Drafting technicians and technologists prepare engineering designs, drawings and related technical information, in multidisciplinary engineering teams or in support of engineers, architects or industrial designers.
Non-university certificate or diploma
The Architectural Engineering Technician program is accredited with the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTBA)
Drafting technicians develop and prepare engineering drawings, plans, diagrams, and layouts from sketches.
Drafting technologists operate computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting stations, develop and prepare design sketches, and write technical reports.
In the oceans technology sector, drafting technologist and technicians play a critical role, especially throughout the designing, building and repairing stages for ships and other marine vessels such as submarines.
A Drafting Technician and Technologist performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.