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Structural Engineering Design and Technology

The program description

The Structural Engineering Design and Technology program at Metro College of Technology is a complete learning opportunity for those who want to pursue a career in structural engineering. It is open to both beginners and those who already have experience in structural engineering. This program will develop students’ knowledge and skills in many areas. These areas include structural analysis, calculations and design principles. In this program they will further learn how to use AutoCAD, MicroStation and STAAD Pro in engineering drawing, calculation and analysis. In addition, they will also work with project management software such as Oracle Primavera, MS Project and Sage Timberline. At the end of the program the structural design project will provide students with an opportunity to apply 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

  • Structural  CAD Technician/Technologist
  • Structural Drafter
  • Rebar detailer
  • Structural Buildings Designer (Concrete, Steel and Wood)
  • Stress Engineer Technician/Technologist
  • Structural Houses Designer
  • Concrete Technologist
  • Structural Project Estimator
  • Home Inspector
  • Structural Project Coordinator
  • Structural Technologist
  • Quality Control/Assurance Technologist
  • Structural Site Representative
  • Ontario Building Code Inspector/Checker/Consultant
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