|Faculty:||Humber North Campus / School of Applied Technology
|Field of Study:||Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
|Description:||This program offers the chance to learn to design and construct buildings, bridges, dams, and highways. Students learn how beams, trusses, and columns are designed; perform laboratory tests on soil, concrete, and other materials to determine their suitability for construction purposes; use computer-aided drafting and design (C.A.D.D.) software to draw and design; and produce graphics for the construction of bridges, buildings, and dams. Courses also show how water purification and treatment plants are designed, and how to plan and survey the layout of roads and highways.
Graduates may find employment opportunities in contracting firms assisting with quality control, quantity surveying, project inspection, and job co-ordination; and consulting engineering firms. There are also opportunities to work in sales for a construction equipment manufacturer or as a building inspector, C.A.D. operator or draftsperson with a municipal engineering department.
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