|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, includes 1 optional field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,910 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$17,344), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$375 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
Note: This program is available for if the applicant meets all academic requirements other than English.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if English is not your first language, OR you did not complete a minimum of two years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Humber’s Architectural Technology advanced diploma program will train you to use your logical and critical thinking skills as you apply architectural technology to construction and building design.
You’ll learn from award-winning professors and licensed architects who bring real-life perspective and valuable industry contacts to you. The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring you are learning current and relevant material. In the program, you will learn:
- computer-aided drawing, building methods and project management using the most current computer programs such as Revit (Building Information Modelling), AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and SketchUp
- construction technologies for materials such as wood frame, steel, masonry and precast concrete, and mass timber
- hands-on skills including building code, building specifications, estimating, and structural and environmental systems knowledge
- sustainable architecture, passive house systems and net-zero design and construction methods needed to reduce carbon emissions and the impact of climate change in the architectural technology field
Courses include instruction in visual representation, history of architecture, building science, site planning and technical communications. Electives can include bath and kitchen, interior detailing, building code (legal), small building residential design and more.
Get hands-on experience in the architectural technology industry during optional architectural field placement. The placement normally takes place from May through August following semester four (minimum 400 hours).
Humber provides a range of services to support students including working with business, industry and government to identify work placement opportunities.
Build a strong future for yourself with a career in architectural technology.
Building construction is expected to continue to grow according to a 2014 survey by the Ontario Construction Secretariat. The same survey said contractors expect the number of skilled labourers to decline, providing a need for new graduates to enter the architectural technology field.
- in producing design and construction documents for architectural offices
- as project co-ordinators, estimators and project inspectors for contracting firms
- as housing specialists for design firms
- as sales representatives for construction equipment manufacturers
- as building inspectors and plan examiners for municipalities
The rapid growth in construction and building in Toronto and southern Ontario, combined with Humber’s strong reputation in the industry, provides graduates with strong employment opportunities.
Professional Accreditations & Recognition
Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO)
The Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario – AATO recognizes Humber’s Architectural Technology program as meeting the academic requirements for acceptance to the Internship program leading to certification as an Accredited Architectural Technologist – Member of the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (MAATO) upon completion of the official Lecture Series and the passing of the Accreditation Examinations.
Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.