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INTR 3010 - NKBA Graphic Standards

Residential Interiors Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course will introduce the students to NKBA Graphic Standards to develop the skills required to sit the NKBA Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer exams. Students will review the differences between drawing methods used in the interior design industry compared to NKBA standardized kitchen/bath industries. Using a current release of software commonly used in the kitchen and bath cabinetry industry, students will become familiar with creating 2D and 3D drawings. Overall emphasis of the course will be on using this software to create drawings for a residential project that aligns to NKBA standards.


65% in ALL INTD Certificate Courses and 70% in COMM 1120.





Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 83154

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351


Ellie Miri

Course Outline




  1. Mandatory Requirements: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in ALL Interior Design Certificate Courses If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Differentiate between NKBA graphic standards and professional interior design industry graphic standards.
  • Measure and record a space accurately in accordance with NKBA standards.
  • Discuss the difference between producing drawings for an existing space and a new construction project.
  • Use basic commands in software commonly used in the kitchen and bath cabinetry industry to create drawings with NKBA-standard scale, lineweights, dimensioning, symbols and specification formats.
  • Produce an NKBA-standard working drawing set that includes a title page/design statement, floor plan, construction plan, mechanical plan, reflected ceiling plan, countertop plan, interior elevations, details/sections, specification schedules and a 3D perspective drawing.
  • Identify whether content in an NKBA-standard working drawing set is required or optional.
  • Convert drawings created in software to PDF format.
  • Identify software options for writing the NKBA Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer exams.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

INTR 3010 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Kitchen & Bath Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Residential Interiors
    Part-time   Diploma

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Winter 2020

Books for Winter 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.

Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation
Author Krohn
Copyright 2014
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-11856-874-3
Price $116.50


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