Updated December 2022
Interested in architecture and design? Want to learn how to create building plans and blueprints, and play a key role in the construction process?
It sounds like you're leaning toward a career in architectural drafting.
Architectural drafters use specialized software to transform an architect's concept into functional designs, drawings, and guidelines that builders can follow.
And they earn a good wage for their expertise. According to the Government of Canada Job Bank, drafting technicians in Quebec make a median salary of about $52,000. The highest-paid drafters in the province make over $74,000.
So how can you become an architectural drafter? What exactly is required to get into this field?
In this post, we take you step-by-step through everything you need to know. Find out what the role involves, how to get started, and where this career can take you.