Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) Technician Diploma

This program develops students' skills in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) skills. Students learn to analyze and apply the current practices of a 3D Integrated Design Process (IDP) and contribute to the design/build team utilizing Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) methods. Graduates will work on a wide variety of structures, highway construction and development work and apply qualifications from two disciplines to become more competitive in the job market and adaptive in the work place.

Students may choose one of the following combinations of disciplines for the Diploma program:

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep 2 years Diploma Downtown Full-time

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


This program welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Program options for international students can be found at VCC International.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Fees and Other costs

Application Fee No Fee
Student Union Fee $334
College Initiative Fee $180
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
Student Union Dental Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $697
Other Costs Textbooks and supplies are approximately $1,000 for Architectural specialty, $600 for Architectural, Civil, Structural specialty, and $750 for Steel Detailing specialty. Graduation fees for the Diploma: $40.80

For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.

Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees are refunded according to the refund policy. For further clarification, see withdrawals and refunds information page.

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