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Mechanical Engineering Technician – Design

Centennial College’s two-year Mechanical Engineering Technician – Design program combines strong conceptual thinking with a practical knowledge of machines and how they work. You learn engineering theory and develop computer-assisted drafting and computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) skills.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $16,377
Location: Toronto, Canada / Blended / Online

The courses in this engineering diploma program employ a project-based approach to learning. This includes working in small groups on specific projects, learning how to plan, schedule, create, design and build as a team.

You have the choice of continuing into a third-year technology option and specializing in modern manufacturing and production processes.

Program Highlights

  • In the Mechanical Engineering Technician – Design program you gain experience in machine shop operation, tool design and computer numerical control programming.
  • Industry-current computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software instruction as AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks and Mastercam is included.
  • This program uses state-of-the-art CAD/CAM equipment.
  • There is a 60-40 balance between theory and practice.
  • The project-driven program gives you practical experience in designing, building and testing an original piece of equipment.
  • The project approach simulates actual workplace assignments.

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“A good opportunity to be a member of the research team to conduct research for reputed institutions like University of Toronto and Centennial College. Gained a lot a new knowledge and hands-on experience in conducting research. Learned sampling techniques and different data analysis methods.”

Sushil Anu // Performance of Existing Oil-Grit Separators (Stormceptor) and Development a New Generation of Urban Sediment-Contaminant Separators

Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Junior engineer
  • Lab technician
  • Quality controller
  • Mechanical tester
  • CAD operator
  • Production controller
  • Product designer and developer

Areas of Employment

  • Transportation equipment manufacturing
  • Machinery manufacturing
  • Product manufacturing
  • Mechanical, engineering and related services

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