Learn the software, drafting skills, and building codes you need to get hired as a Building Design Technician. Graduate in 12 months, internship included.


*This program is currently available online.

Building Design Technicians play an important role in every stage of the design and construction process.

They are involved in the preparation of technical drawings and blueprints, and help supervise construction teams to ensure concepts come to life as planned.

This career combines creativity, technical skill, cutting-edge software, and teamwork. Want to join an architectural, design, or engineering firm? Looking for challenging, interesting work in a respected field?

Here's what makes Building Design such a great choice.


Steady Demand for Building Designers/Drafters in Ontario

☑️ The Government of Canada Job Bank predicts moderate job growth and stable demand for Building Designers/Drafters in the GTA

☑️ Major construction projects in transit, education, hospitals, and cultural buildings are creating job opportunities for Building Designers in Ontario


Career Options & Competitive Salaries

☑️ Graduates can find work at architectural, engineering, and design firms - as well as construction companies

☑️ Options to specialize in residential, commercial, industrial, landscape design, kitchens, and more

☑️ Median salary for Building Designers/Drafters in Ontario is approximately $42,000/year (Job Bank Wage Report)


Earn Your Building Design Diploma in Just 12 Months 

☑️ Herzing College Toronto offers an accelerated Building Design Technician program that can be completed in just 12 months

☑️ Gain real work experience with an 8-week internship 

☑️ Courses include AutoCAD 2D and 3D, Revit building modelling software, Microsoft Visio, Architectural drawings and blueprints, and the Ontario Building Code

☑️ Students are prepared to challenge the Ontario Building Code (BCIN) certification exam

☑️ Our graduates have been hired by Lowell Lo Design, CAD Overflow, and National Home Renovations


Is Building Design Training Right For You?

Fill out the form to get fast, free information about Herzing's Building Design Technician program.

☑️ Learn about class schedules, admission requirements, financial aid, and how to apply

☑️ Discover the Herzing Open Education Program (HOEP) and find out how you can take additional on-campus and online programs after you graduate - tuition free!*

☑️ Book a campus tour and learn about the no-risk trial offer of the Building Design Technician program (try it for 2 weeks, no obligation)

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