EEC.36 Civil Engineering Technology - Design and Testing ACS [Fast Track]


2 Years | 4 Semesters (Including internship or professional integration project)

Salary range

$36,000 - $72,000 per annum

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom

Language of Instruction

English & French


There is a high demand in global as well as Canadian Civil Engineering job market for skilled employees who have multiple skill sets in the areas of drafting, design and material testing. Matrix College’s AEC in Civil Engineering Technology – Design and Material Testing is aligned to meet this market requirement and prepare Civil Engineering technicians who are able to design pieces of building structures, supervise sites and test construction materials thereby becoming usefull assistants to Civil Engineers, Project Managers and Architects. This program makes you job ready for positions in Civil Engineering firms, Construction Materials Suppliers, Construction and Project Management companies. Students, if they meet the conditions for graduation, are awarded an "Attestation of College Studies"

Key Courses

Testing of Materials

  • Introduction to the Profession
  • Aggregates
  • Bituminous Mix
  • Concrete
  • Soils
  • Inspection of Construction Works

Design and Drafting

  • Statics and Resistance of Materials
  • Structural Reactions
  • Analysis of C. E. Projects
  • Drafting with Specialized Software I
  • Drafting with Specialized Software II

Skills gained after completing this program:

  • Use surveying tools to map measurements
  • Verify that measurements match with the construction plans
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety standards on a construction site and within a lab
  • Perform various tests on construction materials on site and in a lab environment
  • Fabricate concrete and bituminous mixtures
  • Inspect construction work
  • Appraise soil characteristics and readiness
  • Draft plans using specialized CAD application
  • Design structural pieces made of various materials and of various quality standards
  • Write project specification and oversee construction work
  • Be sensitive to the environmental impact of construction projects.

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Possible Career Opportunities

  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Structure Design Technician
  • Residential, Commercial and Industrial Drafter
  • Construction Technician
  • Road and Highway Technician
  • Construction Materials Technician
  • Construction Site and Building Inspector
  • Soil Technologist 
  • Construction Specification Writer
  • Construction Site Supervisor


  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old
  • Bachelor’s Degree, diploma in civil engineering or architecture with minimum 13 years of formal education
  • Fluency in English with an overall band score of 6.0 band and above with nothing less than 6.0 band in any individual module| 6.5 band nothing less than 5.5 band in any one individual module
  • Completion of Pathway program from a recognized partner


Why Study Here?

  • Experienced teachers
  • Small class sizes
  • Internships offered by the College
  • Hands-on training
  • Job placement services
  • Flexible payment plans
  • Latest technology used in the classrooms
  • Fun campus life

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