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Civil Engineering Technician (Optional Co-op)

Tuition fee CA$16,618 per year

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$15,238), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

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Overview

In this two-year diploma program, you will learn the fundamentals to prepare for a career as a civil engineering technician. Your studies will include computer drafting, municipal and building practices, material testing and field surveying. At the completion of your first year, you will have the option to transfer to the Civil Engineering Technology program (requires a grade of C or better in Strength of Materials and GPA of 2.5). This program offers workplace integrated learning available to students starting semester one in September and completing subsequent, second semester in April.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Building principles
  • Computer-aided drafting
  • Materials testing
  • Field surveying techniques

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases, the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters. In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Civil engineering technician
  • Project co-ordinator
  • AutoCAD technician
  • Survey technician
  • Material tester
  • Lab quality control technician
  • Construction specialist
Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States