The Architectural Technology program will prepare you for a variety of careers in the building construction industry. In modern computer labs geared towards School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science programs, you will learn about:

  • Building materials
  • Construction methods
  • Structural design
  • Mechanical and electrical services
  • Building codes
  • Contracts
  • Specifications
  • The business environment for providing design and construction services

Using state-of-the-art computer technology, you will learn to prepare designs, construction drawings, specifications and reports needed to communicate with clients, construction professionals and approval authorities.


The Architectural Technology program has met the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters Start Date: Fall, Winter

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 have the know-how to work with:

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

Academic Requirements

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

Notes: For applicants who are currently attending high school in Ontario, your midterm and final grades will be transmitted automatically to the college.

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
3 years
10,799 CAD
International 41680 CAD
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