- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
$530.25 - $571.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Below are two offerings of DRFT 1000 for the Fall 2023 term.
Wed Sep 06 - Wed Nov 22 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 34822
Class meeting times
|Sep 06 - Nov 22||Wed||18:45 - 21:45||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
This course is eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant/. Students will register for the course themselves, and then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment (if eligible). ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and projects.*** 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. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. 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.
Mon Sep 11 - Mon Dec 11 (11 weeks)
- 11 weeks
- CRN 34821
Class meeting times
|Sep 11 - Dec 11||Mon||18:30 - 21:45||Burnaby NE01 Rm. 327|
This course is eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant/. Students will register for the course themselves, and then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment (if eligible). There will be no class October 2nd, October 9th, and November 13th statutory holidays.
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
Architectural Drafting (DRFT 1000) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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