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The Electronics Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) program will allow you to gain direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of this two-year college diploma program to receive that diploma in one year (two semesters), if you're a qualified college or university graduate.
If you can't leave home without your iPod, tablet or smartphone, and have an interest in how they work, this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program is for you. The courses in this college engineering program will prepare you for a challenging career in the electronics field in numerous ways.
Firstly, you'll develop technical expertise in areas such as wireless communications, data communications, microcontrollers and industrial systems. Secondly, to further solidify a foundation in modern electronics, you'll gain hands-on experience in equipped labs by working on computers, communication transceivers, and electronics testing and measurement equipment.
Program OutlinePrinter Friendly
|Course Code||Course Title|
|COMM-170/COMM-171||College Communications 2|
|ETEC-101||Electronics Lab Instrumentation & Techniques|
|ETEC-202||Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing|
|ETEC-203||Measurement and Instrumentation|
|GNED-500||Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action|
Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners
Career Options, Academic Pathways and PartnersPrinter Friendly
Companies Offering Jobs
Bell Technical Solutions, Harris Corp, BlackBerry, SMTC Corp, TTC, Best Buy, Canadian Armed Forces, Air Canada Simulation, Celestica, the Royal Canadian Navy, Toronto Hydro, General Electric, Leitch, MSC Electronics, Optys, Solectron, Telesat., ViDix Technology Corp. etc.
- You complete a two-year program in eight months.
- The Electronics Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) program is facilitated from modern labs and lecture facilities.
- This program allows you to participate in the active student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
- The diploma you earn is recognized in Canada and abroad, reflecting high standards of learning.
Successful graduates of this Electronics Engineering Technician (Fast Track) 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 partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
Bachelor of Business Administration - General Business
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) recognizes the Electronics Engineering Technician program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Technician category – Certified Technician (C.Tech).
Technology Accreditation Canada
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).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.
- Audio-visual equipment operator
- Telecommunications officer
- Radio and television equipment operator
- Computer applications developer
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- College diploma or university degree in science, engineering or a related discipline
- We will consider applicants with a combination of partial degree or diploma and relevant work experience
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
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 FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2019.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|