Friday – February 24, 2017
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
This program prepares students for work in architectural and construction related fields. Students are introduced to architectural drafting through sketching techniques, and then receive extensive training in computer-aided drafting and Building Information Modeling (BIM) using AutoCAD and Revit (BIM) software. Construction materials and methods, building codes, and mechanical and environmental systems also are studied.
Career Outlook: Architectural technicians work with architects, engineers, contractors and building material suppliers. Job duties may include basic drafting, detailing, building information modeling, estimating, technical report writing and field inspection.
Career Pathway: This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Work continues to develop the program into a fully embedded Career Pathway.
Program Code: 10-614-1
Start Date: August
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level algebra and geometry.