The Architectural Technology programme offered by the Durham College will appeal to your creative, analytical and mathematical sides with instruction in freehand sketching and computer-aided drawing, sustainability and green technology, renovation and restoration, site planning, calculations of load, structural sizing and estimating project costs, and technical communications designed to prepare you for an exciting career in architectural technology.
This program, designed to prepare you for an exciting career in architectural technology, will appeal to your creative and analytical side with instruction in freehand sketching; sustainability and green technology; history of architecture; renovation and restoration; site planning; and technical communications.
You will gain knowledge and apply skills in computer aided drawing, building methods and project management using the most current computer-aided drafting programs such as AutoCAD and Building Information Modeling. In addition, you will learn construction and sustainable technologies for materials such as wood frame, steel, masonry and precast concrete and develop project management skills.
Graduates employed in this field will be skilled in analyzing building codes to determine design requirements; drafting contract and bidding documents; assisting architects with drafting construction and design plans; and constructing design models.
The sustainable design skills you will gain will make you current and relevant in today’s increasingly eco-friendly architectural field. Graduates are eligible to apply for additional industry-relevant certifications, which may be a requirement for some employers.
You will further your practical knowledge through a team project/placement component in your third year, which will strengthen your work experience as well as develop your skills in building code, building specifications, estimating and structural and mechanical knowledge.
Where you could work:
- Architecture firms
- Construction firms
- Engineering firms
- Facilities management
- Municipal, provincial and federal building agencies
- Real estate
What you could be:
- Building material representative
- Design/builder developer
- Building material manufacturer
- Project co-ordinator
- Project manager
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Architectural Cad
- Architectural Drafting And Detailing
- Construction Material And Processes
- Ontario Building Code And Occupational Health And Safety Act
- History Of Architecture
- Mathematics For Architecture
- Technical Report Writing For Science & Technology
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArchitecture Civil Engineering & Construction Landscape Architecture View 12 other Bachelors in Landscape Architecture in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U)
- Computer skills
International13852 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13852 CAD per year during 36 months.
National2722 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2722 CAD per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Oshawa
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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