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Electronics Engineering Technology

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

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $16,377
Location: Pickering, Canada / Blended / Online

In this college engineering program’s courses, you are exposed to a defined range of electrical functions, such as installation, testing, maintaining, repairing, analyzing and troubleshooting specific kinds of electrical circuits, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.

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

Upon completion of the program, you may work as an entry-level electrical engineering technician in a range of employment settings in commercial and utility industries using electrical technology, as well as various electrical environments, including those relating to power distribution and utilization, electrical maintenance and installation and control systems.

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.

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Career Prospects

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

Areas of Employment

A technical skills shortage is looming both regionally and nationally in Canada. This Electrical Engineering Technician program helps to fill these technical positions as the manufacturing sector becomes more specialized, the construction industry flourishes and retirement rate increase.

Specific work areas include:

  • Power distribution and utilization
  • Electrical power generation, transmission and protection
  • Industrial telecommunications
  • Electrical maintenance and installation
  • Control systems services
  • Sales
  • Design
  • Repairs

The range of function in these environments is limited and under the supervision of a qualified person to ensure safety and compliance with relevant codes and standard practices.

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