Construction Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technician 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
In a building or infrastructure project, Construction Engineering Technicians play an important role at the construction site. Duties include estimating, testing or inspecting materials, performing construction surveys, interpreting and applying specifications and executing sketches from contract drawings, shop and CAD drawings.?This program will appeal to students with an interest in construction. They must have technical problem solving skills and the ability to work well with others.?

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students receive a solid foundation in core construction engineering subjects with a balance of theory and practical knowledge.
  • Recognized by the Ontario Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) allowing easier transition to certification and increased employability in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Common first year between Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technician and Architectural Technology allows for easy transfer between the three programs.
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities such as the Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition and Habitat for Humanity build projects.
CAREER 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

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

2018-2019 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
CVL104
3
Drafting & Design I
AEC102
3
Construction Theory I
AEC103
3
Building Services I
AEC104
3
Building CAD I
AEC115
3
Surveying
ENG212LS
2
Communications I
MTH143
3
Mathematics I

Semester 2
CVL204
3
Drafting & Design II
AEC202
3
Estimating & Specification
AEC204
3
Building CAD II
AEC211
3
Construction Applications
AEC239
3
Ontario Building Code I
MTH243
3
Mathematics II
AEC205
4
Statics and Strength of Materials

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
CVL315
3
Surveying II
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
CVL615
3
Advanced Surveying
CVL608
3
Civil Estimating
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Diploma Requirements for Fall 2018 Cohort