Civil Technician

CampusStart Date
MonctonJanuary 2018

Program Overview

Civil Technicians appreciate the small details while imagining the bigger picture. They may assist with building bridges, roads, airports, and harbours. They are the main source of technical support for professional engineers, scientists, and construction managers. You’ll learn skills that will help you excel in many engineering fields, including: structural, municipal, highways and transportation, water resources, geotechnical, and environmental protection. Now more than ever, Canadian industries are seeking skilled Civil Technicians to join development teams.


Duration

The requirements for this certificate program may be achieved within one year of full-time studies.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency
    • Foundations of Mathematics 110
      or
      Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112

      (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)


      Career Possibilities

      Civil technicians are employed by consulting engineering and construction companies, public works, transportation and other government departments and in many other industries.


      NOC Codes

      2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians
      2251 - Architectural technologists and technicians
      2253 - Drafting technologists and technicians
      2254 - Land survey technologists and technicians


      What you will learn

      • Drafting
      • Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
      • Materials Technology
      • Surveying Field Skills
      • Asphalt Technology
      • Contract Law and Documents
      • Soil Mechanics
      • Math
      • Communication
      • Safety/WHMIS


      Specific Considerations

      Civil Technicians are employed by consulting engineering and construction companies, public works, transportation and other government departments and in many other industries.

      This program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. See here for more information: L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).


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