Engineering and CAD/CAM

Registration for continuing education classes is done by mail or over the phone using a MasterCard or Visa by calling 253.680.7402. Online registration will be complete after payment is made over the phone with a MasterCard or Visa.

Continuing Education classes are self-supported; therefore, Bates will cancel a class if there are too few participants enrolled to cover the cost of the class. If your withdrawal notification is given at least one business day prior to the first day of class, or the class is canceled, you will receive a 100 percent refund. Bates reserves the right to cancel, reschedule class times and/or dates, or change instructors. We will notify you only if class is cancelled.

Winter 2019 Classes (Registration Open), Spring 2019 Classes (Registration Starts January 25)

AutoCad, Beginning, ENGT 095
This course teaches basic 2D CAD drafting skills which includes but is not limited to drawing setup, object manipulation, controlling layers, text and dimensions.  The class divided evenly between lecture and lab.

Winter Schedule
7607, BSC-E205, T, Th, 1/31-3/5, 5-9 p.m., 40 hrs., $306.25

Spring Schedule
7607, BSC-E205, T, Th, 4/25-5/28, 5-9 p.m., 40 hrs., $306.25

Intermediate AutoCad, ENGT 099
Sharpen your skills in AutoCad. Learn to streamline workflow and create templates. Acquire best practices for creating and using blocks, Blocks vs Xrefs, text dimensions and leaders. Get tips and tricks for managing files, layers and scripts. Prerequisite: previous AutoCad experience. Bring note-taking supplies and a flash/thumb drive.

Winter Schedule
4207, BSC-E205, T, Th, 1/8-1/29, 5-9 p.m., 28 hrs., $206.25

Spring Schedule
4207, BSC-E205, T, Th, 4/2-4/23, 5-9 p.m., 28 hrs., $206.25


Item #, Location, Room, Day, Date, Time, Hours/Credits, tuition

  • OL- Online
  • BCC- Central/Mohler Campus
  • BDC- Downtown Campus
  • BSC- South Campus