COVID-19: UPDATE

Public post-secondary institutions in BC are prepared to welcome new and current students for classes in Fall 2020 through a variety of learning methods while continuing to adhere to public health guidelines.

In addition to their current services for students, institutions are also developing supports to ensure a smooth and successful transition into the new learning methods for their programs.

Our Helpdesk will remain available to answer any questions or concerns regarding applications.

Please find links to post-secondary institution websites regarding their response on COVID-19 in our FAQs.

Please find the Ministry of Education regular updates regarding COVID-19 here: Safe & Healthy Schools.

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Architectural Technician Certificate


  • Campuses
    Vancouver Downtown

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    10 Months (full-time)
  • Tuition Estimate
    $7150 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1150 Total
  • Credential Granted
    Certificate
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out VCC's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Fee: $35

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic

1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. English Language Proficiency

One of:

  • English 12 or equivalent 
  • CLB/CLBPT scores: Listening 8, Speaking 7, Reading 8, and Writing 7 or better

2. Math
One of:

  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 or equivalent
  • VCC Basic Math Assessment (80%) and VCC Basic Algebra Assessment (72%)
Admission Advice 

1. It's recommended that you have:

  • Secondary School Drafting and Physics, or other related work experience;
  • a working knowledge of Windows OS;
  • general good health, good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity;
2. If you have completed Drafting 11 and 12 you can apply for direct entry into Level 2 of the program.

3. All requests for transfer credit or course exemptions must be submitted with your application.

4. More details about VCC's English and Math testing services can be found at VCC Assessment Centre.

5. If English is not your first language and you are presenting foreign documents equivalent to Grade 12, you can meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement by choosing the appropriate options that applies to you.

See English Language Proficiency Requirement to choose the option that applies to you and determine how to best meet the specific English language requirements for your program.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy VCC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

All applicants are required to demonstrate the appropriate level of English language proficiency to function successfully in an English-speaking classroom.

Check individual programs at VCC for English proficiency requirements. 

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - Applicants must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for their desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

Students transfering between post-secondary institutions in B.C. may refer to the BC Transfer Guide to find program transfer credits or BC Articulation Handbook for entrance requirement equivalencies.

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC, you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.871.7000.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC, you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.871.7000. 

Mature Student

You must be at least 18 years old (unless you have graduated from Secondary School) to meet the general admission requirement for VCC. In addition, specific program admission requirements must also be met.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

VCC International provides helpful information for International Students. It includes information on admission requirements, application procedures and much more.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

For information about applying to VCC, please check here.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.