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Civil Technician - Certificate

Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential eligible  FQFA

As Saskatchewan and Western Canada continue to grow, so does the need for a strong infrastructure. There is an increasing demand for people to conduct materials, soil and asphalt testing and to build and maintain the roadways, transportation systems, municipal services and other facilities that we use every day.

Civil technicians provide technical support and services to engineers, technologists, contractors and consultants. Potential employers include mines, engineering firms, construction companies, public works, transportation and other areas of industry.

Areas of study include:

  • Surveying
  • AutoCAD
  • Engineering Geology
  • Civil Design
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Safety
  • Soil Analysis
  • Concrete Technology
  • Asphalt Construction
  • Communications

Spread over two academic semesters you will learn about drafting, surveying, soil analysis, terrain evaluation, concrete and asphalt characteristics and testing procedures and more, to prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Your studies will be capped off with a one-month intensive lab semester honing your practical skills in the areas of concrete, asphalt and soils.  The emphasis on hands-on learning means you will be spending your time in labs and in the field doing: Concrete mixing, testing and evaluating concrete test results. Asphalt inspection and evaluation for proper mixes for highways, streets and parking lot aggregate design according to American (ASTM) and Canadian (CSA) standards. Soil analysis of its physical properties, mechanics and engineering applications.

Location: Air Ronge Mine School

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Entrance Requirements: Grade 12 with minimum 60% in Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 or minimum 60% in Foundations 20 or minimum 60% in pre- calculus 20.

Location:  Air Ronge Mine School
Start/End dates: September 4, 2018 – June 7, 2019
Number of weeks: 36
Student Capacity: 12
Tuition: $4,290.00
Books: $1,560.00

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