Applied Process Piping Design


Program Information

The Applied Process Piping Design, Ontario Graduate Certificate program is designed to equip students with the specialized and highly practical skills involving the fundamentals of piping system components, specifications, regulations, and applications. This innovative curriculum will delve into the engineering of complex process facilities, including plant layout planning, piping equipment, design, and related standards.

Students will assess the responsibilities of a piping designer, and determine specific roles that are carried out in an entire piping design project. Additionally, students will have an opportunity to integrate piping design principles and industry codes that will align with engineering practices through hands-on labs.

Successful graduates will be in high demand and may find employment as a member of an engineering team in various sectors including environmental, mineral mining, and process and power facilities. Typical roles for graduates include Process Piping Designer, Piping Design Field Checker, Scheduler, Planner and Estimator.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or Degree in Engineering, Technology, or equivalent.

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.


English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT 79
  • Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test 

Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may be employed by research and development and quality control laboratories, consulting engineering companies, in chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and a variety of other manufacturing and processing industries, and by utilities, health, education, and government establishments. Career positions may include, but are not limited to:
  • Piping engineer
  • Process piping designer
  • Piping design field checker
  • Mechanical designer

For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

905-890-7833 x 222
Sarnia/Main Campus

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