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Civil Engineering Technology Access

Civil Engineering Technology Access

Certificate in Civil Engineering Technology Access

Get a head start in Civil Engineering

Building the world around you

Missing program requirements for Civil Engineering Technology? Our Access program will prepare you for this popular Camosun 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. 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.

What You'll Learn

Effective Date: September 2016

Academic Term 1 (Fall)

Course Course Name Credits Tuition
Total 16 See What it Costs tab
COMP 156 Computer Concepts 3 $360.00
ENGL 130 Preparatory Technical Writing  3 $294.30
MATH 139 Algebra, Triangle Trigonometry and Geometry 4 $525.60
PHYS 101 Introduction to Physics 4 $525.60
TEAC 105 Explorations in Technology 3 $227.76

Academic Term 2 (Winter)

Course Course Name Credits Tuition
Total 19 See What it Costs tab
CHEM 175 Chemistry Essentials for Civil/Mech 3 $262.80
CIVE 131* Graphical Communications 1 3 $509.37
ENGL 170* Technical Writing 3 $294.30
LRNS 102 Learning and Problem Solving Skills 2 $123.30
MATH 107 Applied Precalculus 4 $438.00
PHYS 104 General College Physics 4 $432.00

*Note: These courses carry credit into the Civil Engineering Technology program

Note: Tuition costs listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees.

Civil Engineering Technology Access

Eight months
Study Options
Trades and Technology

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:

Estimated tuition

Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Note The following tuition fees are for domestic students only.

Term Tuition
Estimated program tuition $3,994
Academic Term 1 $1,934
Academic Term 2 $2,060

Additional costs

Financial aid

Are you a former youth in care?

The Provincial Tuition Waiver program aims to make post-secondary education more accessible for former youth in care by providing financial support for tuition and mandatory student fees. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply.

Admission requirements

Effective Date: September 2016

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

Requirement High school course Camosun course Alternatives
one of:
one of:
  • B in Foundations of Math & Pre-calculus 10
  • B in Principles of Math 10
  • C in Principles of Math 11
  • C in Pre-calculus 11
  • Non-BC high school

Note: It is highly recommended that the academic admission requirements be completed within the past five years. If more than five years has elapsed, upgrading in the required subjects is recommended.

Completion requirements

  • Students must complete all courses and achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 to graduate from the program.
  • Students must also obtain a COM in LRNS 102 and a C or higher in CHEM 175, ENGL 130, MATH 139, MATH 107, PHYS 101, and PHYS 104.

Apply online

Missing admission requirements?

Camosun offers alternative courses and upgrading programs to help you get started.

What kind of applicant are you?

Camosun has three different applicant categories:

  • Adult
  • Current BC/Yukon High School Student
  • International

Learn more.

We want to hear from you!

Department Chair, Zoë Broom

250-370-4512 (not monitored July and August)
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1

Technology Administration Office Inquiries


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We've got skills... and so will you.

The Civil Engineering Technology Access program is part of the Civil Engineering Technology Department in the School of Trades & Technology.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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