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Architectural Technology Structured Part-Time Pathway

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  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
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Delivery Options

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  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

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Open Studies

Open Studies allows you to explore credit courses without applying to a program.
It is an opportunity to get a feel for school and what program you want to be in.

International Students

Program availability may be limited for international applicants. Contact your student advisor for more information.

Advanced Credit

You may apply for advanced credit once you have been accepted into the program. Advanced Credit can be Transfer Credit (for completed post-secondary courses) or PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition).

Transfer Credit

In addition to the common guidelines outlined on the Transfer and Credit Options section and on the Transfer Credit Request Form (PDF), your program has other advanced credit requirements that are applied to each request including:

  • You must have completed the course or program no more than 7 year(s) ago unless a formalized articulation agreement is in place
  • You must have a minimum mark of C in the course(s) or program

Applicants with applicable degrees, high school design study courses and/or industry related training may be considered for preferential admission.  For advanced credit to be awarded you need to meet with the course instructor to have your course equivalency assessed. To request advanced credit, you need to have transcripts, course outlines, course objectives, and previous courses taken. For more information, contact:

  • Email: arc@nait.ca
  • Tel: 780.471.8988
  • Fax: 780.471.8811

Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition (PLAR)

Students in the program can challenge courses in the program. If you have successful work experience in the Applied Financial Services field, and you can provide evidence of your skills and knowledge to meet learning outcomes for courses within the program, you may be able to challenge courses through PLAR.

For all course challenges, you must first apply to the program, be accepted and have paid your non-refundable tuition deposit. You can only receive credit for up to 50% of any NAIT credit program.

To learn more and to begin the process, read through the following

  1. PLAR Architectural Technology - ENGL1150
  2. PLAR Architectural Technology - MATH1150
  3. PLAR Application Form
  4. PLAR Payment Form

Please note: For all course challenges, you must first apply to the Architectural Technology program, be accepted and have paid your non-refundable tuition deposit. You can only receive credit for you to 50% of any NAIT credit program. Please contact the program for additional information.

Contact the program for additional information about Advanced Credit.

Breathe life into architectural design – part-time!

Architectural technologists are key members of architectural teams who translate design concepts into graphic images, then into technical drawings and specifications that ultimately result in the creation of the built environment.

In NAIT's Architectural Technology program, you will use free-hand sketching techniques and computer-aided drawing skills to develop graphic images and technical drawings. Close connections with industry, including a program advisory committee made up of industry representatives, ensure that courses are current and relevant to the skills required in the workplace.

Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.

Salaries reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and are not a guarantee of future alumni income.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

Throughout the program, you will study theoretical concepts and learn how to:

  • Create and coordinate a full set of working drawings to industry standards
  • Participate in all aspects of the design process, including the presentation of design solutions
  • Research and apply various codes, standards and systems used in design and construction
  • Visualize and communicate design in both 2 and 3 dimensions
  • Use current architectural tools and software common
  • Contribute individually and as part of a team in a professional architectural environment

Architectural technologists must possess superior presentation and communication skills in order to present drawings and plans to clients, workers and management teams. Throughout the program, you will develop your word processing, visual presentation and business communication skills. 

Full-time programming

Are you interested in taking Architectural Technology full-time during the day?

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Work experience 

First-year students participate in a work experience with Habitat for Humanity. This hands-on learning component gives students exposure to a construction site and the chance to put theory into action, while also helping the community.

Second-year students with good academic standing are placed in architectural design offices for a 1 week period to receive mentorship in the professional work environment. 

What you need to know about Structured Part-Time Pathways

Our Structured Part-Time Pathways model allows busy professionals to work during the day while they pursue a diploma education in the evening. It can also give parents added flexibility to provide care for their children.

Thanks to a set schedule of 2-3 courses a term, our students study with the confidence of knowing they’ll acquire the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in the workforce, and graduate as quickly as possible. While intensive, this schedule is designed to allow students to fully absorb the information and balance coursework with everyday life.

All of our courses are taught by architectural technology experts with industry experience in the real world who take pride in the quality education NAIT provides, and the success of their students.

Learn more about the Structured Part-Time Pathways:

Structured Part-Time Pathways

Work or care for your family during the day, and pursue a diploma education in the evening, on weekends, or around your unique work schedule.

NOTE: Be sure to select the "Structured Part-Time Pathways" option when you apply with Apply Alberta.

Below you'll find the required courses you can expect to take each term. All Structured Part-Time Pathway courses offered for Architectural Technology take place in the evening between the hours of 6 – 10 p.m. You can expect to spend between 13.5 – 16 hours a week in the classroom each term.  

Enter the workforce with confidence  

Architectural Technology graduates are in high demand with a wide range of employers, including architectural and drafting firms, civic building inspector offices, housing and mortgage agencies, construction companies and product suppliers.

Typical positions include assistants to architects, engineers and related design professions, and technical and managerial positions with building contractors, home design companies, building component manufacturers and suppliers.

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Semester 1, Year 1 - Winter - 12 weeks

ENDS1100Introduction to Construction Documents and Detailing
  • Requisites: Co-requisite: ENDS1130. This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Course Equivalencies: EDT1100
  • Open Studies: Available

This course covers the basics of technical drawing while introducing the fundamentals of light frame wood construction. Construction materials and methods will be explored and applied into a set of residential drawings.

ENDS1130Computer Applications I - CAD
  • Requisites: This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course is an introduction AutoCAD beginning with initial setup and basic commands through to the production and printing of a set of 2D construction drawings.

Semester 2, Year 1 - Spring/Summer - 12 weeks

MATH1150Technical Mathematics
  • Requisites: This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Open Studies: Available

This is an introductory course in mathematics intended to provide a foundation for concepts encountered throughout the program. Students will develop proficiency in basic technical mathematics pertaining to measurements, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, spreadsheets and charts with an emphasis on spatial acuity and graphical solutions.

ENDS1230Introduction to BIM Applications
  • Requisites: Pre-Requisites: ENDS1130, ENDS1100.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course is an introduction to Revit Building Information Modeling software, beginning with utilizing modeling tools to create models through to the production and printing of a set of construction drawings.

ENDS1160History of the Built Environment
  • Open Studies: Available

An introduction to the evolution of the built environment from ancient civilizations to the contemporary era. A variety of historical periods are reviewed and include highlights of significant achievements in architecture. Projects are presented along with the context of time, place, and culture to explain the reasons for their specific characteristics and contributions to the art of design and building.

Semester 3, Year 1 - Fall - 12 weeks

ENDS1121Design Studio I: Fundamentals of Design
  • Requisites: Co-Requisite: ENDS1140.
  • Course Equivalencies: EDT1120, ENDS1120
  • Open Studies: Available

Students will explore the design process through the elements and principles of visual and spatial design. The studio will focus on the design process and the communication of ideas.

ENDS1140Introduction to Presentation Techniques
  • Requisites: This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course introduces 2D and 3D presentation techniques used in the design industry. Students will explore the basics of sketching and 3D visualization software. Emphasis will be placed on hand rendering skills.

Semester 4, Year 2 - Winter - 12 weeks

ARCT1201Architectural Construction Documents I - CAD Application
  • Requisites: Co-Requisite: ARCT1211. Pre-Requisites: ENDS1100 and ENDS1130 and one of ENDS1150 OR MATH1150.
  • Open Studies: Available

An exploration of construction drawing techniques for a new building intended for an Office and Personal Services occupancy. Students will prepare a coordinated set of industry standard construction drawings based on a design package prepared by an architect. Primary construction techniques will include a cast-in-place concrete skeleton structure and concrete block exterior walls with brick veneer. Compliance with the current edition of the Alberta Building Code, and incorporation of its requirements will be part of the construction drawing process.

ARCT1211Building Technologies I: Structures and Building Systems
  • Requisites: Co-Requisite: ARCT1201. Pre-Requisite: ENDS1100.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course enables students to acquire technical knowledge related to structural and building systems such as electrical, mechanical and plumbing. Application of this knowledge is practiced through the coordination of these systems with architectural construction drawings.

Semester 5, Year 2 - Spring/Summer - 12 weeks

ENGL1150Technical Communications I
  • Requisites: This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course introduces the student to the complexities of written and oral communication and provides a basis for strong business and technical communication. It provides students with practice preparing documents relevant to the business environment. Students are required to apply effective online and database research techniques and APA documentation to compile, design, and deliver an oral presentation of borrowed ideas and images.

ARCT2330Computer Applications III: BIM
  • Requisites: Prerequisite: ARCT1230 or INDT1230 or LANT2430. This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Course Equivalencies: ARC2330, INDT2330
  • Open Studies: Available

In this course the student will create massing models and a basic Building Information Model (BIM) using Revit software, then produce construction drawings and renderings from the BIM. In addition, the student will create and render advanced SketchUp models using a rendering module and Adobe Creative Suite.

ENDS12503D Modelling Applications
  • Requisites: This course is available to Open Studies Students.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course introduces the use of computer applications for three dimensional modeling. Emphasis will be placed on creating models and rendered images for presentation.

Semester 6, Year 2 - Fall - 12 weeks

ARCT1220Architectural Studio I - Introduction to Building Design
  • Requisites: Co-Requisite: ENDS1250. Prerequisite: ENDS1121. This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Course Equivalencies: ARC1220
  • Open Studies: Available

Students will explore the design process through the elements and principles of visual and spatial design. The studio will focus on conceptual and functional design for a low complexity project and the communication of architectural ideas through 2D and 3D presentation.

ARCT2430Computer Applications IV: Presentation
  • Requisites: Prerequisite: ARCT2330. This course is available to Open Studies students.
  • Course Equivalencies: ARC2430
  • Open Studies: Available

This course exposes the student to a full Building Information Modeling for a 2 storey commercial building, including structural steel framing and building envelope envelope system. In addition, professional portfolio creation skills for both print and interactive media are covered.

Semester 7, Year 3 - Winter - 12 weeks

ARCT1201Architectural Construction Documents I - CAD Application
  • Requisites: Co-Requisite: ARCT1211. Pre-Requisites: ENDS1100 and ENDS1130 and one of ENDS1150 OR MATH1150.
  • Open Studies: Available

An exploration of construction drawing techniques for a new building intended for an Office and Personal Services occupancy. Students will prepare a coordinated set of industry standard construction drawings based on a design package prepared by an architect. Primary construction techniques will include a cast-in-place concrete skeleton structure and concrete block exterior walls with brick veneer. Compliance with the current edition of the Alberta Building Code, and incorporation of its requirements will be part of the construction drawing process.

ARCT1211Building Technologies I: Structures and Building Systems
  • Requisites: Co-Requisite: ARCT1201. Pre-Requisite: ENDS1100.
  • Open Studies: Available

This course enables students to acquire technical knowledge related to structural and building systems such as electrical, mechanical and plumbing. Application of this knowledge is practiced through the coordination of these systems with architectural construction drawings.

Semester 8, Year 3 - Spring/Summer - 12 weeks

ENDS2510Sustainable Building Technologies
  • Requisites: Prerequisites: ARCT2301, ARCT2320.
  • Course Equivalencies: EDT2510
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course fully encompasses sustainable building and land practices, as well as their relationship to the overall global environment. The primary content of this course is to focus on terminology, methods and techniques employed to create "High Performance Sustainable Assemblies" while fully examining all factors involved.

ARCT2320Architectural Studio II – Commercial/Institutional Building Design
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Architectural Technology Program. Prerequisites: ENDS 1250 and one of ARCT1220 or INDT2420 or LANT2420. Co-requisites: ENDS1240 and ENDS1160.
  • Course Equivalencies: ARC2320
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will explore the design process for a medium complexity commercial/institutional project through an examination and analysis of design precedents, systems and technology. Critical thinking skills will be developed through self and peer evaluations.

Semester 9, Year 3 - Fall - 13 weeks

ARCT2401Architectural Construction Documents III - Data Management
  • Requisites: Prerequisite: ARCT2301. Co-Requisite: ARCT2411.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Building on the model developed in ARCT2301, students will add customized components and increase the level of detail. Further data extraction from the BIM will be possible for a variety of uses. A final set of coordinated construction documents will be extracted.

ARCT2441Professional Practice: The Role of the Architectural Technologist
  • Requisites: Prerequisite: ENGL1250.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will explore the typical roles and responsibilities of an architectural technologist and other participants in various contexts and project types. They will experience one of these roles through a mentorship week in industry. Additionally, students will create a portfolio of their best work to demonstrate technical and/or design skills.

ARCT2441Professional Practice: The Role of the Architectural Technologist
  • Requisites: Prerequisite: ENGL1250.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will explore the typical roles and responsibilities of an architectural technologist and other participants in various contexts and project types. They will experience one of these roles through a mentorship week in industry. Additionally, students will create a portfolio of their best work to demonstrate technical and/or design skills.

Tuition

Cost Per Credit: $180
Tuition Cap: $1,940

Tuition for International Students

Cost Per Credit: $747
Tuition Cap: $8,051

Mandatory Fees

NAITSA: $129
U-Pass: $175
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70

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Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)

Level 1 Term 1: $500
Level 1 Term 2: $500
Level 2 Term 1: $200
Level 2 Term 2: $200


The tuition and fee amounts are valid for the current academic year and are subject to change for subsequent intakes. For financial planning purposes, please use these totals as an approximate estimate of your costs. The approved tuition and fee information for your intake will be available in April.

Dates & Deadlines

We recommend submitting your program application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: Jan 06, 2021

Term Start Date: Jan 06, 2021

Entrance Requirements

NOTE: Applicants who, prior to May 2019, either completed one of the following courses with a grade of C or higher or successfully completed both of the following courses with a minimum combined GPA of at least 2.0, may use it/them toward satisfying the current admission requirements:

  • ENGL1150 or ARCT1240 can be used to meet the English requirement
  • ENDS1150 or MATH1150 can be used to meet the Math requirement

Competitive Entrance Requirements:

70% overall average

Additional Requirements and Considerations

Students are required to have a PC laptop computer for this program. Laptop specifications will be provided to the students upon enrollment. Approximate cost $2000.

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Waitlisting Program is full and qualified applicants are being placed on a waitlist. For information about waitlists, please visit the Waitlist FAQs.

If you’re on a non-competitive waitlist, you should consider NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program or NAIT Equivalency Tests to become a more competitive applicant.

There is no guarantee that waitlisted applicants will be offered a seat, however it is common for seats to become available until the start of class. As seats become available, they are filled from the waitlist.
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*Program availabilty is subject to change without notice.

Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships and/or bursaries are available to you as a student in this program. To access your opportunities, visit the Student Portal.

BR2 Architecture Bursary $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students of the Architectural Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the third semester and financial need.

Franz Boehm Memorial Scholarship - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student enrolled in the Architectural Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

National Association of Women in Construction Award - Fall $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student in the Architectural Technology program who has shown the greatest percent increase in academic standing during their first year of studies and completed their first year in the top twenty percent of the class. Candidate must be an Alberta resident and preference will be given to female students.

Nicholas R. Hrudey Memorial Scholarship - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a second year student enrolled in Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, or Construction Engineering Technology.

NorQuest College - Dave Hoy Achievement Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a NorQuest College student entering the first year of a Business or Technical program as a full-time student, and who have completed their studies with NorQuest College within the last three years. Awarded on the basis of the highest mark in two combined subjects as follows: if applying to a Technical program the subjects are Math and Science: if applying to a Business program the subjects are Math and English.

Stewart Barr Memorial Award - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student in the Architectural Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Tewnion Industrial Award - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Awarded to a second year student in the Architectural Technology program on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement. Preference given to mature students who are striving to obtain a diploma while raising a family.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) - Clayton Milroy Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA)- an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing (top 10%), and students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Students must be a member of ASET.

Thermal Systems Building Inspired Visions Scholarship – Architectural Technology $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a first level student enrolled in the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of a minimum academic achievement of 80% in the first semester and a two page written submission on their perspective of how the core values of Thermal Systems KWC Ltd. (Safety, Integrity, Quality, Advancement and Performance) fit the construction industry.

A. Golbeck Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students in the second semester of Architectural Technology, Building Environmental Systems Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Interior Design Technology, Geological Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, Occupational Health & Safety, Water & Wastewater Technician, Chemical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Engineering Design Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology or Petroleum Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, determination to succeed and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to single parents.

Alberta Association of Architects - Cecil S. Burgess Scholarship - ART Fall $700.00
  • Award Amount: $700.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student enrolled in the Architectural Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Allan Broder Bursary $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Allan began his career in the construction industry working with General Contactors as a site superintendent. From there, he moved on to Wood & Gardener Architects (now ONPA Architects) where he spent the next 50 years. During this exceptional tenure, he has seen a significant number of projects completed which have benefited many people in the Province of Alberta. Making a transition to consulting has allowed Allan to pursue music, his other passion. He is the leader of the longstanding Edmonton musical group, the Emeralds. Family is a major part of Allan’s life whereby he and his wife have enjoyed over 50 years of marriage and cherish time with their children and grandchildren. This award has been established as a thank you to Allan on behalf of ONPA Associates. Available to a second year student enrolled in NAIT's Architectural Technology or Interior Design Technology programs. Awarded on the basis of financial need and demonstrated leadership through volunteer or community involvement.

Allan Broder Scholarship - Winter $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Allan began his career in the construction industry working with General Contactors as a site superintendent. From there, he moved on to Wood & Gardener Architects (now ONPA Architects) where he spent the next 50 years. During this exceptional tenure, he has seen a significant number of projects completed which have benefited many people in the Province of Alberta. Making a transition to consulting has allowed Allan to pursue music, his other passion. He is the leader of the longstanding Edmonton musical group, the Emeralds. Family is a major part of Allan’s life whereby he and his wife have enjoyed over 50 years of marriage and cherish time with their children and grandchildren. This award has been established as a thank you to Allan on behalf of ONPA Associates.Available to a second year student enrolled in NAIT’s Architectural Technology or Interior Design Technology programs. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated leadership.

Construction Specifications Canada – Edmonton Chapter Bursary in Memory of Stephanie Wertz $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students enrolled in the final semester of the Architectural Technology, Building Environment Systems Technology, Construction Engineering Technology or Interior Design Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, demonstrated financial need and an essay outlining the student’s career and professional development aspirations.

ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. - LAT $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a student in the final semester of the Landscape Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills and community involvement.

J. Dobie Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students entering the second year of the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, a minimum academic achievement of 75% in the previous semester and a short essay answering "Why are you drawn to or passionate about the architectural profession and the role of an architectural technologist?"

Lafarge - James Ayres Memorial Award $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
James Ayres began life well-travelled, as his family moved first from an army base in Germany, to Scotland, Channel Islands, Montreal, and small towns in Ontario. James developed his own sense of the value of a good education, and strived hard to enter University. James would think of his university years as his most successful, having been challenged to think creatively, work as a team, give back to the community, and broaden his social activities. James parted university with two degrees and an internship, and moved west for new adventures. As an instructor he challenged his students regularly but always brought humour and personal experience into the classroom. Sadly, James left us in March 2011. He was a special man, with amazing gifts of friendship and caring, always cheerful and communicative, and to the last, thinking of new ways to do old things. Available to second year students in the Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, and Engineering Design Technology programs at NAIT. Awarded to a student in good standing whose personality, experience and skills support the characteristics engendered by James, including: leadership, passion, community involvement, perseverance, creativity, and humour. Applicants must include an essay, no more than two pages, outlining how they demonstrate the characteristics engendered by James. Applicants are also asked to outline their favourite course within the program, as well as their experience at National Precast Day.

Scott Builders Inc. Bursary - Architectural Technology $250.00
  • Award Amount: $250.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a first or second year student enrolled in the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

Boss Design Ltd. Scholarship - Spring $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to students enrolled in the second year of the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of highest academic achievement of course projects in ENDS2500 - Residential Construction and Design. One student from each course offering will be selected.

The Casman Group Architectural Technology Scholarship - Spring $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students completing the second year of the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the second year of the program.

The Robert Gibbs - McElanney Consulting Services Ltd. Award I $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first year students enrolled in the Landscape Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the first year of the program. Preference may be given to those who exemplify leadership and teamwork through volunteer work or community involvement.

The Robert Gibbs - McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. Award II $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Landscape Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the second year of the program. Preference may be given to those who exemplify leadership and teamwork through volunteer work or community involvement.

Women in Technology & Trades Engineering Bursary $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to female students at NAIT who are enrolled in the second year of the following programs: Alternative Energy Technology, Architectural Technology, Bachelor of Technology, Biological Sciences Technology, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Design Technology, Geological Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, Materials Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nanotechnology Systems, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Power Engineering 4th Class, Power Engineering Technology, Water and Wastewater Technician. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have achieved a satisfactory academic standing in the previous year.

Bob and Wendy Hiew Bursary $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Bob and Wendy Hiew are both NAIT graduates from the Electrical Engineering and Accounting programs. Bob and Wendy have established this bursary in order to support students who are experiencing financial difficulties so they can devote their time to their studies in order to embark on a good career. Available to a second year student enrolled in any full time credit program in either the JR Shaw School of Business, or the School of Applied Sciences and Technology at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and a minimum academic achievement of 75% in the first year of their program at NAIT.

ATB Architectural Design Competition Award II Winter $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of successful completion of course projects in ARCT 2320.

Mojan Molanapour Aspiring Landscape Architecture Technology Student Bursary $750.00
  • Award Amount: $750.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to continuing students who have completed at least one semester of the Landscape Architecture Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of a minimum academic achievement of 75% in their previous semester and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to International students.

ATB Architectural Design Competition Award I - Winter $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of successful completion of course projects in ARCT 2320.

ATB Architectural Design Competition Award III - Winter $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of successful completion of course projects in ARCT 2320.

ATB Architectural Design Competition Award IV - Winter $500.00
  • Award Amount: $500.00
  • Number of Awards: 7

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Architectural Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of successful completion of course projects in ARCT2320.

Opportunities for further education

Architectural Technology graduates can earn a second diploma - either Landscape Design Technology or Interior Design Technology - with one more year of study, giving them 2 diplomas in just 3 years.

Graduates are also eligible to enter NAIT's Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Construction Management or Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management programs. They can then earn their BTech degree with just two additional years of full-time study. Part-time and online BTech courses are also available, providing convenient study options. 

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