Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician

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Program Code: 3721

School: School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Credential: Diploma

Program Type: Post-secondary program

Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

Start Date: Fall, Winter

Location: Downsview Park Aerospace Campus

Email: aerotech@centennialcollege.ca

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2356

Centennial’s Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician program provide students with a solid understanding of aircraft manufacturing operations, aerospace systems and UAV (Unmanned Arial Vehicle) technology. During this two-year diploma program, students will learn to work with KPI’s, Continuous Improvement Techniques, Composite Materials, and learn a seamless transition through CAD, CAM, and CNC operations.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
AMET-111 Aerospace Fundamentals Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-112 CAM/CNC 1 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-113 Aerospace CAD 1 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-114 Machine Shop Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-115 Electric Circuits & Systems Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
COMM-160/161 College Communication 1 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
MATH-101 Mathematics 1 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
AMET-121 Electronics & Digital Systems Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-122 CAM/CNC 2 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-123 Aerospace CAD 2 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-124 Material Properties & Manufacturing Processes Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-125 Aerospace Engineering Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
COMM-170/171 College Communication 2 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
MATH-102 Mathematics 2 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
AMEG-212 Applied Ethics in Technology and the Environment Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-211 Quality Concepts 1 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-212 CAM/CNC 3 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-213 Aerospace CAD 3 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-214 Aerospace Hydraulics & Pneumatics Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-215 Aerospace Composites Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-216 UAV Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
GNED General Education Elective Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title Location
AMET-221 Avionics Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-222 CAM/CNC 4 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-223 GD&T Applications and Tool Design Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-224 Quality Concepts 2 Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-225 Aerospace Project Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
AMET-226 Fabrication & Aircraft Assembly Downsview Park Aerospace Campus
GNED General Education Elective Downsview Park Aerospace Campus

Program Highlights

  • The Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician program provides students with a strong educational base in aerospace and mechanical engineering technology and prepares graduates to function effectively in their chosen career field, leading to supervisory and management positions in organizations that deal with aerospace, mechanical, UAV, avionics, design and manufacturing of aerospace components and systems.
  • The program, which offers a balance between theory and practice, includes instruction in industry-current software
  • The project-driven program simulates actual workplace assignments and provides students with practical experience in designing, building and testing an original piece of equipment.
  • State-of-the-art Aerospace Engineering Technology labs include Aerospace equipment, 3 and 5-axis CNC mills, CNC lathes, 3D printers, CMMs, thermodynamic and fluid power testing modules, manual mills and lathes, autoclave for composite materials, universal testing machines (tensile, torsion, hardness, etc.), robotic cells and UAV training stations.

Career Outlook

  • CAD Drafter/CAD Designer
  • Aircraft/Mechanical Fabricator & Assembler
  • CNC Programmer
  • Inspection Technician (Quality Control/Assurance and Safety)
  • Service - Technical Specialist
  • Lab Technician
  • Composite Technician

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.