Residential and Commercial Drafting






Bâtiment et travaux publics

Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1800 Hours


Program approved in 2001.

To develop in the students the competencies required to integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments, to use computer software and hardware related to computer assisted drafting, to produce sketches and use a drafting table, to produce architectural drawings, to produce structural drawings, to produce mechanical construction drawings and electrical plans, to carry out various tasks on construction sites and to estimate quantities.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

New Frontiers SB
Vocational training centre

C.F.P. Nova

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DAug 28, 2019
DAug 31, 2020
Lester-B.-Pearson SB
Vocational training centre

Sources Adult and Career Centre

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DSep 09, 2019
DJan 20, 2020
Vocational training centre

Verdun Adult and Career Centre

GroupStatusD/WStart date
Wait List
DJul 01, 2019
DSep 30, 2019
DJan 27, 2020
DFeb 24, 2020
DApr 20, 2020
WOct 15, 2019
Western Québec SB
Vocational training centre

Western Québec Career Centre

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DSep 24, 2018
DAug 28, 2019

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

Job titles

engineering draftsperson

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
755002Apply concepts of health and safety on construction sites30
825011Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
825211Use job search techniques15
825258Enter the work force120
825262Use a computer30
825273Draft architectural components45
825287Use the basic functions of drafting software applications105
825297Produce drawings of architectural objects105
825308Produce architectural plans for a single-family dwelling120
825315Use the advanced functions of drafting software applications75
825324Produce reinforced concrete drawings60
825332Record construction site data30
825346Research information related to plumbing90
825356Produce plumbing plans90
825362Draw wall sections and detail drawings30
825372Estimate quantities of materials and equipment30
825384Produce steel structure assembly drawings60
825398Produce structural steel shop drawings120
825408Produce architectural plans for a multi-family dwelling120
825413Research information related to electricity45
825423Produce electrical plans45
825437Produce presentation drawings105
825446Research information related to ventilation90
825457Produce ventilation plans105
825468Produce commercial building plans120