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Campus
Duration
6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma
School
Environmental and Civil Engineering Technology

About the Program

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive three-year Civil Engineering Technology Seneca Advanced Diploma Program.

This three-year advanced diploma program will cover metropolitan infrastructure of bridges, airports and harbours to neighbourhood design of residential layouts in water supply and management. You will gain practical knowledge and skills with advanced computer software programs (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, Revit) and Geograhic Information Systems (GIS). You will also learn about new developments in highway design and building, municipal and building design, construction inspection, supervision, management and field skills in surveying, as well as soils and material testing. This program is available for students who have completed three years of a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies (BES) at York University.

Students enrolled in this program must maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 throughout the program and a minimum grade of “C” in the Strength of Materials course.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Civil engineering technologist
  • AutoCAD technician
  • Survey technician
  • Material tester
  • Quality control specialist
  • Environmental enhancement and protection specialist

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Computer software packages (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, Revit)
  • Highway design and building information models
  • Geographic information systems
  • Municipal and building design
  • Construction inspection
  • Surveying soil and material testing

Professional Certification

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) recognizes the Civil Engineering Technology program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification either in the Technician or Technologist category. Application and additional requirements (i.e. work experience and qualifying professional practice exam, etc.) to become certified are available from OACETT.