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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 Camosun's Civil Engineering Technology Diploma program.

Program at a glance

Credential

Certificate

Area of Study

Technologies & Engineering

Study options

Full-time

Work experience

None

Open to International

No

Length

8 months

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Civil student

Building the world around you

Start in September

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.

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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.

What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

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 Concepts Credits: 3
  • ENGL 130 - Preparatory Technical Writing Credits: 3
  • MATH 139 - Algebra,Triangle Trigonometry, & Geometry Credits: 3
  • PHYS 101 - Introduction to Physics Credits: 3
  • TEAC 105 - Explorations in Technology Credits: 3

Academic Term Two

All of:

  • CHEM 175 - Chemistry Essentials for Civil/Mech Credits: 3
  • CIVE 131 - Graphical Communications 1 Credits: 3 *
  • ENGL 170 - Technical & Professional Communication 1 Credits: 3 *
  • LRNS 102 - Learning Skills for Technology Credits: 1.5
  • MATH 107 - Applied Precalculus Credits: 3
  • PHYS 104 - General College Physics 1 Credits: 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, 2022, to August 31, 2023

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Civil Engineering Technology Access, Certificate

$4,156 (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.

Financial Aid & Awards 

Curriculum & courses

Admission Requirements

Ready to get started? Get your application in for the September intake.

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.

One of:

And one of:

  • B in Principles of Math 10 or Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus 10
  • C in Principles of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11
  • B in MATH 053 
  • B in MATH 072 
  • B in MATH 135
  • C in MATH 073 
  • C in MATH 137

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

Current and future students can browse current and upcoming courses using the myCamosun course catalogue

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Contact us

If you have admissions questions contact us today!

If you have questions about what you can expect to learn in your technology classes contact civil@camosun.ca.

 

Faculty/staff profile

Zoë Broom

Zoë Broom

Chair, Civil Engineering Technology

Zoë has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering / Water Resources from the University of Waterloo and a master’s degree in Environment and Management ...

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Bai Bao-Qin

Bai Bao-Qin

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Bao-Qin received his Doctoral Degree in bituminous materials from the University of Calgary and his Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from ...

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Peter Burrage

Peter Burrage

Program Leader - Engineering Bridge, Instructor - Civil Engineering

  Areas of interest include structural engineering and computer applications.

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Steve Cowden

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Areas of interest include surveying, GIS and AutoCAD. Steve holds a Computer Graphics Technician Certificate, a Diploma of Computing Technology and ...

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Peter Fell

Peter Fell

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Areas of interest include municipal and environmental engineering, asset management and project management.

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Robin Ley

Robin Ley

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Areas of interest include hydrology, fluid mechanics, teamwork and project management. Robin has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Drexel Un ...

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Holly Monaghan

Holly Monaghan

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Areas of interest include coastal engineering. Holly has been teaching at Camosun since May 2020.  Prior to that she ran her own coastal engin ...

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Perry Peterson

Perry Peterson

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Areas of interest include surveying, AutoCAD, GIS, Civil3D, and municipal design. Perry joined Camosun in 2017. He previously taught civil engineer ...

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 Barb Wolfe

Barb Wolfe

Lab Tech, Civil Engineering Technology

Barb graduated from the Civil Engineering Technology program at Camosun in 2016. She loves the opportunity to interact with students and to be part of ...

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Adel Shoaib

Adel Shoaib

Instructor, Civil Engineering Technology

Adel received his PhD degree in structural engineering from the University of Alberta in 2012. He also holds a Master degree in structural engineering ...

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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

Camosun College Interurban
Technologies Centre
4461 Interurban Road
Victoria BC V9E 2C1

Location link

Interurban Campus

250-370-4512

civil@camosun.ca

 

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