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Architectural and Construction Technician

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 54
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Graduates of the Architectural and Construction Technology program learn skills and technology which can be applied to a wide variety of careers in the design-construction industry, including employment with architectural and engineering firms, residential builders, and construction material suppliers.

The Architectural and Construction Technology program consists of technical courses designed to develop skills related to the fields of architecture, engineering, contracting, and other design-construction fields.

Although no prior knowledge or experience is necessary to succeed in this program, prospective students should have a high school diploma or G.E.D. A background in algebra/trigonometry, drafting, computers, or construction can be helpful.

In addition to drafting and detailing skills, the student will receive training in related areas, such as construction estimating, building codes, building mechanical and electrical systems, as well as emerging technologies in energy-efficient design. Students will receive hands-on training in industry standard computer-aided drafting software (AutoCAD and Revit).

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

Labor Market Information

  • Architectural and Civil Drafters

  • Median wage: $25.22/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Local: (763) 576-4850 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: