Architectural Technologists and Technicians

(NOC 2251)


  • Completion of a two- to three-year college program in architectural technology or a related subject is usually required.
  • Certification in architectural technology or in a related field through provincial associations of architectural or engineering/applied science technologists and technicians may be required by employers.
  • A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
  • Membership in the provincial regulatory body is mandatory in British Columbia.
  • In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for professional technologists is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Analyze technical documents and reports
Prepare working drawings
Write specifications
Construct architectural and display models
Assist in design development
Computer-aided design (CAD)
Prepare presentation graphics and drawings

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technician Diploma; Co-op
Architectural Technician (Weekend) Diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technician Diploma; Online
Architectural Technology Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology Diploma; Advanced
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technology Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Architectural Technology Diploma
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Modified on February 21, 2020