This unique dual program allows students to obtain two Ontario College Graduate Certificates over a period of two academic years (four terms) in Process Piping Design and Enterprise Project Management.
This dual program is designed to produce graduates who have the necessary design and project management skills coupled with practical knowledge of a diverse number of process plants.
The first year of the program is the Process Piping Design Ontario College Graduate Certificate program that takes place at Lambton College in Sarnia. This 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.
The second year of the program takes place at Lambton in Toronto where students will gain skills in project management and business leadership. The program includes all nine project management knowledge areas based on the PMI® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013 - including: project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement management and all five process groups - initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling and closing to a wide range of projects.
The fees to join the PMI® are not included in your tuition and joining is an optional recommendation.
PMI®, PMBOK® Guide is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
The second year of this dual program at Lambton in Toronto is taught in a hybrid format using the Student-Centered Hybrid Learning Approach. This program requires students to purchase a mandatory eBook. This fee will be applied to your student account in the second year.
The first year of this dual program takes place at Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario and the second year of this dual program takes place at Lambton in Toronto. Students are responsible for the entire cost of relocating from Sarnia to Toronto between the first and second year.
The second year of this Lambton College program is licensed to and delivered by Cestar College (PDF), a licensed private career college in Toronto, Ontario. Students that are registered at Lambton in Toronto are students of a public college and as such, will receive full credit from Lambton College for all Lambton College courses completed at the Cestar College campus in Toronto. Students who meet program graduation requirements will graduate with a credential from Lambton College.
To gain admission into the program, applicants must have:
A college-level technician or technology diploma, bachelor of science degree, or degree in a related discipline.
To progress into the second year of the programs, students must:
The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.
- Successfully graduate by completing and passing all first-year courses of the Process Piping Design program
- Have a minimum 2.0 GPA in the first-year of the Process Piping Design program
English Language Requirements
IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.0
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IELTS of 5.5 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first semester of study.
Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test
Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
Successful graduates of this program will be able to apply for a wide variety of jobs with the clear focus being on project management in the process piping design field. 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.
For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.