Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician – Automation and Robotics (Fast-Track)

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Program Details

  • Program Code:4125
  • Ministry Name:Electromechanical Engineering Technician
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Ontario College Diploma
  • Program Type:Fast-track program
  • Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician – Automation and Robotics (Fast-Track) program will allow qualified college or university graduates of engineering and science programs direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of the two-year program to receive their Technician diploma in one year (two semesters).

This well-recognized college engineering program will teach you the basic electro-mechanical technology used in building and operating automated industrial systems. Among this technology will be programmable logic controllers (PLC), robotics, electronics/electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics. While courses will provide a thorough understanding of theory, activities in labs will ensure practical and hands-on laboratory experience.

Note: Some courses may be offered in an online/hybrid format.

Courses

Career Options and Education Pathways

Career Options and Education Pathways

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Program Highlights

  • Centennial College's Automation and Robotics diploma is well recognized in Canada.
  • The campus at which you study houses the first fluid power training centre in Canada.
  • Real time industrial application studies with industrial production equipment are provided.
  • There is a strong Automation and Robotics Student Society on campus.

Career Outlook

  • Robotics technician
  • PLC technician
  • Electro-mechanical assembler
  • Electro-mechanical maintenance technician
  • Electro-mechanical technician
  • Fluid power technician
  • Inside sales
  • Field service technician

Education Pathways

Successful graduates of this Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics (Fast Track) Diploma program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.

Please note that each partner pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the receiving partner institution.

Partner Institution Degree Program
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Arts - multiple majors
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting or Human Resources Management or Marketing
Bachelor of Science - multiple majors
Bachelor of Computer Science - multiple majors
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration - General Business
Seneca College Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
York University Honours Bachelor degree in any major
Honours Computer Science
Honours Environmental Studies
Honours Science - Chemistry
Bachelor of Science - multiple majors

Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.

For pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, please view ONCAT.

Placement Partners

TAC

This program has met the national educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession, as such, has received national program accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC).

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Please note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Centennial College. In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognition, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.

Accreditation

OACETT

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) recognizes this TAC nationally-accredited program as meeting the academic standard for certification in the Certified Technician (C.Tech.) category as well as the OACETT language benchmark requirement.

 

OACETT The Technology Professionals In Ontario logo

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Degree or a three-year college diploma in computer science, engineering or a related discipline

Additional Requirements

How to Apply

How to Apply

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1. Apply Online

Domestic Students

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.

International Students

 Apply directly to Centennial College here.

2. Submit Documents

Domestic Students

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.

International Students

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 2021.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $2,721.00 $1,140.24 $3,861.24
International $16,377.00 $1,649.24 $18,026.24

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