Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Robotics
Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Robotics Header
  • 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)
It is highly recommended that applicants successfully complete Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) to be successful in this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Students in the Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Robotics program will gain a solid foundation in programmable logic controls, microcontrollers and electronics, computer-aided design, mechanical systems, computer and robot programming, and interfacing sensors and actuators. Graduates will be prepared to install, service, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair robots and automated production systems, as well as, related devices, tools, and mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Graduates will also be equipped to assist in the application and design of robots and their manufacture and testing.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Six new Cognex Vision systems incorporated into our robot cells to teach Robot Vision Systems.
  • Students learn robotic programming skills of three different robot platforms; ABB, Fanuc and Motoman.
  • Students graduate with a diverse skill set that prepares them for indemand, high paying careers in our local area.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The labor market condition for Robotics Technicians in Canada is forecast to be good for some time to come. Graduates will find employment with robot suppliers or distributors, robotic manufacturers, automotive manufacturers, or other manufacturing environments.

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
ELT103
4
DC Fundamentals
ERT201
4
Digital Fundamentals
ERT105
2
Computer Applications for Robotics
ERT107
4

Introduction to Industrial Robotic Technologies and Workshop Practices
COM204
2

Technical Workplace Writing and Presentation Skills

Semester 2
ELEC1030
3
Choose one General Education course
ERT207
3
Introductory Programming
ERT208
4
Industrial Robotics I
ERT210
2
Fluid Power I
ERT204
3
Introductory Statics
ELT204
5
AC Fundamentals

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
ERT306
3
Fluid Power II
ERT401
4
Robotic Vision Systems
ERT308
5
Industrial Robotics II
ELEC1030
3
Choose one General Education Course
ERT303
4
Introduction to Programmable Controllers
ERT309
2
Quality Processes for Manufacturing



Semester 4
ERT305
4
Industrial Control Systems
ERT406
2
Industrial Project Management
ERT405
4
Advanced Programmable Controllers
ERT
5
Industrial Robotics III
ELEC1030
3
Choose one General Education Course