A Nationally Accredited Educational Institution

Academic Programs

VDCI Program Objectives

  • Provide students with relevant and appropriate career education using architectural, structural, mechanical/electrical/plumbing, visualization and civil design software.
  • Provide students with a professional atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • Ensure programs are delivered by highly qualified and experienced instructors.
  • Ensure students obtain the skills and knowledge needed to improve their productivity and enhance their credibility in the workplace.
Technology Certificates

  • Technology Certificates

    The four Technology Certificates offered at VDCI are project-based, comprehensive training programs, with in-depth, hands-on experience with the software programs used in today's construction industry.

    Certificate Name

    CAD/BIM Technology Certificate Program 336 Course Hours of Instruction
    CAD Technology Certificate Program 222 Course Hours of Instruction
    BIM Technology Certificate Program 216 Course Hours of Instruction
    Civil 3D Technology Certificate Program 216 Course Hours of Instruction


    For CAD Certificates you can specialize in Construction Documents or 3D CAD.

    For BIM Certificates you can specialize in: Revit Architecture, Revit Structure or Revit MEP BIM.

    Blended Training Options

    The VDCI Technology Certificate Programs are available online and blended (which means that some courses are taught at our San Diego Campus and others online).

    Course Sequencing

    The educational objectives for each Technology Certificate are provided in their respective Technology Certificate Program description. There are not any specific prerequisites for any of the Professional Technology Certificates. By taking courses in the sequence listed on the "required courses" list, all prerequisites will be satisfied.

    U.S. Department of Education

    As a nationally accredited institution, VDCI has transparency with the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

    All Technology Certificates

  • Training Bundles

    Purchase a Continuing Education Training Bundle and save up to 15%!

    Our training bundles are available for both online and onsite courses and allow our students to tailor their continuing education.

    Don’t see the exact bundle of courses you need? Build a customized bundle from our a la carte course offerings to fit your specific educational objectives.

    Please contact our staff at learn@vdci.edu if you have any further questions!

    2-3 Classes – Save 10% / 4+ Classes – Save 15%

    All Training Bundles