Process Piping Drafting

1 Academic year | 42 weeks | 840 Total Hrs | 680 Hrs Theory | 160 Hrs Field Placement

Program Summary

Canada’s oil and gas industry continues to provide exciting and well-paid job opportunities for well-trained and knowledgeable employees. The Process Piping Drafting Program at Bay River College is designed for individuals seeking the knowledge and skills required to enter and thrive in this growing industry.

This comprehensive program equips students with strong administrative skills such as computer and software skills, interpersonal skills, and business communication. In addition, the Process Piping Drafting Program provides a broad understanding of industry-specific knowledge such as natural gas processing, oil and gas pipeline, petroleum refining, oil sands and petrochemical.


Process Piping Drafting students complete their education with 160 hours of practicum experience


After successful completion of Process Piping Drafting Program drafting technologists usually work as part of a team of engineers and other professionals. They use computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) applications, engineering design software, scientific calculators and other equipment to prepare: engineering drawings, flow diagrams and schematics, layouts, specifications, maps and detailed construction or assembly drawings.