EEC.36 Civil Engineering Technology - Design and Testing ACS


1 Year | 2 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 on the job market for skilled professionals in the areas of drafting, design and material testing. Matrix College’s AEC in Civil Engineering Technology-Design and 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 useful assistants to Civil Engineers, Project Managers and Architects.

Key Courses

Testing of Materials

  • Introduction to the Profession
  • Aggregates
  • Bituminous Mix
  • Concrete
  • Analysys of 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
  • Inspection of 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 – Civil Engineering
  • Construction Specification Writer
  • Construction Site Supervisor 


  • Quebec post-secondary Diploma or equivalent and computer literacy

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