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Architectural Technology (Fast-Track)

Our Architectural Technology Fast-Track program allows qualified graduates with a university degree in architecture (including those from foreign universities) to gain direct admission into the third semester of the three-year Architectural Technology program and receive their diploma in four academic semesters. This Fast-Track program is primarily aimed at internationally-trained professionals seeking knowledge of North American construction practice and language.

In this engineering program, you will use state-of-the-art computer technology to prepare designs, construction drawings, specifications and reports needed to communicate with clients, builders and approval authorities. Activities include preparing drawings for commercial, institutional, complex and multi-use buildings. You are also introduced to building materials, construction methods, structural design, mechanical and electrical services, building codes, contracts, specifications and the business environment for providing design and construction.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 2 years/4 semesters
Starting in: Fall
Tuition Fee: $16,531.80
Location: Progress Campus, Toronto, Canada / Blended

Program Highlights

  • Program faculty members have advanced degrees, licences and credentials in architecture, architectural technology, building science, engineering and green building. Among them are many current industry practitioners.
  • The courses include a strong focus on energy-efficient, sustainable design and construction strategies, and protecting the environment.
  • A project-based curriculum that highlights a different building type each semester, and provides you with a strong foundation in technical knowledge to give you an advantage.

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“A good opportunity to be a member of the research team to conduct research for reputed institutions like University of Toronto and Centennial College. Gained a lot a new knowledge and hands-on experience in conducting research. Learned sampling techniques and different data analysis methods.”

Sushil Anu // Performance of Existing Oil-Grit Separators (Stormceptor) and Development a New Generation of Urban Sediment-Contaminant Separators

Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Architectural technologist
  • Architectural CAD operator
  • Architectural drafter
  • Design/builder
  • Building inspector
  • Municipal plans examiner
  • Specifications writer
  • Building material sales representative

Areas of Employment

Program graduates are prepared to work with:

  • Architects
  • Architectural technology firms
  • Engineers
  • Builders
  • Contractors
  • Developers
  • Construction material manufacturers and suppliers
  • Municipal building departments

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