Nova Scotia Community College

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Civil Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Field of Study:Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Description:Civil engineering involves the planning, designing, construction, and maintenance of structures and public works, and altering geography to suit human needs. Civil engineering technologists work on various aspects of built structures, highways, marine structures, harbour clean-up projects, and more. This program will give you an overview of the field in the context of environmental sustainability, so that you can develop projects that are feasible, practical, and ecologically sensitive. Participating in the building of a project is an empowering process, where you can see the results of your efforts.

Graduates in this program have a variety of options for employment that include laboratory analysis and testing of materials used in civil engineering projects, structural design, steel detailing, municipal design, project management, technical sales, inspection of construction projects, surveying, technical writing for consultants, governmental agencies, contractors, and material suppliers.
URL:Civil Engineering Technology at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936
Careers:Civil Engineering Technologists and TechniciansConstruction Estimators

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent, including: Academic Grade 12 English; Academic Grade 12 Math; and Academic Grade 12 Physics.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 13, 2018