Current Term

The April  2020 Term will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays between April 7 and July 2, 2020

Course delivery:

  • Courses will be held in Room C485, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver.
  • All courses will also be available via live webcast.
  • Courses are once a week for 2 hours at either 4:00-6:00pm or 6:30-8:30pm.
  • Courses are 13 consecutive weeks.    

April 2020 Term Courses     

  • E7 Seismic Strengthening of Existing Structures 
    Instructor: John Sherstobitoff
  • Tuesdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm           
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  • C12 Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete 
    Instructor: John Pao 
  • Tuesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm    
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  • C13 Structural Steel Design for Buildings
    Instructor: Andy Metten
  • Thursdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm 
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  • E13 Computer Software Applications in Structural Engineering
    Instructor: Armin Bebam Zadeh   
  • Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm    
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Course Fees

  • Classroom: $650 + GST. 
  • Live webcast $850 + GST.


  • SEABC members: $50 per course reduction in tuition.
  • “Early Bird” registration: $50 per course reduction in tuition for online registrations received and mail-in registration postmarked on or by Friday, March 13th,  2020.


Register on the Certificate Program website (powered by Class-Bit). You can pay by credit card (PayPal) or cheque:  


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Important Dates

  • Early bird deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020.
  • Registration close: Monday, April 6, 2020.
  • First lecture: Tuesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 9, 2020.
  • Last Lecture: Tuesday, June 30 and Thursday, July 2, 2020.
  • Withdrawal Deadline: April 20, 2020. 

Student Code of Conduct

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January 2020 Term Courses     

  • C5 Topics in Practical Structural Design 
    Instructor: Freddy Pina
  • Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm           
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  • C11 Light Timber Design for Residential/Commercial Buildings 
    Instructor: Robert Jirava 
  • Tuesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm    
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  • C50 Highway Bridge Design Loadings & Load Rating
    Instructor: Darrel Gagnon 
  • Thursdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm 
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  • E22 Introduction to Heavy Timber
    Instructor: Joel Hampson   
  • Tuesdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm    
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Please address questions on courses and registration to the Shannon Remillong (Certificate Program Executive Assistant) at courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

Course Notes

Members that are enrolled for the current term can access course notes on the Open the Certificate Program website  (powered by Class-Bit).