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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Introduction to Autodesk Civil 3D software. Students will create and manage drawings; edit & create styles and settings; create, import, analyze, manipulate points; import and edit electronic data collection files; create point groups; create description keys; draw lines and curves; label points, lines and curves; subdivide land; create, edit and analyze terrain models; generate volumes between terrain models; create horizontal alignments; create existing and design profiles; create and use assemblies for corridor design. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.


  • Students should have experience using computer aided design (CAD) software with the knowledge and skills necessary for creating a basic 2D working drawing using AutoCAD prior to taking SURV 2205.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create and manage Civil 3D drawings and projects.
  • Create and manage Civil 3D object styles and object label styles.
  • Import and export point files.
  • Create, manage, edit and label points.
  • Create description keys to extract and label point attribute data.
  • Recognize similar point attributes points and create point groups.
  • Create, modify and analyze surfaces.
  • Create volume surfaces.
  • Determine the volume between two surfaces.
  • Subdivide parcels using a variety of methods.
  • Create horizontal and vertical alignments.
  • Create road design assemblies (templates).
  • Create corridors and corridor surface models.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

Civil 3D: Introduction (SURV 2205) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

School of Energy

  1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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