Objectifs du programme

Architectural Technologists contribute to the development and completion of an architectural project or assist throughout its construction, as defined by the Architects Act, the Engineers Act, the Public Buildings Safety Act and the Professional Code. They may therefore produce drawings and promotional material, design construction details, write specifications, estimate construction costs, coordinate construction work, inspect the condition of an existing building, verify building compliance with laws, standards and the construction code, and contribute to maintaining the quality of an architectural heritage. The scope and the volume of tasks vary according to the type of business, and the type of work, and whether the individual occupies a salaried position or is self-employed.

Durée de la formation

Spécifique (heures)Totale (heures)
2 1002 760

Total length of training includes general training that is common to all programs for 420 hours, general training for this program for 150 hours as well as complementary general training courses for 90 hours.


Duration of training consists of theory and lab work for courses; personal time that the student invests is excluded.

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
0350 To analyze the job function
0351 To interpret drawings and specifications
0352 To make preliminary sketches
0353 To produce presentation materials
0354 To research technical information
0355 To carry out building calculations
0356 To ensure the compliance of a building or a building plan with the Construction Code as well as with the laws, regulations and standard in force
0357 To issue a technical report concerning on-site occupational health and safety
0358 To communicate with the project partners
0359 To assume their responsibilities concerning on-site occupational health and safety
035A To assess the architectural characteristics of a building project
035B To carry out building surveys
035C To make presentation drawings
035D To make working drawings
035E To ensure the consistency of project documents
035F To analyze a problem relative to a building
035G To design the construction details
035H To write the specifications for a project
035J To estimate construction costs
035K To do a condition assessment for a building
035L To coordinate construction work
035M To carry out project management activities
035N To prepare a project design
Specific number of hours: 2100

Conditions d'admission et préalables

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV TS or S – Secondary IV Mathematics: Technical and Scientific (564426) or Science (565426) Options
• Sec. IV ST or AST – Secondary IV Science and Technology (555444) or Applied Science and Technology (557416)

Organismes scolaires offrant le programme

Collège J/S
Vanier College

Technicien en architecture

Les techniciennes et les techniciens en architecture réalisent des dessins techniques et des dessins d’exécution selon les plans conçus par un architecte. Ils estiment les coûts des matériaux et de la main-d’œuvre, produisent les devis, les contrats et les soumissions, coordonnent des travaux de construction et s’assurent de la conformité des projets et des bâtiments avec le Code du bâtiment et les règlements en vigueur. C’est un métier créatif qui exige débrouillardise et minutie. Un emploi de technicien en architecture convient aux personnes qui ont des habiletés en dessin et en science.

Formation(s) connexe(s)

Dessin industriel
Technologie de l'estimation et de l'évaluation en bâtiment
Technologie du génie civil

Salaire moyen

Technicien en architecture — 24,45 $

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Dessinateur technique/dessinatrice technique
Dessinateur/dessinatrice en architecture
Estimateur/estimatrice en construction
Évaluateur/évaluatrice d'immeubles
Inspecteur/inspectrice de bâtiments
Technicien/technicienne en architecture
Technologue en conception de structures