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Civil Engineering Technician,Seneca

Civil Engineering Technician,Seneca

(Optional Co-op)
Program Code:CVL


Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Program Description

Build your future as you build the world. Seneca’s renowned Civil Engineering Technician program prepares graduates to be dynamic participants in the design and creation of the built environment where humans live.

This ranges from the metropolitan infrastructure of bridges, airports and harbours to the neighborhood construction of water supply systems, sewage disposal and new residences.

Transfer Option

At the completion of the first year in the Civil Technician program you can elect to either continue in the Civil Technician program or transfer to the Civil Technology program (requires a grade of C or better in Strength of Materials).

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

•Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
oGrade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
oGrade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U)

OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).


•Students who do not meet these requirements may be given an alternate offer for the Applied Science and Technology Fundamentals certificate program.

Your Career

Your career as a Civil Engineering Technician could include a wealth of diverse opportunities in both the public and private sectors, working in indoor and outdoor workplaces. With your Ontario College Diploma, you may find exciting employment opportunities as a technician, estimator or project co-ordinator. Your work may include preliminary and construction surveys, inspections on civil projects and other construction. Our graduates are prepared for positions in consulting engineering firms, construction companies, public utilities, municipal engineering and roads departments and government departments. Your career may include roles as an AutoCAD technician, survey technician, materials tester, lab quality control technician and construction specialist.

Co-operative Learning

The co-op education option provides you with an opportunity to gain relevant work experience and expand your understanding of the curriculum through practice. To find out whether you meet the academic requirements for co–op, please refer to the Civil Engineering Technology diploma program. There are valuable services to facilitate placement opportunities available for students enrolling in the program in semester two. You'll gain access to them through Co-op Professional Practice and co-op facilities.
The co-op program consists of one work term from May to August, that provides a wealth of valuable course-related experience, employer contacts and greater opportunities for permanent placement after graduation.

The co-op application process begins in the Fall term offering of semester one. Students beginning their studies in the January start-up are ineligible to participate in a co-op summer work-term.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.


Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year
2016/2017 Academic Year
2015/2016 Academic Year


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•Earn and gain practical experience by working part-time after by day 1

•Pathway for 3* Years of Open Work Permit.

•Prospects of applying for Permanent Residence visa are much higher in Canada.

•Earn minimum of $ 11 CAD/hr as per the minimum wages set.

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