Drafting & CAD Technician

Median: $26/hour

The salary for this position ranges from $19.62 to 45.67 per hour


Labour demand and labour supply are expected to be broadly in line for this occupation group over the period of 2015-2024 at the national level.

Employment type

93% of all workers in this occupation work full-time.


The salary for this position ranges from $19.62 to 45.67 per hour

Brief Program Description

The Drafting & CAD Technician program is a 7 week online program designed to help students gain the skills and knowledge required for work as entry-level drafters.

Drafting & CAD technicians use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings and plans. Workers specialize in architectural, civil, electrical, or mechanical drafting and use technical drawings to help design everything from microchips to skyscrapers. As a drafting & CAD technician, you can launch a rewarding career in several industries where job demand is high.

Hiring Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Architecture
  • Automotive
  • Civil infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Consumer products
  • Electrical equipment
  • Marine
Admission Requirements

Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or equivalent

Program Prerequisites


Program Duration

1.6 months completing 3 modules a day (103 hours)


CAD $2,060
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