Electrical Engineering Technician
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
  • Grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
  • Grade 12 Math (C), (U), or (M) (MCT4C is highly recommended)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Electrical Engineering Technician program prepares graduates to apply electrical theory and related knowledge to design, test, troubleshoot and modify electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants and laboratories.

They are able to solve problems related to generating, distributing, transmitting and using electrical energy.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Program delivered at the recently constructed Chatham Trades & Technology facility which houses up-to-date industrial equipment.
  • Well-balanced curriculum with a blend of theory and hands-on training.
  • Students are eligible for associate membership and possible certification through Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as Certified Technicians (C.Tech.)
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates will find they are highly employable and will have opportunities with electrical utilities, communications companies, manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, consulting firms, and in governments and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation industries.

Graduates may find employment utilizing testing and troubleshooting skills in areas such as motor winding and repair, quality control, and as electrical construction/maintenance apprentices. As well, opportunities are available as utility power station technicians or service technicians troubleshooting electrical systems and performing engineering tests on heavy electrical equipment and controls.

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2017-2018 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
MTH128
5
Technical Mathematics I
BDT100G
3
Environmental Awareness
EET144
3
Introduction to Computer Aided Design
ELT102
3
Introductory Fluid Power
ELT103
4
DC Fundamentals



Semester 2
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
PHY168
3
Physics
ELT204
5
AC Fundamentals
ELT202
5
Codes, Wiring & Industrial Safety
ELT205
3
Digital Fundamentals

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
ELT301
3
Industrial Electronics I
ELT303
4
Control I
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
ELT306
5
Electrical Rotating Machines
ELT403
4
Instrumentation & Process Control
ELT307
3

Technical Communication in Electrical Industry

Semester 4
ELT401
3
Industrial Electronics II
ELT402
3
Transformer Theory
ELT405
3
Power Transmission & Distribution
ELT406
3
Capstone Project
ELT407
3
Industrial Networking
ELT408
6
Programmable Controllers