Architectural Technology (Fast-Track)(Optional Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:3125
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters

Program Availability

Date
Domestic Availability
International Availability

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Centennial College's Architectural Technology Fast-Track program allows qualified graduates with a university degree in architecture (including those from foreign universities) to gain direct admission into the third semester of the three-year Architectural Technology program to receive their diploma in four academic semesters.

In this engineering program, you'll use state-of-the-art computer technology to prepare the designs, construction drawings, specifications and reports needed to communicate with clients, builders and approval authorities. Program activities will include preparing drawings for commercial, institutional, complex and multi-use buildings. You'll also be introduced to building materials, construction methods, structural design, mechanical and electrical services, building codes, contracts, specifications, and the business environment for providing design and construction.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Companies Offering Jobs

With companies such as Cassidy & Company, Architectural Technologists, Hunt Design Associates Inc., Romanov Romanov, Architects, and LaPointe Architects hiring program grads, you will not be limited in your options.

Program Highlights

  • Program faculty members have advanced degrees, licences and credentials in architecture, architectural technology, building science, engineering and green building. Among them are many current industry practitioners.
  • The courses include a strong focus on energy-efficient, sustainable design and construction strategies, and protecting the environment.
  • A project-based curriculum that highlights a different building type each semester, and provides you with a strong foundation in technical knowledge to give you an advantage.

Articulation Agreements

Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.

Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.

Partner Institution

Degree

Davenport University

Bachelor of Business Administration - General Business

Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.

Educational Partners

Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on education partners.

Professional Associations

Graduates may pursue:

  • Ontario Association of Applied Architectural Sciences (OAAAS) membership, which can lead to Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) membership as a Licensed Technologist OAA

  • Membership in the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO)

  • Building Code Identification Number (BCIN)

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional credential

Accreditation

Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/programs-courses/full-time/architectural-technology-fast-track for a full listing of our current accreditations.

Career Outlook

  • Architectural technologist
  • Architectural CAD operator
  • Architectural drafter
  • Design/builder
  • Building inspector
  • Municipal plans examiner
  • Specifications writer
  • Building material sales representative

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Diploma or degree in architectural, civil engineering, building science or related area.

Additional Requirements

How to Apply

How to Apply

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1. Apply Online

Domestic Students

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full-time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in-person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

International Students

 Apply directly to Centennial College here.

2. Submit Documents

Domestic Students

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

International Students

If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2019.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $2,721.00 $1,158.00 $3,879.00
International $15,437.50 $1,667.00 $17,104.50

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