction Management Technology
Instructor
701-671-2592
lara.g.lekang@ndscs.edu
Wahpeton
Horton Hall 239

Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology

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Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology
Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology

Get hands-on experiences in computer-aided drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) for residential and commercial buildings, estimating, structural design, mechanical and electrical systems for buildings, presentation techniques and remodeling.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction
  • Green Technology Available


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The Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology program prepares students for careers in construction-related industries, such as architectural drafting, CAD/BIM management, construction estimating, construction-related sales and project coordination.

The program includes classroom and hands-on training in:

  • Computer-aided drafting for residential and commercial buildings
  • Estimating
  • Structural design
  • Mechanical and electrical systems for buildings
  • Presentation techniques
  • Renovation & Design

Students will learn and become proficient in the following software: 

  • AutoCAD (2D drafting software)
  • Revit Architecture (3D building information modeling software)
  • Bluebeam Revu (PDF markup, editing and collaboration software)
  • On Screen Take-Off (digital estimating software)

Other software students will be exposed to includes Lumion (rendering software), Twinmotion (rendering software), SketchUp (3D modeling software) and ProCore (construction management documentation software). All software is provided to the students at no additional cost.

You’ll get all the practical experience you need to construct your perfect career in just two years.

"NDSCS was the right choice for me because it had the technical aspect of my career that I was looking for. After taking a tour, it was clear that the ratio of teachers to students, the hands-on atmosphere, and the overall attitude of student success was exactly what I was looking for."

- Emily, Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology student

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