Process Piping Design
Program Code: PPDS (Full-Time) Length of Program: One-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate Starts: Sep (Suspended)
Term 1 MEC-1033 Engineering Drawing MEC-1103 CAD I MEC-2203 CAD II MEC-3044 Process Piping Drafting I IMT-1422 Plant Equipment MEC-3203 Introduction to Piping Materials Term 2 MEC-5013 3D Plant Modeling I MEC-5023 3D Plant Modeling II MEC-3233 3D Plant Modeling III MEC-4104 Process Piping Drafting II MEC-4203 Pressure Vessel Drafting ENG-1173 Communications for Technology

As the only one of its kind in an Ontario college, this program is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills and practical knowledge to be successful in a variety of industries that require process draftspersons.

The Process Piping Design Ontario College Graduate Certificate program is designed to equip students with the specialized and highly practical skills involving the fundamentals of piping system components, specifications, regulations, 2D and 3D drawings, and applications. This innovative curriculum will delve into the engineering of complex process facilities, including plant layout planning, piping and equipment, design and software skills, and related standards.

Students will understand the responsibilities of an entry-level piping designer and the specific roles that are carried out during 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.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Technician or Technology diploma, Bachelor of Science degree, or degree in a related discipline
Certificate of Qualification in a related skilled trade
A combination of industrial experience and post-secondary education (as determined by the College)

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates pursue a wide variety of jobs with the clear focus being on process piping design. They are in high demand and 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.

Tuition Fees
Breakdown of fees for Year 1
Year 1
Ancillary Fee$715.12
Student Government Fee$290.66
Health/Dental Plan$207.87

Please Note: These fees apply to the 2019-2020 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

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