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Kitchen and Bath Design Post-Diploma Certificate

Build on your existing interior decorating, design, or architectural technology training and advance your career in the residential kitchen and bath design industry in this exciting new post-diploma program – the first of its kind in Alberta!

You are ready to be in demand in your profession by learning about trends and challenges emerging for kitchen and bath designers. Specialize your abilities to analyze and respond to client needs by creating functional and aesthetically pleasing design solutions. Learn to consider durability and the environment, while working within building codes and kitchen and bath industry design standards. Refine your knowledge of technical and presentation documents. Increase your understanding of residential construction practices and industry specific materials and products.

Accelerate your career by adding a Kitchen and Bath Design post-diploma certificate to your credentials. Because you know the way to stand out is to be ahead of the crowd.

Applications for this program will be accepted starting in mid-January, 2017.

Interested in this program? Contact us directly using the form below, and we'll connect with you.

Need more info?

Contact the Student Advising Centre:
Phone: 403-410-1402
Email: info@bowvalleycollege.ca


Courses in Program

Curriculum is subject to change; pending government approval.

Click on the course to view the course description.

Year One

Residential Kitchen Design (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Residential Bath Design (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Residential Kitchen and Bath Construction Methods (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Estimating Processes for Kitchen and Bath (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Sustainable Materials and Finishes for Kitchen and Bath Design (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Computer Aided Drafting for Kitchen and Bath Design (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Kitchen and Bath Capstone (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Residential Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Advanced Computer Aided Drafting for Kitchen and Bath Design (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Professional Practice and Marketing for Kitchen and Bath Industry (3 credits, 45 hours)

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Work Experience Term

Kitchen and Bath Design Work Experience (4 credits, 160 hours)

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Admission Requirements

1)      A diploma or a degree in interior decorating, interior design, architectural technology or a related program by departmental approval. Education and work experience equivalencies considered on a case by case basis by departmental approval.

2)      Portfolio submission, which meets the criteria as set by the department

3)      Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate one of the following:

  • IELTS - Academic (International English Language Testing Systems): 6 with a minimum band score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Second Language): 83
  • Academic English 2: Grade B-
  • Milestones Test (CLB): 8 in each strand