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Program availability may be limited for international applicants. Contact your student advisor for more information.

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You may apply for advanced credit once you have been accepted into the program. Advanced Credit can be Transfer Credit (for completed post-secondary courses) or PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition).

Transfer Credit

In addition to the common guidelines outlined on the Transfer and Credit Options section and on the Transfer Credit Request Form (PDF), your program has other advanced credit requirements that are applied to each request including:

  • You must have completed the course or program no more than 7 year(s) ago unless a formalized articulation agreement is in place
  • You must have a minimum mark of C in the course(s) or program

Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition (PLAR)

Students in the program can challenge courses in the program. If you have successful work experience in the Applied Financial Services field, and you can provide evidence of your skills and knowledge to meet learning outcomes for courses within the program, you may be able to challenge courses through PLAR.

For all course challenges, you must first apply to the program, be accepted and have paid your non-refundable tuition deposit. You can only receive credit for up to 50% of any NAIT credit program.

To learn more and to begin the process, read through the following

Students in the Construction Engineering Technology program can challenge courses in the program. If you have successful work experience in the Construction Engineering Technology field, and you can provide evidence of your skills and knowledge to meet learning outcomes for courses within the Construction Engineering Technology program, you may be able to challenge courses through PLAR.

For all course challenges, you must first apply to the Construction Engineering Technology program, be accepted and have paid your non-refundable tuition deposit. You can only receive credit for up to 50% of any NAIT credit program.

To learn more and to begin this process, please e-mail con@nait.ca

Use this checklist to keep track of all the steps you need to take.

Contact the program for additional information about Advanced Credit.

Build your future

NAIT's Construction Engineering Technology program will provide you with a broad knowledge of the management, estimating and technical aspects of construction, with a primary focus on commercial and residential buildings and related support industries.

You'll develop your drawing interpretation, detail sketching and site surveying skills. You'll also be shown the ins and outs of project planning, contract administration and sub-trade coordination so you can advance your career into site leadership and project management.

The Construction Engineering Technology program works with a program advisory committee made up of industry experts who ensure the program provides students with the knowledge and skills currently required by employers. The program is also accredited by the Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certification program and by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.

Salaries reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and are not a guarantee of future alumni income.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

In this program, you'll develop a broad knowledge of management, estimating and the technical aspects of construction, with a prime focus on commercial and residential business and related support industries.

The comprehensive curriculum includes:

  • Building science
  • Construction management
  • Cost estimating and control
  • Project planning and scheduling
  • Structures
  • Contract law
  • Building design and regulations
  • Construction equipment and safety
  • Reports and presentations
  • Supervisory practices

Enter the workforce with confidence

The need continues to grow for qualified construction engineering technologists who have a solid understanding of all facets of construction, with emphasis on management and estimating.

Grads are in demand to fill a wide range of positions with construction firms, government agencies, property developers, construction firms, government agencies, property developers, consulting firms, and manufacturers and suppliers of construction materials and products.

The Construction Engineering Technology diploma program will prepare graduates to fill such roles as:

  • Project manager
  • Project coordinator
  • Project planner/scheduler
  • Site superintendent
  • Contract administrator
  • Safety officer
  • Estimator
  • Quality control officer

Become a trusted professional

Graduates of this program earn a diploma in Construction Engineering Technology. 

While enrolled in the program, you'll be eligible for student membership in professional associations. After graduation and required work experience, you may also be eligible for professional accreditation. 

You may also continue your studies after graduation by pursuing a Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management (BTech-CM). Diploma grads can earn a BTech-CM degree with just two more years of study. Full-time and part-time study options are available. 

Learn more about NAIT's BTech-CM program

Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management

Take your career to the next level and earn this new post-diploma degree part time.

Become a certified engineering technologist

Students of this program are eligible for student membership in the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).

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Term 1

CSTN1111Engineering Mechanics I
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Co-requisite: MATH1120.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces the fundamental concepts that serve as the foundation to structural design. Topics include equilibrium and vector analysis to compute the forces and moments on structures, structural components, and supports; calculation of forces in truss members; and introduction to and calculation of the cross-sectional properties of structural members.

CSTN1131Small Buildings
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces building assemblies (from foundations to walls to roofs) and associated links providing an understanding of our built environment. Topics include terminology of building assemblies, Alberta Building Code, foundations, walls, roofs, stairs, and various construction types. Topics will be presented with an emphasis on small buildings. Individual drawing exercise and theory will be used to instruct, guide, and assess the progression of the class.

CSTN1132Building Products and Materials
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces and examines the materials, products, building systems, structural components, building elements, and internal finishing components that are used the the construction of buildings. Topics include the building construction industry, interpretation of construction documents, and identification of building materials.

CSTN1141Drawing Interpretation
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces construction documents (including drawings and specifications) and how to interpret them. Topics include scaling, surveying, conventional drawing practices, print reading, calculation of areas and volumes, communication between construction community stakeholders, and the roles of industry participants.

ENGL1238Effective Communications
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Biomedical Engineering Technology, Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-op, or Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course provides students with the fundamentals of effective communications skills. The course concentrates on skills in writing, researching and analyzing information, public speaking, and critical thinking, all within the context of technical and business communications in the workplace.

MATH1120Technical Mathematics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Co-requisite: CSTN1111.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces the fundamental concepts that serve as the foundation to basic mathematical problem solving using algebra and geometry. Topics include manipulation of equations for geometric and trigonometric problems, systems of linear equations, and an introduction to differential calculus.

Term 2

CSTN1210Engineering Mechanics II
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CSTN1111.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course builds upon the fundamental concepts that serve as the foundation to structural design. Topics include the application of the Alberta Building Code to calculate loads on structures; load tracing/load takedowns of structures; calculation of simple stresses and strains; internal forces in beams, and shear and bending moment diagrams; flexural and shear stresses; deflections of beams; and column theory.

CSTN1245Building Science
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Pre-Requisites: CSTN1131, CSTN1132.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces and examines the concepts behind the science of building envelopes and why they are a critical component of the building, along with the services required to make our building functional conditioned spaces. Topics include building envelope principles, sustainable building practices, building envelope assemblies, and mechanical and electrical systems.

CSTN1250Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces the concept of project planning within the construction industry to coordinate labour, equipment, and material resources within the time and cost constraints of construction projects. Topics include methods of defining, sequencing, and timing work tasks; assigning resources and costs; preparing graphs and reports for baseline plans, updates, progress reports, and completion forecasts. An introduction to earned value concepts for project control and lean construction techniques for project team collaboration will be included in this course as well.

CSTN1264Organizational Behaviour
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces and examines organizational behavior that links individuals, groups, and organizations. The effects of peoples' behaviors on an organization's performance will also be examined. Topics include motivation, leadership, interpersonal communication, organizational structure, attitudes and perceptions, change processes, and conflict. Theory and practical sessions involving group work and engagement will encompass the learning environment.

CSTN1270Estimating I: Quantity Survey
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CSTN1131, CSTN1132, CSTN1141 (or CSTN1140 AND CSTN1180)
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course introduces and examines the tools and techniques used in the commercial construction industry to determine quantities of materials for common construction activities. The context will be from the perspective of the General Contractor, and the formatting and reporting structures used in those workplaces. Activities will include quantification for budget scheduling purposes, scope confirmation, and self-performed work. Topics include the quantification of materials/items of work related but not limited to the following classifications: site work/site preparations, foundations, envelope, interior finishes, and building services.

MATH1204Construction Mathematics
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology. Prerequisite: MATH1120
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course builds upon the fundamental concepts that serve as the foundation to technical mathematics. This course presents differential and integral calculus, and statistics. Emphasis will be given to the practical use of analytic calculation and graphic methods to demonstrate the concepts and define and solve construction related problems in physics and quantity measurement.

Term 3

CSTN2315Wood and Steel Structures
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CSTN1210.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course examines the structural aspects of wood and steel framed buildings. Topics covered include elementary structural analysis, Limit States Design, selection of suitable structural members according to current Canadian Codes, and discussion of actual construction planning and execution methods commonly used.

CSTN2333Soil Mechanics and Foundations
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CSTN1210 and MATH1204.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course examines the fundamentals of soil mechanics and concrete foundations. Topics include properties of soil as an engineering material (subsurface stresses, shear strength, and consolidation of soil); interpretation of geotechnical reports; design of concrete mixtures; bearing capacities of shallow and deep foundations; and retaining structures and assessment of soil slope stability.

CSTN2353Construction Equipment Management
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CSTN1250.
  • Course Equivalencies: CSTN1271
  • Open Studies: Not Available

The use of hoisting (crane) and earthwork equipment is vital to the progress of construction projects. Knowledge of the equipment, and the work that it does, is integral to the planning, scheduling, and costing of such work. This course explores industry expectations surrounding selection of equipment, planning for equipment use, and the regulatory frameworks that are followed in this work. Topics include industry trends and emerging technologies, basic production calculations, and planning/management considerations.

CSTN2370Estimating II: Direct Costs
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CSTN1250, CSTN1270.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Estimating II will cover the preparation of detailed estimates of typical residential and commercial projects. This course will introduce the student to pricing direct labour and material costs of various elements. Students will then utilize skills from Estimating I to calculate project costs.

CSTN2380Construction Contract Documents
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Co-requisite: CSTN2395.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course provides students with the fundamentals of construction contracts, namely specifications and the various CCDC contracts used for a construction contract. Topics include the examination of statute and case law, and rights and responsibilities in relation to construction contracts; alternative dispute resolution; tendering requirements; contract execution; and construction delivery systems including pricing models.

CSTN2395Construction Project Management Fundamentals
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Co-requisite: CSTN2380.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course examines the process of construction from a management viewpoint working towards an understanding of the administrative processes of construction. Roles, professional responsibilities, and contract administration for the traditional delivery system of construction will be examined. Topics include bidding requirements, bid submittal, contract signing, submittals, samples and shop drawings, construction documentation and record keeping, changes and claims, progress payments, lien act, substantial and final completions, warranty period and project calculations.

Term 4

CSTN2415Concrete Structures and Formwork
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CSTN2333.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course examines the structural aspects of reinforced concrete buildings. Topics covered include elementary structural analysis, Limit States Design, sizing of suitable structural members according to current Canadian Codes, coordinating reinforcing steel drawings, selection of appropriate formwork systems, and planning and execution methods commonly used for concrete structures.

CSTN2421Emerging Trends and Technologies in Construction
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CSTN1141.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This is a course examining the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) within existing delivery system models. Software will be used to create, manipulate and extract information for a small building. This course will also examine other emerging trends and technologies in the Construction Industry.

CSTN2429Construction and Architectural Design
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CSTN1245, CSTN2315, and CSTN2333.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course reflects current design-build requirements of the typical contracting firm. Emphasis within this course will be to develop and write the owner's statement of requirements, create functional relationship diagrams, preliminary and final design of a small to medium size building based on the Alberta Building Code, the owner's statement of requirements, applicable land use, building typology and the urban fabric. Basic presentation techniques will also be examined. Applicable building envelope, structural, mechanical and electrical systems integration will also be incorporated. A technical report will be created as part of the design proposal. The Alberta Building Code will also be examined in a design build scenario.

CSTN2470Estimating III: Indirect and Conceptual Costs
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisite: CSTN2370.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is a continuation of Estimating I and Estimating II with a focus on preparing a complete estimate. This course studies indirect costs, estimate types, tender packages, and related issues involved in completing a tender submission.

CSTN2490Finance and Cost Control
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Prerequisites: CSTN2370.
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course is an introduction to financing and cost control of construction projects including residential and commercial real estate transactions and mortgages, funding of public projects, planning and management of cash flow during construction, holdbacks, change orders and construction claims. The process and application of cost control will be studied and practiced in detail including methods of progress measurement, earned value calculations and cost forecast reports used in industry.

OHSC2410Construction Safety
  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Construction Engineering Technology program.
  • Course Equivalencies: CSTN2351
  • Open Studies: Not Available

This course provides students with the ability to learn and apply various components of the Occupational Health and Safety Management System with a specific focus on construction related hazards, controls and legislated responsibilities. Emphasis is placed on the leadership team’s ability to relate health and safety to the success of a project.

Tuition

Cost Per Credit: $223
Tuition Cap: $2,167

Tuition for International Students

Cost Per Credit: $925
Tuition Cap: $8,993

Mandatory Fees

NAITSA: $129
U-Pass: $175
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70

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How much will first year cost?

Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)

Level 1 Term 1: $725
Level 1 Term 2: $325
Level 2 Term 1: $725
Level 2 Term 2: $325


Dates & Deadlines

We recommend submitting your program application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: Sep 03, 2019

Term Start Date: Sep 03, 2019

Program Availability Status:  

Domestic Applicants: WL
International Applicants: WL

Entrance Requirements

  • Grade 12 English (English 30-1 or 30-2)
  • Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30 or 80% in Math 30-2 or 80% in Applied Math 30
  • One of: Science 20 or Physics 20
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

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Waitlisting Program is full and qualified applicants are being placed on a waitlist. For information about waitlists, please visit the Waitlist FAQs.

If you’re on a non-competitive waitlist, you should consider NAIT’s Academic Upgrading program or NAIT Equivalency Tests to become a more competitive applicant.

There is no guarantee that waitlisted applicants will be offered a seat, however it is common for seats to become available until the start of class. As seats become available, they are filled from the waitlist.
Closed Program is no longer accepting applications.
N/A Not available for this term.


*Program availabilty is subject to change without notice.

Scholarships & Awards

The following scholarships and/or bursaries are available to you as a student in this program. To access your opportunities, visit the Student Portal.

Edmonton Construction Association - J.A. Norton Memorial Award - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to both second year and graduating students of the Construction Engineering Technology program. Award winners will be chosen jointly by students and instructors. Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, attitude, performance and adaptability.

Edmonton Construction Association Awards - CON - Spring $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to first year students of the Construction Engineering Technology program. Award winners will be chosen jointly by students and instructors. Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, attitude, performance and adaptability.

EllisDon Construction Inc. Scholarship - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Gas Processing Association Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to Petroleum and Industry Related programs of NAIT including: Chemical Technology, Chemical Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geological Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, and Petroleum Engineering Technology. Applicants must be enrolled in their 3rd semester of the program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Nicholas R. Hrudey Memorial Scholarship - Fall $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a second year student enrolled in Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, or Construction Engineering Technology.

NorQuest College - Dave Hoy Achievement Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a NorQuest College student entering the first year of a Business or Technical program as a full-time student, and who have completed their studies with NorQuest College within the last three years. Awarded on the basis of the highest mark in two combined subjects as follows: if applying to a Technical program the subjects are Math and Science: if applying to a Business program the subjects are Math and English.

Paul Kollassa Memorial Bursary $1,200.00
  • Award Amount: $1,200.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a first year student enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program. The award is based on first semester marks and will be awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and financial need.

The Alberta New Home Warranty Program Award $2,250.00
  • Award Amount: $2,250.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, and a two-page essay explaining why the Construction Engineering Program is beneficial to graduates working in the home building industry.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) - Clayton Milroy Memorial Scholarship $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA)- an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing (top 10%), and students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Students must be a member of ASET.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) - Dr. Karel Puffer Scholarship $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA) an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information, or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing (top 10%) and students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Students must be a member of ASET.

The Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation of Alberta (ETSFA) Bursary $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 3

Criteria:
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is proud to promote technical education throughout Alberta and through the Engineering Technology Scholarship Foundation (ETSFA) an organization founded by ASET past presidents. Available to first or second year students enrolled in an Engineering, Information or Applied Science Technology program leading to certification with ASET. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, financial need, and to students who demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities. Applicants must be a member of ASET.

The Ledcor Group Innovation Scholarship I - Fall $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
Available to second year students in the Construction Engineering Technology programs at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the first year of study, and demonstration of strong leadership aptitude evaluated through program participation, professionalism, initiative, leadership, maturity and judgement.

The National Home Warranty Ken Stuparyk Entrance Award $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students entering the Construction Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to enter the program and financial need. Please provide a short essay describing and giving examples of your ability to communicate effectively with fellow students, instructors, or individuals within your community.

TransCanada - Aboriginal Entrance Awards Program $2,200.00
  • Award Amount: $2,200.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a student of Aboriginal ancestry who is entering into any full-time program at NAIT related to the oil & gas/power industry. Awarded on the basis of community of origin, community involvement, academic achievement in high school, evidence of planning a career path, as well as financial need.

Trevor Korol Memorial Award $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 8

Criteria:
Available to full-time students entering the Construction Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of good academic standing in the final year of high school or upgrading courses. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, community involvement and unique life experiences through an essay submission. The essay must detail the student's experience in overcoming challenging circumstances and demonstrate their unique life experience.

A. Golbeck Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students in the second semester of Architectural Technology, Building Environmental Systems Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Interior Design Technology, Geological Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, Occupational Health & Safety, Water & Wastewater Technician, Chemical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Engineering Design and Drafting Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology or Petroleum Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, determination to succeed and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to single parents.

Construction Specifications Canada – Edmonton Chapter Bursary in Memory of Stephanie Wertz $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students enrolled in the final semester of the Architectural Technology, Building Environment Systems Technology, Construction Engineering Technology or Interior Design Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement, demonstrated financial need and an essay outlining the student’s career and professional development aspirations.

Fillmore Construction Leadership Award I $3,000.00
  • Award Amount: $3,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Fillmore Construction is a family owned general contractor based our of Edmonton. They rely heavily on key values: People,Passion, Integrity and Innovation, these values guide all of their actions including the development of this Scholarship. Fillmore Construction has developed a long lasting and valuable relationship with NAIT staff and alumni. Fillmore Construction employs numerous project managers and project coordinators who have graduated from the NAIT CET program. They believe strongly that through providing educational support to students it will help facilitate success in students, success in our local economy and the sustainability in the construction industry. Available to students entering the first year of the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in High School or upgrading courses, exemplifying leadership skills, and contributions to the community. The selected recipient may receive an additional $3,000 upon successfully entering year two of the program. The student must maintain an average of 75% to receive the scholarship in the second year of the program.

Lafarge - James Ayres Memorial Award $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
James Ayres began life well-travelled, as his family moved first from an army base in Germany, to Scotland, Channel Islands, Montreal, and small towns in Ontario. James developed his own sense of the value of a good education, and strived hard to enter University. James would think of his university years as his most successful, having been challenged to think creatively, work as a team, give back to the community, and broaden his social activities. James parted university with two degrees and an internship, and moved west for new adventures. As an instructor he challenged his students regularly but always brought humour and personal experience into the classroom. Sadly, James left us in March 2011. He was a special man, with amazing gifts of friendship and caring, always cheerful and communicative, and to the last, thinking of new ways to do old things. Available to second year students in the Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, and Engineering Design and Drafting Technology programs at NAIT. Awarded to a student in good standing whose personality, experience and skills support the characteristics engendered by James, including: leadership, passion, community involvement, perseverance, creativity, and humour. Applicants must include an essay, no more than two pages, outlining how they demonstrate the characteristics engendered by James. Applicants are also asked to outline their favourite course within the program, as well as their experience at National Precast Day.

Park Derochie Inc. Construction Bursary $1,500.00
  • Award Amount: $1,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first or second level students enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Applicants must also have achieved a satisfactory academic standing in the previous semester.

PCL Century of Construction Excellence Awards - CON $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 2

Criteria:
PCL Constructors Inc. has been supporting NAIT students with scholarships for over 20 years, and has employed thousands of NAIT students and graduates. PCL has established this award to recognize students for their academic dedication and leadership achievements. Available to a student enrolled in the first year of the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of top academic achievement in the first semester of the program. Students must also submit a short paragraph outlining their interest/passion for the program and career, and demonstrate strong leadership and professionalism skills through involvement in the community or at NAIT.

Scott Builders Inc. Bursary - Construction Engineering Technology $250.00
  • Award Amount: $250.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a first or second year student enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

The Casman Group Construction Engineering Technology Scholarship – Year 1 Spring $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first year students enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and demonstrated communication skills, work ethic with peers and engagement in the program. The selection is based on a rubric created by the program.

The Casman Group - Best Team Tender Close Project - Spring $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to second year students enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in CSTN2470, Estimating III: Indirect and Conceptual Costs. The value of the scholarship is to be split evenly between team members.

Thermal Systems Building Inspired Visions Scholarship – Construction Engineering Technology $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a first level student enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of a minimum academic achievement of 80% in the first semester and a two page written submission on their perspective of how the core values of Thermal Systems KWC Ltd. (Safety, Integrity, Quality, Advancement and Performance) fit the construction industry.

Donald Stanley Scholarship - CIV/CON Winter $500.00
  • Award Amount: $500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a student completing their first semester in Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Engineering Technology program. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement in their first semester.

Monteith Building Group Ltd. Bursary $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first year students enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the first semester of the program and demonstrated financial need.

Women in Technology & Trades Engineering Bursary $2,625.00
  • Award Amount: $2,625.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to female students at NAIT who are enrolled in the second year of the following programs: Alternative Energy Technology, Architectural Technology, Bachelor of Technology, Biological Sciences Technology, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Design & Drafting Technology, Geological Technology, Geomatics Engineering Technology, Instrumentation Engineering Technology, Landscape Architectural Technology, Materials Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nanotechnology Systems, Petroleum Engineering Technology, Power Engineering 4th Class, Power Engineering Technology, Water and Wastewater Technician. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have achieved a satisfactory academic standing in the previous year.

BOMA Edmonton Construction Engineering Technology Scholarship $1,250.00
  • Award Amount: $1,250.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students enrolled in their final year of the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of high academic achievement in the previous semester and demonstrated leadership skills.

Bob and Wendy Hiew Bursary $2,000.00
  • Award Amount: $2,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Bob and Wendy Hiew are both NAIT graduates from the Electrical Engineering and Accounting programs. Bob and Wendy have established this bursary in order to support students who are experiencing financial difficulties so they can devote their time to their studies in order to embark on a good career. Available to a second year student enrolled in any full time credit program in either the JR Shaw School of Business, or the School of Applied Sciences and Technology at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and a minimum academic achievement of 75% in the first year of their program at NAIT.

ECA Terry Fulcher Scholarship - Construction - Spring $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a first year student enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of a minimum A-grade in CSTN1111 and CSTN1210. Applicants must demonstrate leadership, professionalism and ethical behaviour inside and outside of the classroom, and be involved in community and or student activities or clubs.

ECA Terry Fulcher Scholarship - Construction - Winter $2,500.00
  • Award Amount: $2,500.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a second year student enrolled in the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of a minimum A- grade in CSTN2392 and CSTN2395. Applicants must demonstrate leadership, professionalism and ethical behaviour inside and outside of the classroom, and be involved in community and or student activities or clubs.

The Motion Canada be a partner Award $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to first and second year female students enrolled in any engineering technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement in the previous semester of the program and demonstrated financial need.

PCL Young Woman of Vision Scholarship $1,000.00
  • Award Amount: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to a female student in the 1st or 2nd year of the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Award is based on academic achievement as well as demonstrated passion for giving back to make their industry and/or community a better place. Applicants demonstrate having a vision to make a difference.

Rick & Elaine Rymek Construction Engineering Technology Entrance Bursary $5,000.00
  • Award Amount: $5,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Criteria:
Available to students entering the Construction Engineering Technology program at NAIT. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and a minimum academic achievement of 75% upon acceptance to the program. The bursary will be awarded on two payments, $5,000 upon entrance and $5,000 upon completion of year one and enrollment in year two of the Construction Engineering Technology program.

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