Electronics Engineering Technician

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Program Code: 3205

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: Progress Campus

Email: elec@centennialcollege.ca

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 3556

The Electronics Engineering Technician program will prepare students for a challenging career in the electronics field.

Through an optimum balance between hands-on experience and theory, Electronics Engineering Technician courses will cover areas such as such as wireless communications, data communications, microcontrollers and industrial systems. In labs, to develop a solid foundation in modern electronics, students will work with computers, communication transceivers and electronics testing and measurement equipment.

Two years in length, Electronics Engineering Technician will also give students the option to continue their studies by transferring into the fifth semester for the Technologist version of the offering. In order to do so, they must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Please note: Qualified college or university graduates with a background in electronics may gain direct admission into semester 3 of this two-year program and receive their Electronics Engineering Technician diploma in two semesters (program #3221).

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
COMM-160/COMM-161 College Communications 1 Progress Campus
ETEC-101 Electronics Lab Instrumentation & Techniques Progress Campus
ETEC-102 Digital Electronics Progress Campus
ETEC-103 Electric Circuits Progress Campus
ETEC-104 Introduction to Electronic Systems and Problem Solving Progress Campus
MATH-170 Technology Mathematics 2 Progress Campus
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
COMM-170/COMM-171 College Communications 2 Progress Campus
ETEC-121 Electronic Devices Progress Campus
ETEC-122 Digital Systems Progress Campus
ETEC-123 Electric Circuit Analysis Progress Campus
ETEC-128 C/C++ Programming Progress Campus
MATH -180 Technology Math 3 Progress Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
ETEC-201 Electronic Circuits Progress Campus
ETEC-202 Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing Progress Campus
ETEC-203 Measurement and Instrumentation Progress Campus
ETEC-206 RF Communications Progress Campus
GNED-212 Ethics in Technology and the Environment Progress Campus
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action Progress Campus
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title Location
ETEC-221 Electronic Applications Progress Campus
ETEC-222 Applications with Microcontrollers Progress Campus
ETEC-223 Industrial Controls Progress Campus
ETEC-224 System Integration Progress Campus
ETEC-225 Quality Control and Technician Project Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus

Companies Offering Jobs

Bell Technical Solutions, Celestica, Leitch, Research In Motion (RIM), SMTC Manufacturing, Toronto Hydro, TTC, Air Canada Simulation, General Electric, MSC Electronics, Optys, Solectron, SMTC Manufacturing Corp., Telesat, ViDix Technology Corp and the Royal Canadian Navy

Program Highlights

  • In School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science labs, students will work with modern laboratory equipment.
  • The offering will foster a healthy learning environment to enhance students' learning.
  • The Electronics Engineering Technician program has an active student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Accreditation

  • The Electronics Engineering Technician program has met the national technology requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB).

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Career Outlook

  • Telecommunications officer
  • Computer applications developer
  • Radio and television equipment operator
  • Audio-visual equipment operator

Academic Requirements

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.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,767.00 $1,123.00 $3,890.00
International $12,800.00 $2,318.00 $15,118.00