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Civil Engineering Design and Technology

The key feature of this civil engineering design training course is dynamic and hands-on oriented.

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This program will build your career in road/highway engineering and infrastructure design through expertise in engineering software such as AutoCAD, Microstation by Bentley Systems, Civil3D, and InRoads.

Credential Diploma

Duration 36 Weeks

Location Toronto, Ontario

What You Could Earn $50,000 – $120,000

Become a civil designer or a civil technologist

Tailored for both beginners and professionals, the program covers crucial aspects of civil engineering design and technology that sets students on a path to a thriving civil engineering career. Topics include drafting, road/highway, and piping design. Students will master using Canadian/Ontario design codes, construction estimation, and project management in the civil engineering realm. The curriculum emphasizes proficiency in various civil engineering software like AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, and InRoads. Additionally, students will learn project management using ORACLE Primavera or Microsoft Project, as well as engineering estimation through Microsoft Excel and Sage Timberline software.

Aligned with Ontario's municipal and provincial standards, students will undertake a practical civil design project as the culmination of this diploma program. This hands-on experience equips them to seamlessly transition into a professional work environment with confidence.

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 or engineering is recommended.

Subject List:

  • Effective Communication in the Workplace
  • Blueprint Reading and Electronic File Management
  • AutoCAD 2D and 3D
  • MicroStation 2D and 3D
  • Road/Highway Planning and Geometric Design
  • Grading Using Civil 3D
  • Road/Highway Design Using Civil 3D
  • Piping Design Using Civil 3D
  • Road/Highway Design Using InRoads
  • Estimation Using Excel and Timberline
  • Project Management Using Primavera
  • Project Management Using MS Project
  • Civil Design Project
  • Professional Development
  • Co-op Placement (Optional)

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Career opportunities for this civil engineering design course:

  • CAD Technician/Technologist
  • Civil Drafter
  • Civil Designer
  • Road / Highway Designer
  • Civil Project Estimator
  • Civil Project Coordinator
  • Highway Engineering Designer
  • Civil Technologist
  • Municipal Technologist
  • Road / Highway Design Detailer

If you have interest in a career in structural engineering, please read our Structural Engineering Design and Technology program.

Financial assistance may be available if you qualify. Please visit OSAP website for more information.

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