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What Exactly is Architectural Drafting & Is This Career Path Right For You?

Jan 29, 2021 3:17:46 PM

Updated May 2021.

If you're naturally interested in architecture, the building process, and creative design, you may be considering a career as a draftsperson for an architecture or design firm.

What exactly does an architectural draftsperson do? Where do they work and what kind of training do you need to get started in this field?

There's the university pathway, which could include an undergraduate degree in architecture or interior design.

Or, there's the college diploma route, which prepares students to serve as architectural technicians, who assist architects, engineers, and designers on building projects.

In this post, we'll break down the typical responsibilities of an architectural draftsperson/technician.

We'll also outline possible career paths after college - and a few other things to know if you're considering training in this field.

Pros & Cons of Becoming a Building Design Technician: Should You Go For It?

Aug 15, 2018 2:20:11 PM

Updated November, 2020.

Every career has its ups and downs. No matter which profession you choose, there'll be parts of the job you won't exactly love.

What is Life Like as an Architectural Technician?  Explore Training & Careers

Mar 8, 2018 12:19:31 PM

Architectural technicians provide an essential service to architects, civil engineers, and construction companies. They combine expert drafting skills with thorough knowledge of building codes, best design practices, and creative insight.

If you're passionate about architecture and enjoy the meticulous, detailed process of creating blueprints and technical drawings, training to become an architectural technician could be your ideal career path.

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