Diploma of Vocational Studies in Industrial Design allows to develop mainly the skills required to realize, interpret, and model sketches of system parts. You will also be able to acquire a professional attitude necessary for active collaborations within multidisciplinary teams.


  • Math and technical drawing skills
  • Be diplomatic
  • Have the ability to imagine objects in three dimensions
  • Be concerned about professional ethics
  • Be meticulous and patient
  • Attention to detail
  • Love teamwork
  • Be concerned about the quality of work


At the end of your training, you will be able to find various career opportunities as:

  • Industrial designer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Drafter-projector
  • Estimator
  • Designer
  • Catalog designer

04  Future Employers

  • Machine shops
  • Machinery Manufacturing Industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering offices
  • Aircraft and Aircraft Parts Industry
  • Self-employed
  • Motor vehicle industry

Industrial Drafting



Admission Requirements

A person who has training deemed sufficient by the college and who meets one of the following conditions is eligible for a program of study leading to a diploma of vocational studies:


The person holds a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (attestation of equivalence of level of education) or a graduate diploma, such as a college diploma or a bachelor’s degree.


The person is at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which he begins his training and has obtained Secondary 4 units in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs of study established by the Minister or has completed apprenticeships recognized as equivalent.  


The person is at least 18 years of age at the time of starting his training and has the functional prerequisites, i.e., the successful completion of the general development test as well as the specific prerequisites or has completed apprenticeships recognized as equivalent.


The person has obtained Secondary 3 units in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs of study established by the Minister and will continue his general training in conjunction with his vocational training to obtain the Secondary 4 units that he lacks in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs of study established by the Minister.



  • Interpret technical drawings 75h
    Perform the survey and interpretation of measurements 60h
    Adapting to the particularities of new work organizations 45h
    Situate oneself regarding the profession and the training approach 15h
    Solving problems applied to industrial design  60h
    Produce sketches  75h
    Operate a computerized workstation 75h
    Produce detailed drawings of mechanical parts  90h
    Represent liaison bodies  60h
    Represent the arrangement and movement of parts of a mechanism  45h
    Interpret technical information about materials and manufacturing processes  90h
    Produce overall drawings  75h
    Leverage the specialized functions of computer-aided drawing software 105h
    Determine dimensional tolerances 60h
    Correct drawings 15h
    Represent transmission organs 90h
    Produce development drawings 90h
    Model a three-dimensional object  90h
    Produce detailed drawings of a mechanism 90h
    Schematize industrial pipes and circuits  90h
    Use ways to find or create your job  30h
    Produce drawings of a mechanical system  75h
    Drawing the frame of a machine  105h
    Design a simple technical object  105h
    Integrating into the labour market 90h
    Total 1800h


Industrial designers perform some or all the following functions:

  • Identify the demand and carry out blanks, diagrams of parts and systems
  • Identifies dimensional, functional, and physical constraints
  • Computer-aided drawing and design
  • Technically assist company departments or customers
  • Control the performance of a service
  • Manage a project
  • Constitute and develop the nomenclatures of plans and definition files
  • Determine part specifications and quotes
  • Model a three-dimensional object
  • Negotiate a contract
  • Select suppliers, subcontractors, service providers


  • Possibility of working remote
  • Flexible hours
  • Possibility to work overtime in the evenings and on weekends