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Technology Foundations (ICET)

The Technology Foundations (ICET) program at Centennial College is an educational pathway for those interested in attending one of the school’s technical programs. Once you finish this technology certificate program, you will meet the academic requirements for other School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science programs.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $16,377
Location: Pickering, Canada / Blended / Online

Successful completion of the Technology Foundations program’s courses may also provide you with exemptions for certain courses in some programs, depending upon the grade level you achieve.

To prepare you for entrance into specialized diploma and advanced diploma programs in the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, this offering helps you develop a thorough understanding of the personal, academic and professional requirements, including skills in:

  • Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Computers
  • Science

The Technology Foundations certificate program is geared towards applicants who, for whatever reason, do not meet the regular entrance requirements for Centennial’s programs.

Program Highlights

  • You gain skills by participating in hands-on activities in modern labs.
  • The Technology Foundations program equips you with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in a post-secondary program.
  • This offering is considered an engineering success program, as it provides you with an opportunity to obtain a minimum of three transfer credits to be used for further study in the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science.

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