|Faculty:||Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence (Ottawa Campus)
|Field of Study:||Architectural Technology/Technician
|Description:||This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program, accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) under the National Technology Benchmarks, prepares students for careers in architectural offices and the building industry by integrating the relationship between conceptual solutions and working drawings. The first four levels of the technology program, which are common to the Architectural Technician program, are followed by an additional two levels of study concentrating on commercial detailing.
The curriculum emphasizes an in-depth understanding of the many facets of building and construction including residential and commercial building envelope design, working drawings, construction documentation, construction methods and materials and computer-assisted design and drafting. Students participate in a student-directed team project aimed at reconciling the many considerations in designing a building, including aesthetic and technical resolution.
|Cost per year:*||
Books and supplies cost approximately $1200 in the first year and $450 in the second and third year. Most supplies can be purchased at the campus store.