cadd centre
Celebrating 30 Glorious years

Celebrating 30 Years Of Successful Recognition

  • 1987 - Dec 25th The Journey Begins


    -> Mr. C R Vaitheeswaran started Shanthi Anand CADD Centre in partnership with Mr V Sathyamoorthy, to offer design services for Engineering Companies in around Chennai.


    -> Mr R Parthasarathy was the first engineer to join the company with CAD skill and spearhead the CADD Centre start up and beyond.


    -> The first CADD Centre was born - in a 400 sq ft room with 4 computers!

  • 1988 - Partners with Autodesk

    cadd centre, authorized autocad training centre india

    -> Autodesk Inc, USA appoints CADD Centre as the First Authorized AutoCAD Training Centre in India.


    -> The first ever class commenced on March 2, 1988. Mr. Parthasarathy conducted classes and prepared other engineers alongside.


    -> First exclusive training for a corporate company - Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, Bangalore conducted at Chennai.

  • 1989 - First Centre outside Chennai

    cadd centre's first branch at bangalore

    -> CADD Centre's first branch at Bangalore was opened in Dickenson Road with 6 employees.


    -> In house Training successfully conducted for Kirloskar Electric, HMT, BHEL, Indian Telephone Industries, BEL, ISRO, BFW and many others.

  • 1990 - The Capital City Beckons

    first training centre in india's capital, new delhi

    -> Starts its first training centre in India's capital, New Delhi, at Greater Kailash.


    -> By venturing into New Delhi, CADD Centre truly became a pan Indian Organisation, providing students everywhere with training to hone design skills.

  • 1995 - The Franchising Movement Begins

    first franchise centre is opened at coimbatore, tamil nadu

    -> Commits itself to franchising for expansion with an aim to create entrepreneurs and to replicate its successful training model in other parts of the country.


    -> CADD Centre’s first franchise centre is opened at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Mr.V.R Chander- 1st Franchisee Partner ( December 1st 1995).

  • 1996 - Sets Foot in Andhra Pradesh

    1996 andhra pradesh inauguration of two franchise centres

    -> In 1996 Andhra Pradesh witnessed the inauguration of two franchise centres.


    -> On 20th January 1996, Hyderabad opened a franchise centre to provide specialized CAD training.Vizag, not to be left behind opened its CADD Centre on February 17, 1996.

  • 1997 - Announces Scholarship for Students

    cadd quest as an annual scholarship

    -> Launches CADD Quest as an annual scholarship exam to encourage meritorious engineering students to get trained in engineering software.


    -> CADD Quest was the first aptitude exam to award students with scholarship to pursue CAD Courses. CADD Quest followed the unique concept of awarding scholarships according to marks scored.

  • 1999 - CADD Centre Goes Global

    international franchise centres in nepal and colombo

    -> Creates its presence in Nepal and Colombo by opening international franchise centres.


    -> Launches courses in Color Graphics and Multimedia, an emerging field in India.

  • 2001 - Becomes a Multi-Product Training Centre

    cadd centre introduces courses, autodesk's autocad

    -> From a single product training company, offering courses in Autodesk's AutoCAD, CADD Centre introduces courses and becomes a multi-product training company.


    -> Creates courses in project management, primarily to help engineers equip themselves in project management, as they move up the career path.

  • 2002 - World Starts to Take Notice

    best franchisor award from franchise india, technical education category

    -> Wins Best Franchisor Award from Franchise India Holdings in the “Technical Education” category.


    -> Launches courses in MSC Nastran, the world's most widely used Finite Element Analysis (FEA) solver.

  • 2005 - Crosses 100 Centre Mark

    cadd centre opens its 100th franchise centre

    -> A milestone in the history of CAD training industry in India is crossed: CADD Centre opens its 100th franchise centre.


    -> Launches Master Diploma course in Interior Design. Launches Emerging Trends and Technologies, a structured seminar programs. The first event happens at Bangalore.

  • 2007 - Enters into Creative Skills Training

    new division dreamzone, introduces new courses, primavera, project management software

    -> Floats a new division: DreamZone, as an institute to teach creative studies.


    -> Introduces new courses in leading software products including SolidWorks and Primavera, a project management software.


    -> Crosses another milestone by opening its 200th franchise centre

  • 2009 - Electronic CAD in a Big Way

    launches courses, electronic design automation, orcad, pspice, revit architecture

    -> Launches courses in Electronic Design Automation based on OrCAD, Pspice, two leading electronic CAD products.


    -> Launches courses in Revit Architecture.


    -> Middle East market opens for CADD Centre. Launches new centres in Bhutan and Qatar. Also opens a centre at Maldives

  • 2010 - Asia's Largest Network of CAD Training Centres

    cadd centre crosses 300 centre, new centre in dhaka

    -> CADD Centre crosses 300 centre mark.


    -> Opens a new centre in Dhaka.


    -> Launches courses in Unigraphics NX, a product lifecycle management product from Siemens.


    -> CADD Centre boasts of centres in 11 countries.

  • 2011 - Diversification that Delivers

    launches synergy school of business skills

    -> Launches Synergy School of Business Skills, a training division to offer courses in business skills.

    -> Collabration with Siemens PLM software to launch an exclusive training in NX Nastran a premium computer-aided engineering (CAE) tool ,enabling designers to produce safe, reliable and optimized designs.

  • 2012 - A Silver Jubilee Saga

    25th years celebration

    A humble beginning, with 6 members, today in its 25th year, CADD Centre is 400 employees strong. Expanded to over 312 centres in 14 countries and partnered with top engineering companies. Trained over 8 lakh students ; won the "Best Franchisor Award - Education" from 2002. Awarded the "Business Leadership Award" and ranked among the Top 100 Franchise Opportunities in 2012.

  • 2013 - Empowerment and Certification Launched

    Empowerment and Certification Launched

    -> Launches LIVEWIRE a niche IT training institute creating professionals for emerging technology industries and specialist technology jobs.

    -> Launches CCUBE a CADD Centre Competency Certification for students and professionals in various software and modules.

  • 2014 - Progress Multifold Service at Its Best

    Progress Multifold Service at Its Best

    -> Launch of Dream Flower, One Channel and CADD@School.

    -> Over 520 franchise outlets.

    -> Presence across 22 countries.

    -> Trained more than 1Million Engineers.

  • 2015 - Synergy, Global REP of PMI

    Synergy, Global REP of PMI

    -> CADD Centre's Synergy becomes Global REP of PMI, USA

    -> ELS Educational Services-India signs a strategic partnership with CADD Centre for 500 study abroad counseling centers throughout India.

    -> Relaunch of CCube certification centre.as Vendor neutral

  • 2016 - Best International Organization

    Best International Organization

    -> Recognized as the "Best International Organization in Skill Development" by ASSOCHAM, India.

    -> Launch of Dream Wellness in association with "Naturals" Training Academy

    -> Launch of SAP training centre in association "Broadline Institute"

  • 2017 - Celebrating 30 Glorious years

    2017 – Celebrating 30 Glorious years

    CADD Centre began in the year 1987 with 6 members; and today, boasts of 650 employees spread over 26 countries with 700 outlets. Having trained over 14 lakh students, CADD Centre has now become an Approved Training Partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Additionally, ASSOCHAM recognizes the Skill Development efforts second time consecutively + Signs MOU with State Bank of India under SBI's Skill Loans Scheme 2017


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