Berkeley College Announces Essentials of CAD Certificate Program




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010 

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu



BERKELEY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES
ESSENTIALS OF CAD CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Berkeley College is pleased to announce that for the Summer 2010 session it will offer an Essentials of CAD Certificate Program through the School of Continuing Education at the Bergen Campus in Paramus, NJ. This comprehensive non-credit course is designed for individuals such as interior designers, architects, technicians and engineers interested in formal training in computer-aided design. Participating students will be taught by faculty who are architect/designer professionals experienced in AutoCAD 2010 instruction. 

“AutoCAD is now the leading program for computer-aided design throughout the world,” says Berkeley College Chair of Interior Design Kevin Byrne, ASID. “More employers are using AutoCAD and there is a great demand for workers who are skilled in this program. Entry-level job applicants with AutoCAD experience can find opportunities in interior design and architectural offices, as well as in the fields of engineering, construction, and facilities planning and management.” 

The Berkeley College Department of Career Services will provide graduates of the Essentials of CAD Program with the tools and information needed to conduct a thorough independent job search. Services provided include resume-writing techniques, interviewing skills, job search strategies, and networking opportunities. 

To be considered for admission into the Essentials of CAD Certificate Program students must be high school graduates, preferably with some drafting experience. The course will meet from 6 to 9 pm Wednesdays, July 7 through September 15, 2010. For more information call (201) 967-9667, ext. 1701.

A leader in business education for 79 years, Berkeley College maintains an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, including 665 international students in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has two New York campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, an Extension Center in Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area, and four New Jersey campuses located in Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark. In addition, the College offers Berkeley College Online and Corporate Learning Partnerships. Concentrations are offered in more than 20 career fields,and all campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

 

Photo Caption: Berkeley College will offer an Essentials of CAD Certificate Program for the Summer 2010 session at the Bergen Campus in Paramus, NJ. This comprehensive non-credit course is designed for individuals such as interior designers, architects, technicians and engineers interested in formal training in computer-aided design. 

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