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Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Program Details

  • Program Code:3722
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:3 years/ 6 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Centennial College’s Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program provides students with a solid understanding of aircraft manufacturing operations, aerospace systems, and UAV (Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle) technology. During this three-year 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.

The Technology option provides students with a strong educational base in aerospace and mechanical engineering technology. This program prepares graduates to function effectively in their chosen career field, with math competencies, develop simulation, FEA, design, build and implement action plans. Graduates will be taught to project plan, lead and participate in multi-disciplined teams, problem solve and understand the impact of manufacturing systems. In addition, students will acquire a specialized knowledge of project management, operations management, process engineering, product life cycle management, troubleshooting and problem-solving.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • The Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology program provides you with a strong educational base in aerospace and mechanical engineering technology, preparing you to function effectively in your chosen career. It can lead to supervisory and management positions in organizations that deal with aerospace, mechanical, UAV, avionics, design and manufacturing of aerospace components and systems.
  • The program offers a balance between theory and practice, including instruction in industry-current software.
  • The project-driven program simulates actual workplace assignments and provides you 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

  • Aerospace Operations Manager
  • CAD Drafter/CAD Designer
  • CNC Programmer
  • Project Coordinator - Aerospace/Mechanical
  • Service - Technical Specialist
  • Inspection Technician (Quality Control/Assurance and Safety)
  • Manufacturing Engineering Planner
  • Manufacturing Methods Engineering/Specialist

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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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

How to Apply

How to Apply

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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.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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


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