Architectural technologists work with architects, engineers and others in designing and developing plans and working drawings, estimating costs and supervising building construction projects (alis). They are employed by architectural and construction firms, and governments (National Occupational Classification).

Drafting technologists and technicians prepare engineering designs, drawings and related technical information in multidisciplinary engineering teams or in support of engineers, architects or industrial designers, or they may work independently. They are employed by construction, utility, resource and manufacturing companies, consulting firms, government and other establishments. (National Occupational Classification)

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The University of Manitoba does not offer diploma programs in Architectural or Drafting Technology. Please view the links below for more information about educational programs in Manitoba and Canada. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique occupational goals, speak with a Career Consultant.

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