Structural Engineering Society of British Columbia


Current Term Course Offerings

September 2014 Term

The September 2014 Term is currently in session and will conclude on December 4.

Courses presented:
• C1 Analytical Methods in Structural Engineering
• E5-1 Seismic Design of Concrete Structures
• E7 Seismic Strengthening of Existing Structures

January 2015 Term

The January 2015 Term will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays between January 13 and April 9.

Courses will be held in the Alma Van Dusen Room at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver. All courses will also be available via live webcast.

C4-2 Advanced Concepts in Earthquake Engineering and Seismicity

Tuesdays, January 13 to April 7, 4:00-6:00pm
Mid-term break: February 24
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C8 Geotechnical Aspects of Foundation Design

Thursdays, January 15 to April 9, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Mid-term break: February 26
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C12 Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete I

Thursdays, January 15 to April 9, 6:30-8:30pm
Mid-term break: February 26
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E15 Applications of Dynamic Analysis for Seismic Design of Structures

Tuesdays, January 13 to March 24 6:15-8:45pm
Mid-term break: February 24 (only 10 lectures)
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Applicants can register online (payment by credit card or PayPal) or by mailing in an application with cheque payment.

Course Fees

Course fees (per course):
• Classroom attendance: $650* + GST
• Live interactive webcast: $900* + GST
• Note* Courses C4-2 and E15 have an extra $25 charge for a Mathcad licence

Discounts (per course):
• $25 discount for SEABC members
• $50 "Early Bird" discount

Registration deadlines:
• The early bird cut-off date is Friday, December 19
• Registrations close on the day of the first lecture, Tuesday, January 13
• Cancellations will be accepted until Monday, January 26(see below)

Acceptance and Refunds

Submitting an application does not guarantee admission into the program. As each course is limited to a maximum of 35, there is a possibility that enrolment may reach its capacity before the registration closing date.

Applicants may withdraw from a course at any time prior to the cancellation date, and be refunded the full registration fees less a $75 administration charge per course. Refunds will not be issued for withdrawals after that date.

Enrolment Category

Students have the option to take a course for credit or audit:
• In taking a course for credit, all assignments must be completed and the final exam written resulting in a final grade of at least 68%. The student will receive a certificate for the course.
• For those who choose to audit a course, attendance at all classes is required, either in the classroom or via the web cast.  Completion of assignments and writing of exams is not required. The student will receive a letter stating that he/she has audited the course. 

More Information

For more information on each course, including course coordinator, instructors, contact info, communications and submission of assignments, class schedule and venue, please use the "view more information" links above and then download the Course Outline.

If you still have questions, please contact Shannon Remillong (Certificate Program Administrative Assistant) at or +1-85558-SEABC (+1-855-587-3222).

Student Code of Conduct

Download the student Code of Conduct.


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Applicants can register online (payment by credit card or PayPal) or by mailing in an application with cheque payment.