School of Trades and Technology

Civil Engineering - Technician

2 years Ontario College Diploma

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

This in-demand career has unlimited employment options in both the public and private sectors.

Overview

Technician - 2 Years / Technology - 3 Years

Build a solid foundation for your career. Civil engineering technicians are highly sought-after in a number of industries, including construction, mining, transportation, and road construction. 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
  • Project management and estimating
  • Applied strength of materials

What You Learn (3 year)

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

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, any 12 Math (C), or (U), If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Semester 1

ECM 100 Estimating/Project Management
ECM 105 Basic Surveying and Measurement
CAD 100 Computer Aided Design I
CMM 140 Technical Writing I
MTH 160 Technical Math I
PHY 160 Fundamentals of Physics for Engineering
PSY 123 Applied Psychology

Semester 2

CAD 150 Computer Aided Design II
ECM 120 Codes, Standards and Compliance
ECM 115 Infrastructure Engineering
MTH 161 Technical Math II
MCH 120 Applied Statics
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 3

CAD 200 Advanced CAD (3D Design)
CIV 205 Introduction to Soil Mechanics
CIV 220 Advanced Surveying and Geomatics
CIV 240 Applied Strength of Materials I
MTH 235 Technical Statistics
HUM 200 Group Dynamics

Semester 4

ECM 260 Fluid Mechanics
CIV 230 Transportation Planning
ECM 200 Law, Ethics and Professional Practice
CIV 250 Applied Strength of Materials II
CMM 300 Research and Reporting

Semester 5

CIV 300 Environmenal Engineering
CIV 350 Hydrology
CIV 310 Applied Soil Mechanics
CIV 315 Construction Project Management
MTH 130 Fundamentals of Calculus

Semester 6

CIV 320 Highway Design
CIV 325 Advanced Materials
CIV 330 GIS Applications
CIV 335 Project/Design
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - - $3904.02
2 2849.02 $1010 - - $3859.02
3 2849.02 $1010 - - $3859.02
1 2849.02 $1055 - - $3904.02
2 2849.02 $1010 - - $3859.02

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

Online Campus Shop

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

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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Jennifer Sutton – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Jennifer.Sutton@canadorecollege.ca