Industrial Design Techniques







Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours


Program approved in 2000.

At the end of the program, the student will be more specific in measurement within the framework of a process of resolution of problems, able to include/understand the constraints inherent in the accomplishment of a project; able to gather the relevant data (market surveys, materials, manufactoring processes); able to take part in the development of the concept and the product and in the modification of existing products; able to carry out drawings for presentations; to work out models, prototypes and assemblies; able to develop and produce technical drawings and estimates in design (drawings of sets, subsets, details).

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

• Sec. IV CST – Secondary IV Mathematics: Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563414)
• Sec. IV ST or AST – Secondary IV Science and Technology (555444) or Applied Science and Technology (557416)

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

fixture designer
industrial designer
product designer

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
0108To analyze the job description
0109To analyze an industrially manufactured product
010ATo collect information for the purpose of developing a product
010BTo define design criteria
010CTo develop a product concept
010DTo use rendering tools
010ETo make technical drawings
010FTo produce mock-ups
010GTo undertake the technical development of a product
010HTo use industrial manufacturing technologies
010JTo advise a client on the formal and aesthetic dimensions of a product
010KTo study the relationship between the user and the product from an ergonimic perspective
010LTo enhance a product's use potential
010MTo analyze the structure of an object
010NTo improve the ways in which a product functions
010PTo offer professional services
010QTo ensure that a product is technically feasible
010RTo advise the client with respect to the economic aspects of a product
010STo produce technical documentation for the production phase
010TTo carry out technical and functional validation