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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).
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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.
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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).
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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:
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, 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:
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.
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Take your career to the next level and earn this new post-diploma degree part time.
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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Gain practical knowledge and industry-relevant skills that can help you advance your career in construction.
The Construction Engineering Technology program offers a 2-year and 3-year pathway to complete the diploma. Below is the course outline for the standard 2-year pathway. Download this PDF to see the course outline and learn more about the 3-year pathway.
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