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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Introduces CAD for Architects, building designers and builders. Designed to familiarize the student with the operation of AutoCAD in the architectural environment utilizing the most recent release of the software. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Drafting skills and familiarity with Windows.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$753.12 - $793.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of BLDC 2400 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 28704

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 28704
  • Domestic fees $793.98
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$793.98

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. This course require students to work on assignments and projects outside of class time. Having your own computer to work on projects between classes is highly recommended. AutoCAD is available for the Windows and Mac platforms. Please check Autodesk’s website for minimum hardware and operating system requirements for AutoCAD.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 55886

Duration

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 55886
  • Domestic fees $753.12
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Tony Yen

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$753.12

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, as per the class schedule above. You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date. This course require students to work on assignments and projects outside of class time. Having your own computer to work on projects between classes is highly recommended. AutoCAD is available for the Windows and Mac platforms. Please check Autodesk’s website for minimum hardware and operating system requirements for AutoCAD.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamental concepts in the production of drawing with a computer aided drafting system. Apply proper file management organization that will increase productivity. Utilize the software to complete assignments that align with industry application, as follows:
    • Produce simple floor plans and objects.
    • Manipulate existing drawings.
    • Use various drawings and editing techniques to enhance design drawings.
    • Enter text and dimension drawing.
    • Define and set layering standards for plotting drawings.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Architectural CAD 1 (BLDC 2400) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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