Job requirements Architectural Technologist in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as an architectural technologist in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Architectural technologists and technicians (NOC 22210).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of a two- to three-year college program in architectural technology or a related subject is usually required.
  • Certification in architectural technology or in a related field through provincial associations of architectural or engineering/applied science technologists and technicians may be required by employers.
  • A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
  • Membership in the provincial regulatory body is mandatory in British Columbia.
  • In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for professional technologists is required to use the title Professional Technologist.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

British Columbia

Job title Applied Science Technologists (building)
Job title Certified Technician (building)


Job title Architectural Technologists And Technicians

New Brunswick

Job title Certified Technician (architecture)
Job title Professional Technologist (architecture)
Job title Applied Science Technologist (architecture)


Job title Architectural Technologist
Job title Building Designer
Job title Registered Building Technologist
Job title Architectural Technician
Job title Registered Building Technician


Job title Applied Science Technologists And Technicians (architectural)

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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