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bachelor

Degree

Diploma - Civil Engineering Technician

Course code: #CVTN

bachelor

Degree

Diploma - Civil Engineering Technician

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,337 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Fieldwork

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01

Overview

Diploma - Civil Engineering Technician

Cambrian's Civil Engineering Technician program is focused on the design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of infrastructure facilities including: 

roads, bridges, buildings, dams, storm/sanitary/water systems, pipelines, and deep and shallow foundations. 

You will gain practical, hands-on experience in design and drafting in our Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) laboratory. 

In addition, you will receive surveying training with state-of-the-art electronic survey equipment that will be interfaced with survey software. 

You’ll also be introduced to Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) scanning equipment and point cloud management software.

You’ll also have opportunities to enhance your skills and network with the industry through opportunities to volunteer at community events or by participating in applied research projects.

Extend your studies after graduation by applying to enter directly into the final year of Cambrian’s Civil Engineering Technology (CVTY) program. 

Program Highlights

  • 2 years – 4 semesters
  • Industry-experienced faculty
  • Hands-on experience in a modernized lab
  • Two-week field methods surveying course following the end of the second semester
  • Courses cover industry-compliant CAD drafting, surveying, construction methods, estimating, quality control, inspections, materials testing, structural detailing, and hydraulics
  • Gain extensive experience using computer-aided drafting (CAD) to meet industry-compliant standards
  • Graduates can seek membership with OACETT (Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists) to become certified as a C.Tech. (Certified Technician)

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,037

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,104
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,700
Tuition 1 person $16,337

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

58
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo: 110-115

Those requiring English may take the first-class English for Academic Purposes Program: EAPP program. 

Once you complete the program, you will be accepted into Cambrian Diploma or certificate programs.


Education pathway


Academic background and requirement

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)
  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C) or (U) (MCT4C is highly recommended)

Recommended:

  • Any grade 12 physics (C), (U)
  • Computer competency in relevant software

Career opportunities

  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Purchaser
  • Site Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Drafter
  • Computer-aided Design (CAD) Technology Designer

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