Construction Engineering Technician - Civil
Construction Engineering Technician - Civil Header
  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
  • Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Graduates of this program will play an important role at the building site and at infrastructure projects. Duties include estimating quantities, inspecting materials and operations, performing construction surveys, interpreting and applying specifications and executing sketches from contract drawings, shop and CAD drawings.

This program targets students with an interest in construction. They must have technical problem solving skills and the ability to work well with others.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Recognized by the Ontario Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) allowing easier transition to certification
  • The above designation increases employability in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Direct entry into third year of Civil Engineering Technology Program
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Construction engineering technicians can fulfill a number of roles on the construction site. Positions include site supervisor, junior estimator, or, surveyor with general contractors, architectural and engineering firms. Opportunities also exist with building product manufacturing firms, sub-contractors and government agencies.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: T026

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
ARC101B
4
Drafting & Design
ARC102B
3
Construction Theory I
ARC103B
3
Building Services I
ARC125
2
Building CAD I
CVL105
3
Surveying
ENG212LS
2
Communications I
MTH143
3
Mathematics I

Semester 2
ARC209
4
Drafting & Design II
ARC202B
3
Estimating & Specification
ARC204
3
Building CAD II
ARC211
3
Construction Applications
ARC239
3
Ontario Building Code I
MTH243
3
Mathematics II
CVL205B
4
Statics

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
CVL303B
3
Structural Steel Design
CVL304B
3
Drafting & Design
CVL305A
3
Estimating & Specifications
CVL306A
3
Civil CAD
CVL301G
3
Coping with Disasters
MTH203
3
Calculus I
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Semester 4
CVL410A
3
Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Design
CVL404A
3
Material Testing
CVL405B
3
Computer Applications
CVL409
3
Soil Mechanics - Intro
CVL412
3
Construction Management
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective Choose one of:
MTH404
3
Calculus II
Or
CVL608
3
Civil Estimating

Students that will not be transferring into 3rd year Civil Engineering may choose to take CVL608 - Civil Estimating instead of MTH404 - Calculus II.