Electrical Engineering Technician

Program Details

  • Program Code:3822
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Ontario College Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters

Program Availability

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Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Electrical Engineering Technician program will provide you with a solid foundation in electrical and electronic theory and practices.

In this college engineering program's courses, under the supervision of a qualified instructor, you'll be exposed to a defined range of electrical functions. Among them will be installation, testing, maintaining, repairing, analyzing and troubleshooting specific kinds of electrical circuits, equipment and systems.

The School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science's labs will present ample opportunity for extensive practice to develop the skills required to assume entry-level positions in the electrical industry and related areas.

Upon program completion, you'll be able to work as an entry-level electrical engineering technician in a range of employment settings in commercial and utility industries that use electrical technology. You'll also be prepared for various other electrical environments, including those relating to power distribution and utilization, electrical maintenance, and installation and control systems.

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

 

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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

  • Modern labs and lecture facilities at Progress Campus create a healthy learning environment
  • You gain experience in producing electrical drawings, as well as diagnostics and analysis of electrical systems.
  • The project approach of the Electrical Engineering Technician courses simulates actual workplace assignments.
  • You obtain thorough grounding in electrical engineering sciences and skills, including electrical circuits, maintenance of electrical instruments or devices, operation of electrical motors and power transmission as used in the industry.

Articulation Agreements

Qualified Electrical Engineering Technician graduates may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow you to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.

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

  • Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Davenport University, USA
  • Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland
  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland

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

Career Outlook

  • Electrician instrumentation technician
  • Electrical draftsperson
  • Maintenance electrician
  • Electrical panel assembler
  • Quality control/assurance technician in electrical manufacturing
  • Field services technician
  • Technical sales representative
  • Technical trainer

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

Additional Requirements

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 2019.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $2,721.00 $1,525.35 $4,246.35
International $15,437.50 $2,034.35 $17,471.85

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