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DRFT 1000 - Architectural Drafting

Drafting Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring and Summer PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$489.12 - $534.06 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 57115

Mon Apr 06 - Mon Jul 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jul 06 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$522.42

Notes

  1. There will be no class April 13 and May 18 statutory holidays.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 66948

Mon Jun 15 - Mon Aug 31 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 15 - Aug 31 Mon 18:45 - 22:00 Online

Instructor

Satendra Mann

Course Outline

Cost

$489.12

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. There will be no class August 3 statutory holiday. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required 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, scheduled 6:45pm - 10:00pm PST each Monday for the 11 weeks of the course. 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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.

In Progress and Full

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 34822

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$534.06

Notes

  1. There will be no class November 11 statutory holiday.

CRN 36088

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$534.06

Notes

  1. There will be no class November 11 statutory holiday.

CRN 34821

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$534.06

Notes

  1. There will be no class on October 12 statutory holiday.

4 seats remaining as of Jul 2, 2020 6:12 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

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

DRFT 1000 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2020

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Ruler Scale Architects 18-31
Price $9.85
Required

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Drft 1000 Supplies Kit
Price $114.40
Optional

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