About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years

Program Highlights

The program has been designed to provide students with skills and knowledge in: computer aided drafting, computer applications, surveying, laboratory testing (soil, concrete and asphalt), construction estimating, basic structural design in steel, reinforced concrete, design of water distribution and sewage collection systems, geotechnical analysis and foundation design, road and highway design, construction inspection, project management, writing technical reports and correspondence.

  • Graduates may enter the workforce directly or progress into the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Annual year-end awards ceremony honouring top student performance in the program.

Career Opportunities

  • Engineering assistants in road and highway construction
  • Draftsperson, detailer, and assistant designers
  • Technicians in concrete, asphalt and soil testing laboratories
  • Municipal engineering assistants
  • Construction inspectors for engineering projects
  • Building inspectors
  • Site investigation and monitoring field crews
  • Construction field survey crews
  • Technical representative


Canadian Technology Accreditation Board LogoThis program is nationally accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) (View the architecture of the CTAB Accreditation).

Professional Organizations

Graduates also qualify to become associate members of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Ontario Building Code Exam

Upon completion of the program, graduates qualify to write the Ontario Building Code exam (house component).

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0760 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2017Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.