Civil Engineering - Technician

2 years Ontario College Diploma

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Experience hands-on lab and classroom training

Overview

Technician - 2 Years / Technology - 3 Years

Civil engineering technicians are highly sought after in a number of industries including construction, mining, transportation, and road construction. This in-demand career has unlimited employment options in both the public and private sectors. Many of the things we use every day are impacted by civil engineering, including dams and power stations, water and sewage treatment plants, roadways, and structures both large and small. This program will provide you with the tools of the trade to be successful in this diverse profession.

Your Future Career

  • Structural/municipal engineering
  • Construction design and supervision
  • Highway and transportation engineering
  • Water resources engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Environmental protection

What You Learn (2 year)

  • Computer-aided drafting and design (CADD)
    – both 2D and 3D
  • Surveying and GPS
  • Highway/Road design and planning
  • Design and construction of infrastructure
  • Applied strength of materials

What You Learn (3 year)

  • Highway design
  • Environmental engineering
  • Project management and design
  • Hydrology and soil mechanics
  • GIS

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, any 12 Math (C), or (U)

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

ECM100 Introduction to Engineering Principles
CIV105 Basic Surveying and Measurement
CAD100 Computer Aided Design I
CMM140 Technical Writing I
MTH160 Technical Math I
PHY160 Fundamentals Physics for Engineering
HUM200 Group Dynamics

Semester 2

CAD150 Computer Aided Design II
ECM120 Codes, Standards and Compliance
ECM115 Infrastructure Engineering
MTH161 Technical Math II
ECM150 Applied Statics
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CIT Sem 2)

Semester 3

CAD200 Advanced CAD (Civil)
CIV205 Introduction to Soil Mechanics
CIV220 Advanced Surveying and Geomatics
ECM240 Applied Strength of Materials
MTH235 Technical Statistics
PSY123 Applied Psychology

Semester 4

ECM260 Fluid Mechanics
CIV230 Transportation Planning
ECM200 Law, Ethics and Professional Practice
CIV250 Structural Engineering
CMM300 Research and Reporting
PFN100 Personal Finance (In Class)

Semester 5

CIV300 Environmental Engineering
CIV350 Hydrology
CIV310 Applied Soil Mechanics
CIV330 GIS Applications
MTH130 Fundamentals of Calculus
ECM300 Project/Design I

Semester 6

CIV320 Highway Design
CIV325 Advanced Materials
CIV315 Construction Project Management
CIV335 Project/Design II - Civil

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2020-2021 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1234.09 - - $3954.33
2 $2720.24 $1094.09 - - $3814.33

2020-2021 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 - - $14608.75
2 $12795.66 $1673.09 - - $14468.75

2020-2021 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Canadore @ Stanford – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1327 - - $14122.66
2 $12795.66 $1187 - - $13982.66

2020-2021 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1234.09 - - $3954.33
2 $2720.24 $1094.09 - - $3814.33
3 $2720.24 $1094.09 - - $3814.33

2020-2021 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 - - $14608.75
2 $12795.66 $1673.09 - - $14468.75
3 $12795.66 $1673.09 - - $14468.75

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

You will also need:

  • Scientific Calculator - apx. $20.00
  • CSA Safety Boots - apx. $60.00
  • USB Key, Min 4GB - apx. $10.00
  • OACETT Registration and Certification - apx. $150.00 (optional, recommended during the 4th sem)

Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

Ontario College Diploma

Student have the option to register with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists having completed their Professional Practice Exam.

Ontario College Diploma

Student have the option to register with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists having completed their Professional Practice Exam.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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