Civil Engineering Technician

Civil Engineering Technician

Program Code
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op

Program requirements

  • 21 Mandatory Courses
  • 2 Communications Courses
  • 3 General Education Courses
  • 1 Co-op Work Term

Program Description

Students in this program prepare to work with engineers and construction project managers as part of a team constructing roads, bridges, sewers, water mains, and other infrastructure. Students determine data 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 semesters of the Civil Engineering Technology program, and graduates may choose to continue into the third year of that program.

Current Course Offerings
Course Title Course Code ONTARIOLEARN EQUIVALENTS Mandatory
CAD / Civil Construction COMP1057   Mandatory
Civil / Construction Surveying SURV1001   Mandatory
Civil Engineering Graphics COMP1056   Mandatory
Codes and Standards CONS2003   Mandatory
Const Pract/Design:Materials CONS1004   Mandatory
Construction Practices CONS1003   Mandatory
Construction Practices:Bld Sys CONS2001   Mandatory
Construction Practices:Methods CONS2000   Mandatory
Construction Surveying 2 SURV1003   Mandatory
Geotechnical Analysis CIVL2001   Mandatory
Highways CONS2004   Mandatory
Introduction to 3D Drafting COMP2124   Mandatory
Introduction to GIS SURV2003   Mandatory
Mathematics for Constructions MATH1028   Mandatory
Physics for Civil Engineering CIVL1002   Mandatory
Project Management MGMT2002   Mandatory
Quantity Estimation CIVL1001   Mandatory
Site Development CONS2008   Mandatory
Statics MENG2003   Mandatory
Stormwater Management CIVL2002   Mandatory
Strength of Materials MENG2007   Mandatory

Additional Info

Applicants are strongly recommended to have a minimum of their G2 license by the end of their 2nd semester for successful co-op placement.

A basic understanding of computer use for Word documents, emails, and accessing the internet is expected.

External Recognition

This program is accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE). This accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for co-operative education programs in Canada, and recognizes Georgian's commitment to quality in co-op education.