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Engineering and Environmental Technologies

Civil Engineering Technician - Construction

General information

Program code
CVTN
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Co-op
Yes
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2016 Barrie

Graduates from this program are prepared to work with engineers and construction project managers as part of a team constructing roads, bridges, sewers, water mains, and other infrastructure. Technicians develop information for cost estimation, perform materials testing, and assist in the administration of projects in the field. Teamwork and project-based learning are emphasized.

This program is common with the first four semester of the Civil Engineering Technology program, and graduates may choose to continue into the third year of that program.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG 4C, ENG 4U); plus any Grade 12 College Mathematics (MAP 4C or MCT 4C), or any Grade 12 U University Mathematics. Also recommended: Grade 12 College or Grade 11 or 12 University Physics (SPH4C, SPH4U, SPH3U) or Grade 12 College or Grade 11 or 12 University Chemistry (SCH4C, SCH4U, SCH3U); Grade 11 or 12 College or University Technological Design (TDJ3M, TDJ4M); Grade 11 or 12 College Manufacturing Engineering Technology (TMJ3C, TMJ4C)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology Foundation and Technology Fundamentals*
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications and business, apprentice or technical mathematics*
  • Mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Pathways

View the Civil Eng Techn - Construction articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

COMP1056 Civil Engineering Graphics
COMP1057 CAD / Civil Construction
CONS1003 Construction Practices
CONS1004 Construction Practices and Design: Materials and Material Testing
CONS2000 Construction Practices:Methods
CONS2001 Construction Practices: Building Systems
CONS2003 Construction Practices and Design: Municipal and Provincial Codes and Standards
CONS2004 Construction Practices and Design: Highways
ENVR1000 Environmental Science and Sustainability
MENG2003 Statics
MENG2007 Strength of Materials
MGMT2002 Project Management
SURV1001 Civil / Construction Surveying
CIVL1001 Quantity Estimation and Drawing Review
CIVL2001 Geotechnical Analysis and Geosynthetics
CIVL2002 Stormwater Management / Best Management Practices
COMP2124 Introduction to 3D Drafting
CONS2008 Site Development
MATH1028 Mathematics for Constructions
SURV1003 Civil/Construction Surveying 2
SURV2003 Introduction to GIS and Geospatial Technology

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Term

COOP1028 Civil Engineering Work Term 1

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