Current Term

The January 2024 Term will run Tuesdays – Thursdays between January 9 and April 4, 2024. 

January 2024 TERM COURSE DELIVERY:       

  • All courses will be offered simultaneously In-Person and/or Live Webcast. Please note: from time to time delivery format can change upon the discretion of the planning committee. 
  • In-Person location: UBC Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7 
  • Four courses will be offered this term:  each course is once a week for 2 hours in the evening.
  • Course start and end times are varied, please see course details below.
  • Courses are 13 consecutive weeks (12 – 2 hour lectures + 1 class for final exam/project); some courses will include a mid-term break.    

January 2024 Term Courses                                                                                                                    

  • E11 National Building Code Part 4: Structural Design (In-Person & Webcast format) 
    Course Coordinator: John Pao                                                                                                                                                            Course date/time:  Tuesdays, January 9 – April 2, 2024 (4:00 – 6:00pm PST)      
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  • E22 Introduction to Heavy Timber Design  (In-Person & Webcast format)                                                                    Course Coordinator:  Jackson Pelling                                                                                                                                                  Course date/time:  Tuesdays, January 9 – April 2, 2024 (6:30 – 8:30pm PST)   
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  • E25 Structural Health Monitoring (Webcast format only)                                                                                             Course Coordinator:  Yavuz Kaya                                                                                                                                                              Course date/time:  Thursdays, January 11 – April 4, 2024 (4:00 – 6:00pm PST)   
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  • E10 Structural Analysis Fundamentals: A Refresher (Webcast format only)
    Course Coordinator: Bishnu Pandey                                                                                                                                                            Course date/time: Wednesdays, January 10 – April 3, 2024 (5:30 – 7:30pm PST) 
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Individual Course Fees

      • Classroom: $500 + GST
      • Live Webcast: $700 + GST 

Course Registration is intended for individuals only and is not intended to be shared with anyone else other than the registrant.  If any student wishes to share any of the lectures with anyone else, please seek permission from the Program Administrator, Shannon Remillong at courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)  Special permission to share lectures may be evaluated and possibly granted depending on the circumstances presented to the Administrator.

For inquires about course registration fee subsidy: please contact Program Administrator, Shannon Remillong, at courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)   

Program Details:

The Certificates in Structural Engineering Program offers individual courses on a wide range of structural engineering topics.  An option for many practicing structural engineers is to complete 12 courses (minimum of 6 Core courses + 6 Core and/or Elective courses) over the duration of their career to attain a program completion certificate. Completing 12 courses is not mandatory, courses can be taken a la carte. There is no deadline to complete 12 courses for the program completion certificate.   

In addition to promoting the Certificates in Structural Engineering courses, we also welcome auditing of courses:

      • Credit: Take a course with the goal of obtaining a final grade of 68% of higher, a Certificate in Structural Engineering will be provided.
      • Audit: Take a course to expand your knowledge, without an evaluation of assignments or exams. Letter of audit will be provided. 


      • 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, December 15, 2023.


Register on the Certificate Program website (powered by Class-Bit).  Pay by credit card (PayPal) or Cheque.  

REGISTRATION OPENS:  Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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Important Dates

      • Registration open: Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
      • Early-bird deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023.
      • Registration will remain open until Tuesday, January 9, 2024.
      • First lecture: week of January 9, 2024.
      • Last lecture: week of April 4, 2024.
      • Withdrawal Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2024 ($75 administration fee will be applied to refund of course registration fee).  

Student Code of Conduct

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Please address questions on courses and registration to the Certificate Program Executive Assistant,  Shannon Remillong, at shannon.remillong(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)">courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

Course Notes and Recordings

Students that are enrolled for the current term can access course notes and course lecture recordings in the Open the Certificate Program website  (powered by Class-Bit) for up to six months from last day of the course.   

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