Architecture

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Architecture is a synthetic profession. Focused on architectural design and sustainable design, you will be introduced to and essential skills related to the architecture profession, building design technology, green building design, planning, construction and maintenance to prepare your career in architecture. We train architects who will positively influence the future of the built and natural environment. Make a difference in the environmental impact of how buildings are designed, built and used.

Architecture Design and Building Technician

Diploma
35 Weeks, 4-week practicum

Green Building and Sustainable Design

Diploma

Blended

35 Weeks, 4-week practicum

Summary of Architecture

Brighton College’s Architecture programs focus on equipping students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of architecture profession and sustainable building design. Students will gain strong practical building design knowledge through intensive training on modern architectural design concepts, local building code standards and high-level computer aided design/drafting technologies. Program curriculum also cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable.

Our Green Building and Sustainable Design Diploma Program well prepare students to challenge the Natural Resource Canada (NRCan) Foundation Level Exam and EnerGuide Rating System v.15 Energy Advisor Exam. Successful exam-takers can become NRCan-recognized Energy Advisors upon becoming affiliated with a service organization, where they can become certified to assess energy performance and potential energy savings for homes during the design, construction, and renovation stages.

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The Industry

Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most livable communities in the world for its spectacular views, landscapes, modern architecture, and investment in sustainable architecture and green building design (The Global Livability Report 2017).

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Testimonials

Sarah Lopecillo 

"I came to Brighton College on the recommendation of a friend. I liked the education best, as it was straight to the point and the lessons were really for the future."

Sarah Lopecillo 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

2019-04-08T10:29:18-07:00

Sarah Lopecillo 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

"I came to Brighton College on the recommendation of a friend. I liked the education best, as it was straight to the point and the lessons were really for the future."

Lady Anne Liwanay 

"My previous work experience was data-entry for an environmental lab. I was not satisfied or happy with my chosen career. I want to learn more than just the technical part of the job.  I have learned so much and the instructors are very knowledgeable and inspiring."
2019-04-08T11:07:10-07:00
"My previous work experience was data-entry for an environmental lab. I was not satisfied or happy with my chosen career. I want to learn more than just the technical part of the job.  I have learned so much and the instructors are very knowledgeable and inspiring."

Natasha Lavoie 

"It was clear to me from the beginning that Brighton College was a smart choice. The registration process was straightforward and uncomplicated. The team of staff helped with everything from the initial college application to completing the Student Loan documentation. Brighton College provided me with the opportunity I needed to become successful within the career of my choice." 

Natasha Lavoie 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

2019-04-08T11:07:54-07:00

Natasha Lavoie 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

"It was clear to me from the beginning that Brighton College was a smart choice. The registration process was straightforward and uncomplicated. The team of staff helped with everything from the initial college application to completing the Student Loan documentation. Brighton College provided me with the opportunity I needed to become successful within the career of my choice." 

Hoai Chau Nguyen 

"I decided to attend Brighton College because of the short and helpful program options. I could save a lot of time getting my degree. The classes are small so I had more chances to discuss with the instructors and classmates. People are very friendly and fun here. Felt like a family. I am glad to say I was happy here and I know my decision to study here was right."

Hoai Chau Nguyen

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

2019-04-08T12:57:18-07:00

Hoai Chau Nguyen

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

"I decided to attend Brighton College because of the short and helpful program options. I could save a lot of time getting my degree. The classes are small so I had more chances to discuss with the instructors and classmates. People are very friendly and fun here. Felt like a family. I am glad to say I was happy here and I know my decision to study here was right."

Mary Jean Amaza 

"Before attending Brighton, I took Bachelor of Science in Accounting in the Philippines. I worked in accounting and then shifted into caregiving. Challenge in our country and hard to find a job that pays well. I liked the environment, I was treated as a friend and family. Everyone was approachable. You can always see a smile on their faces. Instructors were very helpful. I have learned a lot and [the experience] made me confident." 

Mary Jean Amaza

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

2019-04-08T12:59:30-07:00

Mary Jean Amaza

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

"Before attending Brighton, I took Bachelor of Science in Accounting in the Philippines. I worked in accounting and then shifted into caregiving. Challenge in our country and hard to find a job that pays well. I liked the environment, I was treated as a friend and family. Everyone was approachable. You can always see a smile on their faces. Instructors were very helpful. I have learned a lot and [the experience] made me confident." 

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