VCC International

Career FAQ: CAD & BIM Technicians Diploma

Posted on December 1, 2021

Through VCC's CAD & BIM Technicians Diploma, students develop the Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) skills to work as professional drafting technologists or technicians.



What do drafting technicians do?

  • create 3D models and technical drawings for the construction industry
  • work in an office environment
  • work closely with architects, engineers and fabricators

Where do VCC graduates find employment in Vancouver?

How much do drafting technicians make?

  • Annual Median Salary in B.C.: $62,568
  • Starting wage: $20 to 27 per hour

What specialties can students learn at VCC?
Students can choose TWO specialties from the following. More details about the specialities can be found on the program webpage.

  • Architectural
  • Civil / Structural
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Steel Construction Modelling

What are the admissions requirements?

  • Grade 12 graduation
  • IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent
  • Math 11 

More Information about this program?


Ready to apply? Check our website for details about next steps. Have questions? Send us an email, or book a one-on-one international advising session