The Construction Engineering Technology program will develop the technical knowledge and skills required to oversee and manage the construction of residential, industrial, commercial and institutional projects - from the conceptual planning phase through to project completion and contract closeout. Students within the advanced diploma will learn how to estimate labour, material and costs, write and understand contacts, establish a project’s budget, develop a site logistic plan, schedule and manage construction projects, and perform on-site field engineering, field inspections, and utilize the latest onsite technology. You'll also learn the soft skills required to be an effective, respected leader - both in the office and on-site. Graduates will be well-positioned to obtain several professional designations with multiple governing bodies in the construction industry such as Certified Engineering Technologist, Gold Seal Certified, and Professional Quantity Surveyor.
The program provides the technical knowledge and skills required to manage the construction of industrial, commercial, and institutional buildings from the planning stage through to completion. Studies include construction materials and methods, construction equipment, surveying, project management, scheduling, estimating, building economics, and construction contracts. Twelve months of co-operative work experience is an integral part of the program.Professional designations from your diploma in construction engineeringIn addition to the incredible knowledge and experience you will gain over three years at Fanshawe, you will also be well-positioned following graduation to obtain several professional designations with multiple governing bodies in the construction industry. Once you have completed the necessary years of work experience in the industry, your education will provide you credit against your applications for the following designations:Professional Designation
Certified Engineering Technologist
Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
Gold Seal Certified
Canadian Construction Association (CCA)
Professional Quantity Surveyor
Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS)