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

Course details

Introduction to Architectural Drafting. Covers basic architectural manual drafting techniques and skills. Drawing development with emphasis on line techniques, graphic symbols and industry standards. Graphical communication required for the preparation of development permit drawings for residential buildings. Covers techniques necessary for creating three dimensional drawing. 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)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$542.25 - $583.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of DRFT 1000 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 57115

Duration

Mon Apr 15 - Mon Jul 15 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57115
  • Domestic fees $583.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jul 15 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 327
Instructor

Thomas Bradmore

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$583.11

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. There will be no class May 20 and July 1 statutory holidays.
Status

CRN 57117

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57117
  • Domestic fees $542.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Satendra Mann

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$542.25

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.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be better able to:

  • Prepare professional looking drawings using the graphic language, conventions and standards of the building industry.
  • Read and interpret the design ideas and technical information that are described in architectural drawings.
  • Employ drawing conventions, symbols and dimension standards.
  • Produce drawings using a variety of media, especially graphite and ink on vellum.
  • Use drawings as a creative problem-solving tool when developing plans, sections, and elevations.
  • Use free-hand sketching as a tool for quick graphic communication.
  • Document existing building conditions by site-measuring existing spaces and generating the appropriate drawings.
  • Produce a simplified version of a design development package for a small residential project that includes a site plan, floor plans, section, elevations, and a detail.
  • Understand three-dimensional drawing (axonometric) using information from plans, sections and elevations.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2007

Related Programs

Architectural Drafting (DRFT 1000) 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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