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Launch Your Career as a Professional Drafting Technician with a Diploma

About Vancouver Community College (VCC)

Choosing the right college is an important decision for your career and settlement in Canada. Vancouver Community College (VCC) has been delivering high quality education to Canadian and international students for 50 years. VCC’s dedicated and highly qualified staff are committed to supporting international students in achieving their educational and career goals. 

The Main Reasons Why You Should Choose VCC

VCC is one of the largest government-accredited colleges in B.C. The institution provide International Students with Job-Ready and Academic Skills that can be applied in the real working force. They even have partnerships with Businesses and are constantly connected to the Industry. This ensures that training and skills are in-demand and relevant to the ever-evolving market. The colleges provides you with the best learning experience as they have mainly smaller classes to ensure that you get dedicated attention. They have free professional and experienced tutors that can support your throughout your educational journey at VCC. You also get the experience the culture and lifestyle of Vancouver which is one the most beautiful cities in the world.

Why take VCC’s CAD & BIM Technicians Diploma

Through VCC’s CAD & BIM Technicians Diploma, students develop the Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) skills to work as professional drafting technologists or technicians.

 What do drafting technicians do?

  • create 3D models and technical drawings for the construction industry
  • work in an office environment
  • work closely with architects, engineers and fabricators

How much do drafting technicians make?

  • Annual Median Salary in B.C.: $62,568
  • Starting wage: $20 to 27 per hour


What specialties can students learn at VCC?

Students can choose TWO specialties from the following.

  • Architectural
  • Civil / Structural
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Steel Construction Modelling


What are the admissions requirements?

  • Grade 12 graduation
  • IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent
  • Math 11 

Where do VCC graduates find employment in Vancouver?

  • Structure Craft
  • Associated Engineering
  • McElhanney
  • SNC-Lavalin
  • Mott MacDonald
  • RJC
  • Glotman Simpson
  • And many more!


More Information about this program?

Source: CAD and BIM Salary

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