Structural and Building Technology

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Our Structural and Building Technology Diploma program focuses on the design and analysis of wood, steel, and reinforced concrete structures. Students will acquire skills in structural design, analysis, and detailing through lectures, hands-on activities, and site visits in the field.

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British Columbia


Brighton College

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Program Duration

35 Weeks

Program Intakes
Class Type



StudentAid BC, Line Of Credit, Grants

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the diploma in construction technology program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

Use AutoCAD effectively to create working drawings
Use AutoCAD as a tool to work on architectural and structural drawings
Apply local building code standards to architectural and interior design drawings
Apply city bylaws for site and building design
Analyze and design steel structures and create structurall details
Use Tekla to create 3-dimensional steel details
Design and detail wood structures in accordance with local engineering standards
Design and detail reinforced concrete structures
Understand local building inspection techniques under Canadian Association Home property Inspector
Understand engineering and architectural design drawings and perform quantity estimating
Use Revit to create 3-dimensiional building models with rendering effects
Produce a working drawing portfolio for presentation during interviews
Apply the knowledge and skills to the practicum placement to gain practical employment experience (*Practicum only)

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