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Electrical Engineering Technology (Fast-Track) (Optional Co-op)

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Program Details

  • Program Code:3833
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Electrical Engineering Technology (Fast-Track) program provides a shorter duration pathway for both international and domestic trained Electrical Technicians/Technologists and other related programs to have previous work experience and/or degree credentials assessed to prevent an unnecessary repeat of courses. Rapid changes in the field of electrical engineering technology may also be an incentive for candidates wanting to update their existing knowledge/skills by taking the Electrical Engineering Technology (Fast-Track) program.

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

  • Progress Campus features modern labs and lecture facilities that ensure a technologically-advanced learning environment.
  • You gain 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.
  • Through the hands-on Electrical Engineering Technology courses, you also learn to produce electrical drawings, as well as design electrical circuits.

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

  • Diploma or Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology or in a related science and engineering field.

Additional Requirements

  • Transcript Review
  • Centennial College English Assessment must score 160 or 161 for admission)
  • Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment may be requested (applicants will be notified individually)
  • English Language Proficiency

Co-op Option

Co-op Option

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Co-op Option

The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete three consecutive work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.

To participate in this co-op option, you will need to complete an application process in the fourth semester. If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program. Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for the co-op preparation course as scheduled. When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.

Co-op Requirements

  • Minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one and two
  • A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (this must be maintained for the duration of the program)
  • Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program as scheduled

Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.

Co-op Model Route

Fall Semester Intake
Fall Semester 1
Winter Semester 2
Summer Break
Fall Semester 3
Winter Semester 4
Summer Break
Fall Semester 5
Winter Co-op Work Term 1
Summer Co-op Work Term 2
Fall Co-op Work Term 3
Winter Semester 6

 

Winter Semester Intake
Winter Semester 1
Summer Semester 2
Fall Semester 3
Winter Semester 4
Summer Break
Fall Semester 5
Winter Co-op Work Term 1
Summer Co-op Work Term 2
Fall Co-op Work Term 3
Winter Semester 6

Learn more about co-op programs.

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 2020.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $2,721.00 $1,113.89 $3,834.89
International $15,900.00 $1,622.89 $17,522.89

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