To provide students with opportunities to acquire knowledge and develop skills in drafting.


Awareness: To develop an appreciation for drafting and the numerous trades where it can be used.
Technological Advances: To obtain a working knowledge in the fundamental principles of CAD and/or manual drafting.
Communication: To communicate effectively in a non-traditional classroom environment.
Independent Learning: To develop independent work practices.
Accountability: To instill a sense of pride and responsibility for one's work.

Foundational Objectives

The Foundational Objectives of the Core Modules of the Drafting and Computer-Aided Design curriculum include:
  • To learn the basic functions of Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software.
  • To maintain a high standard of quality for drawings produced.
  • To appreciate the concept of scale and proportion.
  • To be able to use and understand the terminology related to drafting.
  • To understand the representation of three-dimensional objects presented on a two-dimensional plane.
  • To be able to describe size on a multi-view drawing.
  • To be able to describe shape in a multi-view drawing.
  • To be able to produce drawings for architectural projects.
  • To be able to produce simple working drawings for mechanical projects.
  • To become aware of the career opportunities that exist in the field of drafting.
  • To create drawings of basic objects in a three dimensional (3D) environment.

Taken from:
Drafting and Computer-Aided Design 10, 20, 30 Curriculum Guide, Saskatchewan Education 2000