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Architectural Technology

Centennial College’s Architectural Technology program will prepare you for a variety of careers in the building industry. For example, as an employee of an architectural firm, where you will apply your technical knowledge and skills to create building designs, analyze building code requirements, prepare construction drawings, and carry out contract administration tasks during the construction phase. Or you may offer building design and drawing services directly to clients on small building projects, where permitted by legislation.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 3 years/6 semesters
Starting in: Fall, Winter
Tuition Fee: $16,531.80
Location: Progress Campus, Toronto, Canada / Blended / Online

This diploma program places a strong emphasis on energy-efficient, sustainable design and construction strategies, and protecting the environment. During this program, you will learn to use state-of-the-art computer technology, as well as prepare designs and construction drawings for residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional buildings. You will also learn about building materials, construction methods, structural design, mechanical and electrical services, building codes and zoning by-laws, contracts, specifications, and the business environment for providing design and construction services.

Program Highlights

  • The Architectural Technology program’s project-based curriculum, which focuses on a different building type each semester, and a strong foundation in technical knowledge, ensures you are industry-ready.
  • There is a strong emphasis on energy-efficient, sustainable design and construction strategies, and protecting the environment.
  • Program faculty members include many current industry practitioners who have advanced degrees, licenses and credentials in architecture and related fields.
  • All students are strongly encouraged to complete the full, three-year, Architectural Technology program. However, students who successfully complete the first two years of this program may apply to graduate from the two-year Architectural Technician program.

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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

You will be prepared to work with:

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

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