Civil Engineering Technician - 421

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
Develop a broad understanding of planning, design, surveying, material science and construction in a variety of engineering industries.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • Emphasis on the disciplines of project management, Civil 3D software and municipal services.
  • Common first semester allows mobility between five different program areas within the Building and Construction Sciences cluster.

What you'll learn

  • Understand municipal services, roadway design and construction techniques, construction layout, electronic surveying and global positioning systems (GPS) applications.

  • CAD, plan reading and visualization skills needed to create plans for today’s modern infrastructure.

  • Explore building and construction materials, project management and estimating.

  • Develop procedures for construction, materials testing and inspection and geotechnical services.

  • How structures work by learning the science of their materials.

Students in the program will learn about municipal services, roadway design and construction techniques, construction layout, electronic surveying and Global Positioning Systems applications.

Civil Engineering Technician students will experience a very hands-on education consisting of many labs and practical projects over four semesters.

Program Length

2 academic years (periods of 8 months)

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Program delivery

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Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 12 Mathematics; MAP4C ≥ 80% or MCT4C; or any U or equivalent*
    • Grade 10, 11 or 12 Design Technology recommended

Note: Applicants that do not satisfy minimum requirements will be provided an alternate offer to Pre-Technology as a pathway to desired program. Successful graduates from this program will be considered for advanced standing into original program choice.

Options are available for mature applicants.

Language Requirements for International Students:

  • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

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Tuition and Fees

2021 - 2022 Domestic Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees $831.02  $712.05 
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Compulsory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,354.04 $1,354.04
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $2,185.06  $2,066.09 
Total 1st Year Fees $4,251.15 

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2021 - 2022 International Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $8,095.00  $8,095.00 
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fee Plus Tax $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Charges Per Semester $8,545.00  $8,470.00 
Total 1st Year Fees $17,015.00 

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Additional Information

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

  • Learn by doing through engaging courses that incorporate lab work and computer applications.

To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning. 

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 Colleges and Universities (MCU) 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.

Career Opportunities

Your future career options

  • CAD Technicians
  • Civil Engineering Technicians
  • Surveying Technicians
  • Estimator/Project Schedulers

Where you could work includes:

  • Public and Private Construction Sectors
  • Engineering Consulting
  • General Contracting
  • Construction Companies

Opportunities for grads

  • Graduates may be eligible to be registered as associate members of The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Affiliations

  • Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Opportunities

Educational Pathways

 

Pathways to Mohawk 

If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
 

Pathways within Mohawk

If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *

We offer a diverse range of programs to further your studies within Mohawk following completion of this program. * 

This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Pathways beyond Mohawk

Earn a degree:

  • Davenport University – Bachelor of Science - Health Services Administration

 

See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.

    Additional Information

    Technology Requirements

    Software
    AutoCAD is required for this program. A free download for students is available through the AutoCAD website. To be eligible for this download you must register with your Mohawk email, pass the system requirements test, and provide proof of enrollment (Photo of ONE Card, letter of acceptance, etc.). Note that you can only complete this registration process after your program start date.

    Hardware
    The Engineering programs recommend the "Best Specifications" as listed on the Student Tech Support Hardware Specifications page.
    Note: We do not recommend using a Mac as the software required in this program has many usability issues with their operating system.

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