Construction Engineering Technician - 451

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
The ideal combination of traditional technician theory and skilled trades practical training in one neat package

This program includes the equivalent in-school apprenticeship basic level training for both General Carpenter and Plumber. 

Program Highlights

  • Acquire the equivalent in-school basic-level training for both general carpenter and plumber apprenticeship
  • Experience specialized training in carpentry hand and power tools, construction materials, wood and wood products, workplace safety, wood joinery and fastening systems
  • Develop CAD, plan reading and visualization skills needed to create today’s modern structures
  • Explore building and construction materials, project scheduling, estimating and construction management
  • Acquire specialized training in plumbing, hand and power tools, piping materials, fixtures and support systems
  • Acquire a very hands-on education consisting of many labs and practical projects over four semesters

Program Coordinator

Applicants to the Construction Engineering Technician Diploma program must have the minimum requirements for admission

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 12 Mathematics; C (MCT4C recommended) or U or equivalent
    • Grade 10, 11 or 12 Construction and Design Technology courses recommended

Option are available for mature applicants.

Note: Students will have classes at both Fennell and Stoney Creek Campuses

This program includes the equivalent in-school apprenticeship basic level training for both General Carpenter and Plumber.

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Career Opportunities

The Construction Engineering Technician Diploma program prepares students for long-lasting careers

Industries of Employment:

  • Public and Private Construction Sectors
  • Construction Trades and Apprenticeships
  • General Contracting
  • Residential and Commercial Construction

Occupational Categories:

  • Construction Supervisors
  • Construction Engineering Technicians
  • Surveying Technicians
  • Estimator/Project Scheduler

Graduate Opportunities

  • Graduates from this program can complete either the Architectural or Civil Engineering Technician diploma with just one more year of study
  • Graduates can pursue professional affiliations, including membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)

Course Overview & Descriptions

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Fennell Campus
Sep 2017
Stoney Creek Campus
Sep 2017

Estimated first year tuition and fees

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