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Diploma of Construction Engineering Technician

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  • Objectives
    The two-year Construction Engineering Technician diploma program leads to many careers in the construction industry, and is structured so that an additional year of study leads to an advanced diploma as a civil engineering technologist. The program is a blend of theory and practice, and many courses such as surveying, construction materials, and estimating include a lab or practice component. The program has many links with the local construction industry, including many summer job opportunities. At the end of the second year, students can chose to enter the third year of the Civil Engineering Technology program. The Construction Engineering Technician program is now a laptop program. As a student in this program you will be required to own a laptop computer that meets minimum hardware and software specifications. These specifications can be found on the college website at algonquincollege.com/its/laptop/. You may elect to purchase a new laptop from a vendor of your choice, but we recommend you check the Algonquin College Technology Store which offers laptop computers and software at very competitive prices.
  • Entry requirements
    You would be an excellent fit for the Construction Engineering Technician/Civil Engineering Technology programs if: * You can work independently to contribute to problem-solving teams; * You enjoy using math and physics to solve technical problems; * You want variety and opportunity in your career; and * You would like to make a difference in your community.
  • Academic Title
    Diploma of Construction Engineering Technician
  • Course description

    Level 1

    CON8101 Residential Building/Estimating

    CON8411 Construction Materials I

    CON8430 Computers and You

    MAT8001 Math Fundamentals

    MAT8200 Geometry and Trigonometry

    SAF8408 Health and Safety

    SUR8411 Construction Surveying I

    Level 2

    CON8102 Commercial Building/Estimating

    CON8412 Construction Materials II

    ENG8101 Statics

    ENL1813T Communications I

    SUR8412 Construction Surveying II

    Choose one from equivalencies:

    GED0190 General Education Elective

    Level 3

    CAD8400 AutoCAD I

    CON8404 Civil Estimating

    CON8436 Building Systems

    ENG8102 Strength of Materials

    ENG8411 Structural Analysis

    MGT8400 Project Administration

    Level 4


    CAD8405 AutoCAD II

    CON8413 Construction Building Code

    ENG8328 Hydraulics

    ENG8404 Introduction to Structural Design

    ENG8454 Geotechnical Materials

    ENL1819T Reporting Technical Information

    ENV8400 Environmental Engineering

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