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bachelor

Degree

Diploma - Architectural Technician

bachelor

Degree

Diploma - Architectural Technician

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,704 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Winter-January 15-January-2024 2024-01-15
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01

Overview

Diploma - Architectural Technician

Centennial College's Architectural Technician program will prepare you for various careers in the building industry. 

For example, as an employee of an architectural firm, you may assist with preparing design and construction drawings and carry out contract administration tasks during the construction phase. 

You may also work in drafting, design or sales for a building material manufacturer or supplier.

This diploma program will place a strong emphasis on energy-efficient, sustainable design and construction strategies and protecting the environment. 

You'll learn to use state-of-the-art computer technology and prepare designs and construction drawings for residential, industrial, commercial and institutional buildings. 

Knowledge of building materials, construction methods, structural design, mechanical and electrical services, building codes and zoning by-laws will round out your training. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$25,201

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,292
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,497
Tuition 1 person $16,704

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

51
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

167
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL- CE and CAEL- Online: Overall 60
  • Duolingo: 105-114

Based on communicative teaching and learning practices, English Language Learning (ELL) is an intensive five-level, full-time program designed for international students who wish to improve their English language skills. 

If you're an international student, this program will help you build on and improve your language skills for success in college, university or your career.

Complete the 15-week semester of level 5 with a minimum final grade of C (60%) in all three courses.

 CaMLA EPTDuolingualIELTS(A)ibTOEFLPTE-ACFER
Level 1
Elementary
0 - 21<45< 2.00 - 19N/AA1
Level 2
Beginner
22 – 3345 - 602.0 – 3.020 – 24N/AA1
Level 3
Pre-intermediate
34 – 4865 - 703.5 - 4.024 - 3120 - 29A2
Level 4
Intermediate
49 – 6475 - 904.5 – 5.032 - 4530 - 42B1
Level 5
Upper-intermediate
65 - 8095 -1045.546 - 5943 - 50B2

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • Grade 12 English (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Grade 11 Mathematics (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Career opportunities

  • Architectural CAD Operator
  • Architectural Draftsperson
  • Draftsperson
  • Municipal Plans Examiner
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Materials Sales Representative

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