Architectural Technology Co-op Overview

Architectural Technology - Design

Co-op Format

September to December  January to April May to August
Semester 1 Semester 1 or 2 Semester 2 or Vacation
Semester 3 Work Term 1 Semester 4
Work Term 2 Semester 5 Work Term 3
Semester 6    

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Work Term Capabilities

(which do not reflect individual work experiences & exposures)

Work Term 1 and 2

Drafting

  • Detailing and preparation of residential design drawings including working drawings.
  • AutoCAD/Revit for drawing preparation.

Building Construction

  • The student has studied the properties of major construction materials such as concrete, steel and wood.
  • Residential construction materials and techniques have been studied. This includes the most common construction practices from the footings to the roof.

Contracts and Economics

  • The student has completed a basic estimating course including quantity take-offs, unit costs and overall quantities and costs.
  • The student is familiar with contractual relationships in the building industry including fundamentals of contracts and types of contracts.

Building Services

  • The student has studied mechanical and electrical systems related to residential construction including heat loss calculations, plumbing system design and drawing, and the drawing of electrical services.

Structural Design

  • The student has studied the fundamentals of statics and applied them to basic design of columns and beams and simple structural systems.

Work Term 3

The student has completed studies related to light commercial construction in the subject areas of Building Construction, Drafting and Design, Building Services, Contracts and Economics, Building Code, and Structural Design.

After the fifth academic semester, the student has completed courses related to architectural design, production of details and drawings, building services, building exterior and interior finishes, contracts and specifications. The studies relate to the construction process from award of contract to completion of the contract and occupancy of the building.

Co-op Rate  
Range: $14.00 - $22.50 Average: $17.00

For further information, please contact:

Trent Jarvis, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2171
Email: trent.jarvis [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Trent Jarvis)


Architectural Technology - Construction

Co-op Format 

Sept-Dec Jan-Apr May-Aug
Semester 1 Semester 1 or 2 Semester 2 or Vacation
Semester 3 Work Term 1 Semester 4
Work Term 2 Semester 5 Work Term 3
Semester 6    

Work Term Capabilities

(Which do not reflect individual work experiences & exposures)

Work Term 1 and 2

Drafting

  • Detailing and preparation of residential design drawings including working drawings.
  • AutoCAD/Revit for drawing preparation.

Building Construction

  • The student has studied the properties of major construction materials such as concrete, steel and wood.
  • Residential construction materials and techniques have been studied. This includes the most common construction practices from the footings to the roof.

Contracts and Economics

  • The student has completed a basic estimating course including quantity take-offs, unit costs and overall quantities and costs.
  • The student is familiar with contractual relationships in the building industry including fundamentals of contracts and types of contracts.

Building Services

  • The student has studied mechanical and electrical systems related to residential construction including heat loss calculations, plumbing system design and drawing, and the drawing of electrical services.

Structural Design

  • The student has studied the fundamentals of statics and applied them to basic design of columns and beams and simple structural systems.

Work Term 3

The student has completed studies related to light commercial construction in the subject areas of Building Construction, Drafting and Design, Building Services, Contracts and Economics, Building Code, and Structural Design.

After the fifth academic semester, the student has completed courses related to Construction Computer Applications, Construction Management, Construction Financial Management, Labour Relations, Sustainable Construction and Facilities Management. The studies relate to the construction process from award of contract to completion of the contract and occupancy of the building.

Co-op Rate  
Range: $14.00 - $22.50 Average: $17.00

 

For further information, please contact:

Trent Jarvis, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2171
Email: trent.jarvis [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Trent Jarvis)