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Civil Engineering Technology Access, Certificate

Get a head start in Civil Engineering. Upgrade your math, physics and English skills and take courses in technical drawing, graphics and computing to prepare yourself for ܼŲͼ's Civil Engineering Technology Diploma program.

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Program at a glance

Credential

Certificate

Work experience

None

Study options

Full-time

Open to International

No

Length

8 months

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Alternate between full-time studies and full-time paid work, better preparing you to embark on your career after graduation.
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Missing program requirements forCivil Engineering Technology? Our Access program will prepare you for this popular ܼŲͼ program. Upgrade your math, physics and English skills and take courses in technical drawing, graphics and computing that you'll need for your next step.

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In less than a year, you can earn a certificate and a guaranteed seat in the next intake of the Civil Engineering Technology diploma program.

This 8-month program is designed for students interested in the Civil Engineering Technology program who do not currently meet the admission requirements or who wish to refresh their skills before entering the diploma program. While upgrading their academic credentials and learning skills, students will have the opportunity to take one or more courses which will give credit towards the Civil Engineering Technology diploma.

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What you'll learn

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Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Program outline

Year One

Academic Term One

All of:

  • COMP 156 - Computer ConceptsCredits:3
  • ENGL 130 - Preparatory Technical WritingCredits:3
  • MATH 139 - Algebra,Triangle Trigonometry, & GeometryCredits:3
  • PHYS 101 - Introduction to PhysicsCredits:3
  • TEAC 105 - Explorations in TechnologyCredits:3

Academic Term Two

All of:

  • CHEM 175 - Chemistry Essentials for Civil/MechCredits:3
  • CIVE 131 - Graphical Communications 1Credits:3*
  • ENGL 170 - Technical & Professional Communication 1Credits:3*
  • LRNS 102 - Learning Skills for TechnologyCredits:1.5
  • MATH 107 - Applied PrecalculusCredits:3
  • PHYS 104 - General College Physics 1Credits:3

Note:

* Carries credit into the Civil Engineering Technology program.

Next steps

After completing the Civil Engineering Technology Access program with a minimum of C in every course, you will have met all the requirements for:

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2024, to August 31, 2025

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Civil Engineering Technology Access, Certificate

$4,356 (domestic)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to:Student Fees.

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

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Curriculum & courses

Admission Requirements

One of:

  • C in English 10
  • C in English 10 ܼŲͼ Alternative

And one of:

  • B in Principles of Math 10 or Foundations of MathematicsandPre-calculus 10
  • C in Principles of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11
  • B in MATH 053
  • B inMATH 072
  • B in MATH 075
  • C in MATH 073
  • C in MATH 077

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar: Loading...

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If you have questions about what you can expect to learn in your technology classes contact

leyr@camosun.ca

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Robin Ley

Robin Ley

Chair, Civil Engineering Technology

leyr@camosun.ca
250-370-3866
Technologies Centre

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Zoë Broom

Zoë Broom

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

zbroom@camosun.ca
250–370–4512
Technologies Centre

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Bai Bao-Qin

Bai Bao-Qin

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

bai@camosun.ca
250–370–4442
Technologies Centre

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Peter Burrage

Peter Burrage

Program Leader - Engineering Bridge, Instructor - Civil Engineering

burrage@camosun.ca
250–370–4443
Technologies Centre

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Steve Cowden

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

cowdens@camosun.ca
250-370-4504
Technologies Centre

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Peter Fell

Peter Fell

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

fellp@camosun.ca
250–370–4483

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Holly Monaghan

Holly Monaghan

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

monaghanh@camosun.ca
250-370-4521
Technologies Centre

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Perry Peterson

Perry Peterson

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

PetersonP@camosun.ca
250-370-4401
Technologies Centre

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 Barb Wolfe

Barb Wolfe

Lab Tech, Civil Engineering Technology

wolfeb@camosun.ca
250–370–4516

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Adel Shoaib

Adel Shoaib

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

shoaiba@camosun.ca
250-370-4514
Technologies Centre

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David Ley

David Ley

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

LeyD@camosun.ca
250-370-4440
Technologies Centre

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For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Contact information

Civil Engineering Department

Campus location

Technologies Building (TEC) 169

Location link

Interurban Campus

250-370-3866

leyr@camosun.ca


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