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Structural Engineering Design and Technology

The program

The Structural Engineering Design and Technology program at Metro College of Technology is a comprehensive learning opportunity if you want to pursue a career in structural engineering and is open to both beginners and those with previous experience in civil engineering. Students will develop their knowledge in areas such as structure analysis, calculations and design principles, using state of the art design software programs including AutoCAD, MicroStation and STAAD Pro. You will also work with project management software such as Oracle Primavera, MS Project and Sage Timberline. The structural design project will provide you with the opportunity to apply your structural design principles using STAAD Pro.


  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Solid Mechanics
  • Blueprint Reading and Electronic File Management
  • AutoCAD 2D and 3D
  • MicroStation 2D and 3D
  • Structural Analysis
  • Concrete Structural Design
  • Steel Structural Design
  • Structural Design Project

  • Structural Design using STAAD Pro
  • Wood Structural Design
  • Ontario Building Code
  • Home Inspection
  • Estimation using Timberline
  • Project Management Using Primavera
  • Project Management Using MS Project
  • Professional Development
  • Co-op placement (Optional)


DURATION: 35 Weeks

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent (or) passing an entrance test and admissions interview. In addition, basic computer skills are also required. Previous college or university level education in science, technology and engineering is recommended.

Career opportunities upon graduation

  • House Designer
  • Building Designer
  • CAD Technician/Technologist
  • Draftsperson
  • Project Estimator/Coordinator
  • Structure Designer
  • Structure Design Detailer
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