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Civil Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op)

Seneca College - Newnham
Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Tuition fee CA$16,011 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), 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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Overview

If you are dreaming of participating in the design and creation of the built environment, then this program is for you. In this three-year advanced diploma program, you will study principles of highway, municipal and building design, geotechniques, soil mechanics, building code and develop skills in materials testing and surveying. You will also learn to use many computer software packages such as AutoCAD, MicroSurvey, Civil 3D, ArcGIS and other advanced software packages specific to specializations in building, municipal or transportation. By the end of your program, you will work independently and in teams on capstone projects and technical reports which will reflect the culmination of several skills acquired by you during the program.

As a student of this program, you must achieve a minimum grade of “C” (60 percent) in the Strength of Materials course.

This program offers work-integrated learning to students starting their first semester in September and completing subsequent, second semester in April.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Highway design
  • Municipal and building design
  • Building code
  • Surveying
  • Soils and materials testing

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 technologist
  • AutoCAD technologist
  • Survey technologist
  • Soils/materials laboratory technologist
  • Designer
  • Project co-ordinator
  • Contract administrator
  • Project manager
  • Construction inspector
  • Land development technologist
  • Site supervisor
  • Site superintendant
  • Quality control technician
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Estimator
Apply Now! May 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 8, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! May 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 8, 2023
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States