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The Electronics Engineering Technician program prepares you for a challenging career in the electronics field.
Through an optimum balance between hands-on experience and theory, courses in this college diploma program cover areas such as such as wireless communications, data communications, microcontrollers and industrial systems. In labs, to develop a solid foundation in modern electronics, you work with computers, communication transceivers and electronics testing and measurement equipment.
Two years in length, this college engineering program also gives you the option to continue your studies by transferring into the fifth semester of the Technologist version of the offering. In order to do so, you must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
Please note: Qualified college or university graduates with a background in electronics may gain direct admission into semester three of this two-year program and receive their Electronics Engineering Technician diploma in two semesters (program #3221).
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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners
Career Options, Academic Pathways and PartnersPrinter Friendly
Companies Offering Jobs
Bell Technical Solutions, Celestica, Leitch, Research In Motion (RIM), SMTC Manufacturing, Toronto Hydro, TTC, Air Canada Simulation, General Electric, MSC Electronics, Optys, Solectron, SMTC Manufacturing Corp., Telesat, ViDix Technology Corp, the Royal Canadian Navy
- In our labs located at the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, you work with modern equipment.
- This program fosters a healthy learning environment to enhance your learning.
- In the Electronics Engineering Technician program, you are included in activities sponsored by the student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
The Electronics Engineering Technician program has met the national technology requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB).
- Telecommunications officer
- Computer applications developer
- Radio and television equipment operator
- Audio-visual equipment operator
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- 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 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission
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 FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.
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