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Civil Engineering Technician

Program Code
CVET
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Campus
Barrie

Program requirements

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

Please see our course listings of available General Education and Communications courses for this program.

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.

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.