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6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

About the Program

In this three-year Seneca and York University dual credential program, you will study advanced computer software packages, principles of highway, municipal and building design, materials testing, field skills in surveying and principles of construction inspection. You will also learn to understand and interpret Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

As a student of this program, you will work independently and in teams on capstone projects and technical reports which will give you an opportunity to utilize your skills and gain hands-on experience. 

York University students who are currently attending their third year of an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science will be able to join Seneca in September and complete the three-year Civil Engineering Technology program in five consecutive semesters. This program will provide you with a unique opportunity to earn an advanced college diploma and university honours degree in just five years. 

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

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

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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