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Mechanical Drafters

Certification Description
Becoming a Certified Drafter, reflects your proven knowledge of drafting. Certification will, enhance your credibility as a professional, improve your opportunities for promotion and pay increases, give you a competitive edge in a highly technical job market. When employers hire an ADDA Certified Drafter, they know that the new employee meets certification criteria and that they have demonstrated initiative and pride in the profession by becoming certified.

Certifying Organization
American Design Drafting Association/American Digital Design Association

Certification Details
● Education and Training Required? Yes
● Work Experience Required? Yes
● Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes
● Renewal Required? Every 3 Years
● Renew through Continuing Educational Units (CEU)? Yes
● Renew through Re-Examination? No
● Renew through Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? No
● Does applicant have a choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

Mechanical Certified Drafter Website

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