• Duration

    2 Years (18 Months) | 4 Semesters (with Internship)
  • Delivery

    Instructor Led classroom
  • Pricing

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  • Language of Instruction


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

Target Audience:

  • 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

Skills Gained in various programs:

  • 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.


  • Quebec post-secondary Diploma or equivalent and computer literacy

Salary Range: $36,000 - $72,000 per annum

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