Jobs in civil engineering, architectural technology and construction can be highly technical, highly paid and highly respected. You can build things and those skills are in great demand!

Learn by doing

Fanshawe College programs are geared to learning by doing. You gain confidence by working with professors experienced in the industry who know what it takes to succeed.

Co-op experience

By competitively obtaining co-op employment, you learn job-seeking skills. Through work experience, you increase technical knowledge, skills and understanding and gain self-confidence. Many students are offered full-time positions with their co-op employers after graduation.

Apprenticeship training

Fanshawe offers the in-school component for construction skilled trades programs: Cabinet Maker, General Carpenter, Industrial Woodworker and Plumber. While on the job working for an employer willing to train you, you will be supervised by a qualified tradesperson. In the classroom, you will study theory and learn to apply your skills to practical assignments.

Want a tour?

If you want a personal tour of our world class facilities, or if you have questions, please contact us by phone or email.


Wishing you all the best in finding a truly gratifying and rewarding career.


Steve Crema
Associate Dean, Donald J. Smith School of Building Technology