Summary Architectural Design Technician in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "architectural design technician" was moved from the group Architectural technologists and technicians (NOC 2251) to the group Architectural technologists and technicians (NOC 22210).
Find key facts and figures about working as an architectural design technician. The following information is applicable to all Architectural technologists and technicians (NOC 22210).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Architectural technologists and technicians may work independently or provide technical assistance to professional architects and civil design engineers in conducting research, preparing drawings, architectural models, specifications and contracts and in supervising construction projects. They are employed by architectural and construction firms, and governments.
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College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
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- Prepare proposals
- Analyze technical documents and reports
- Tender contracts
- Assist in supervising construction projects
- Prepare working drawings
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