Skip to main content


The Architectural and Structural CADD and Graphics Technician program offers two areas of specialization: Architectural CADD and Graphics Technician and Structural CADD and Graphics Technician. Applicants must indicate area of specialization on their application.

Program delivery mode: in person

  • This program will be delivered in person for the coming semester.
  • We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

Architectural and Structural CADD and Graphics Technician programs at BCIT offer training for a variety of applications in architecture, building construction and industrial applications. CADD (Computer-Aided Drafting and Design) is an integral part of all our drafting programs.

All students begin in September and must complete a drafting and CADD core and specialty. Total program length: 40 weeks.

The Program

This specialty applies drafting and computer applications with design skills to provide specific detailed information on structural building components and the preparation of working drawings, using structural techniques and requirements as they apply to building construction.

Entrance Requirements

Costs & Supplies


Program Details

Graduating & Jobs

Job Opportunities

Graduates may find entry level drafting,CADD and graphics positions in engineering and architectural officesthat deal with reinforced concrete and structural steel, and steel fabrication companies.

Contact Us

Eamonn Bourke
Department Head

Questions or comments?


Sign up to receive updates, invitations to events, and information about BCIT and your program.

We promise not to spam you, we won’t share your personal information, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT program information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: