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Brighton College Announces a 94% Graduate Employment Rate within Their Construction Drafting Technician Program

Apr 5 2013 12:00AM



VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/05/13 -- Brighton College, a popular local career college, officially announced its student success rates within their Construction Drafting Technician programs. As a vocational school which offers students the opportunity to develop practical industry-specific skills, career guidance and employment strategies, Brighton College announced it now has a 94% graduate employment rate within their Construction Drafting Technician program.

"At the end of my program, I was sent to a construction management company in Vancouver to do my practicum," said Brighton College Alumni Alex Asipenka in a recent interview. "Shortly after my practicum, I found a great job in a local company!"

Student graduation rates within the Construction Drafting Technician program are currently 93% without practicum and 97% with the practicum. Additionally, the graduate employment rate for the Construction Drafting Technician program is 94%. In other words 94% of students who graduate from this program at Brighton College obtain employment.(1)

(1) Statistics from Nov. 1, 2011 - Oct. 31, 2012

Brighton College offers three construction programs: a 32 week Construction and Drafting Technician Diploma, a 15 week Construction Technician Certificate, and a 14 week Construction and Drafting Technician Certificate. All construction programs include a 4 week practicum, which is required within the diploma program but optional for the certificates. Each program offers industry-specific construction classes such as constructions estimating, surveying, building codes, AutoCAD, etc. Additionally, Brighton College students gain experience with a 4 week hands-on practicum which increases graduate employment rate after graduation.

Students and staff are pleased with the level of success within the college, specifically the recent graduate and employment rate of the Construction Technician Program. Statistics have proven that upon graduation students are prepared for construction careers and have the skills needed to start a career path towards construction management.

Brighton College is currently accepting applications for all construction programs. For more information call 604-210-3028 or visit

About Brighton College

Brighton College is a popular career college which provides students with significant opportunities to acquire industry recognized credentials and high quality skill sets. In addition, the college prides itself on helping students from all backgrounds improve their lives through education.

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