CAREER
CLUSTER
BRIEF

DRAFTING

CAREER AREA - ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY



Work Performed

Work activities in this group primarily involve the translation of ideas, rough sketches, specifications, and calculations of scientists, engineers, architects, and designers into complete and accurate working plans for use in building or manufacturing.

Worker Requirements
Ability and interest necessary to understand and apply technical knowledge and theoretical principles involved in drafting, engineering, mathematics, and related fields; ability to visualize spatial relationships, perceive slight differences in visual matter, and work with detail; and finger dexterity.


Sample Occupations

Drafter
Architectural Drafter
Aeronautical Drafter 
Electrical Drafter
Electronic Drafter
Mechanical Drafter
Civil Drafter


Related Clusters


Related MPC Departments

Commercial and Fine Arts Drafting
Engineering and Architecture
Systems Engineering
Engineering Technology