Civil engineers, along with technologists, are responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. Civil Engineering is at the forefront of environmental, geotechnical, geophysics, structural, transportation engineering and many other sub-disciplines.
The Civil Engineering program is located at Camosun's Interurban Campus in the Technologies Centre. In addition to classroom facilities, you will also have access to several computer and specialty labs.
Internship and Co-op opportunities
Please visit the co-operative education website for more information about internship and co-op opportunities.
As a graduate, you can apply for membership with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) and obtain certification as an Engineering Technologist.
This program is nationally accredited by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.
Civil Engineering Technologists are employed with:
- engineering consultants,
- soils and materials firms,
- testing laboratories,
- project management consultants,
- government ministries.
As a Civil Engineering Technologist, you can earn an average annual salary of $53,000 to $66,000 per year.
After graduating with a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, you can apply to Camosun's Civil Engineering Bridge program. This eight-month program leads directly into the third year of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering at UBC.