# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Technical Drawing and Design (8434/18 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Technical Drawing and Design (8434/18 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8434
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–11

In this foundation course, students learn the basic language of technical drawing and design, and they design, sketch, and make technical drawings, models, or prototypes of real design problems. The course is especially recommended for future engineering and architecture students.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.