Careers & Transfers
An Engineering Design and Drafting Diploma will prepare you for design technologist positions in a high demand field where graduates are employed in areas that include:
- Aerospace Companies
- Architectural Practices
- Civil Engineering Companies
- Manufacturing Companies
- Mechanical Engineering Companies
- Petrochemical Companies
- Food Processing Companies
- All Levels of Government
Graduates receive 60 credits towards the Bachelor of Science (Post-Diploma) degree.
Graduates of the Engineering Design and Drafting Technology diploma may earn a second diploma in Civil Engineering Technology with one additional year of study (course schedule permitting).
Graduates of the Engineering Design and Drafting Technology diploma program with a minimum grade point average of C+ or 2.3 on standard grading scales will be conditionally accepted into the BTech (Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management) degree program. Applicants for transfer of credit under this Agreement shall complete all of the requested application procedures of NAIT including, but not limited to, written statements outlining personal objectives, career goals, letters of reference, work experience and community involvement, and such other information as may be requested and used by NAIT to determine whether the applicant complies with the requirements as set out or intended.
University of Alberta
Engineering Design and Drafting Technology diploma graduates with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible for up to one year of transfer credit dependent on appropriate grades and program.
Montana State University - Bozeman
Graduates of the Engineering Design and Drafting Technology diploma program may be eligible for entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design degree (School of Architecture) at MSU.
Griffith University, Australia
Graduates of Lethbridge College’s Engineering Design and Drafting Technology program are eligible to receive transfer credit towards the completion of a Bachelor of Engineering degree at Griffith University. Please visit www.griffith.edu.au/credit for more information.