As the only one of its kind at an Ontario college, this program is designed to produce graduates who have the necessary design skills coupled with practical knowledge of a diverse number of process plants.

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 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.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Technician or Technology diploma, Bachelor of Science degree, or degree in a related discipline.
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Certificate of Qualification in a related skilled trade
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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.