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Advanced Diploma in Architectural Technology

Humber College’s Architectural Technology advanced diploma program will train you to use your logical and critical thinking skills as you apply architectural technology to construction and building design.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,710 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

You’ll learn from award-winning professors and licensed architects who bring real-life perspective and valuable industry contacts to you. The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring you are learning current and relevant material. In Humber College’s Architectural Technology advanced diploma program, you will learn:

  • computer-aided drawing, building methods and project management using the most current computer programs such as Revit (Building Information Modelling), AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and sketchUP
  • construction technologies for materials such as wood frame, steel, masonry and precast concrete, and mass timber
  • hands-on skills including building code, building specifications, estimating, and structural and environmental systems knowledge
  • sustainable architecture, passive house systems and net zero design and construction methods needed to reduce carbon emissions and the impact of climate change in the architectural technology field

Courses include instruction in visual representation, history of architecture, building science, site planning and technical communications. Electives can include bath and kitchen, interior detailing, building code (legal), small building residential design and more.

Courses include:

  • Autocad
  • Drafting and Detailing: House Design
  • Visual Representation
  • Materials and Methods 1: Wood Construction
  • Mathematics for Architectural Technology
  • Technical Reading and Writing Skills

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Build a strong future for yourself with a career in architectural technology.

Building construction continues to grow, and contractors expect the number of skilled laborers to decline, providing a need for new graduates to enter the architectural technology field.

Our graduates work:

  • in producing design and construction documents for architectural offices
  • as project co-ordinators, estimators and project inspectors for contracting firms
  • as housing specialists for design firms
  • as sales representatives for construction equipment manufacturers
  • as building inspectors and plan examiners for municipalities

The rapid growth in construction and building in Toronto and southern Ontario, combined with Humber’s strong reputation in the industry, provides graduates with strong employment opportunities.

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