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close up of an electromechanical boardThrough the School of Mechanical Engineering Technologies programs, we provide the most current technical skills through hands-on teaching and real-world experience with leading corporations.

We are always reviewing and updating our program mix while collaborating with industry partners to make sure we are addressing the current needs of industry and accurately forecasting the demands of the future. This helps us prepare you with job-ready skills and give you the hiring edge over your competitors.

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Electromechanical Engineering Technician Program (T146) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

This program will prepare graduates for the rapidly changing demands of the North American industrial environment. Today’s companies require employees with multidisciplinary expertise that combines electrical, mechanical and controls engineering skills, who can install, maintain, operate, modify and troubleshoot increasingly sophisticated and automated equipment.

Electromechanical Engineering Technology – Building Automation Program (T171) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

Specialization in building automation is an emerging and growing employment opportunity, especially in the construction and property development sector. This advanced diploma program will provide the skills and knowledge you need in building science, building automation systems, networking and project management. Upon graduation, you’ll not only be prepared for jobs in the industrial/manufacturing sector, but will also have the skill set in demand by the construction and property development sector. Builders and property managers require people to design and integrate building control systems such as lighting, telephony, security, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), air quality, energy consumption and fire and safety. They need technologists familiar with a centralized approach, who can manage and control a building from an interface that provides building-wide efficiency, cost-effective operations and information sharing.

Electromechanical Technician Program (Distance Education) (T902) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Distance

This Electromechanical Technician Distance Education program allows you to complete the courses (modules) required to receive an Electromechanical Technician certificate while studying at home using an interactive learning package. The package consists of a DVD containing 24 modules delivered using text, video, 2D and 3D animations, colour photos, audio and hundreds of laboratory projects. Tests are taken at home using computer-based testing. Laboratory projects feature a laboratory software simulation package. This interactive learning package allows you to complete all the modules, including lab projects and tests, using a computer in the comfort of your own home.

Electronics Technician Program (Distance Education) (T901) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Distance

This program focuses on the skills needed to assemble, install, troubleshoot and repair electronic equipment used by consumers, business and industry. Students learn electronics theory and how to work with circuits and the various components of electronic systems such as capacitors, resistors, semiconductors and amplifiers. The focus is on a broad understanding of the field that students can then apply to specific areas of interest or employment.

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design Program (T121) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

Mechanical engineering is a cornerstone of sophisticated and technologically advanced economies. Process automation and control, precision machining and design functions can be found in industries as diverse as automotive, aerospace, robotics, biotechnology and energy, and these mechanical functions open doors to a wide range of industrial automation and design-oriented careers.

Mechanical Technician - CNC and Precision Machining (T173) 2015 - 2016 Diploma Full Time

This program, in which women and men can excel equally, combines theory and extensive hands-on experience in our machining, CAD/CAM and state-of-the-art computer numerical control (CNC) labs. In semesters 3 and 4, students develop and produce capstone and industry-related projects that consolidate the practical skills they learn to better prepare them for the technical challenges they may face in the workplace.

Mechanical Techniques (Fast-Track) (T149) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Full Time

The reputation of this program has been firmly established by outstanding, highly qualified and industry-experienced faculty and support staff, who develop one-on-one relationships with every student to ensure their success. This program combines theory with hands-on experience in our machine shops and computer labs and on our state-of-the-art computer numerical control (CNC) equipment. Extensive time is spent in the shops.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Technician II Program (T949) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Distance

The PLC Technician II Certificate program prepares students to work in the rapidly expanding field of industrial automation and control. It incorporates technical skills from the electrical, mechanical, computer and manufacturing disciplines, and emphasizes the use and programming of PLCs within complex industrial control systems.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Technician Program (Distance Education) (T903) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Distance

The Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Technician program addresses the needs of employers who require a highly skilled technical workforce and those of students who need cost-effective, high-quality, fully accredited technical training.

Robotics Technician Program (Distance Education) (T948) 2015 - 2016 Certificate Distance

Complete this comprehensive robotics technician training program using an interactive learning package. This certificate program introduces the concepts of industrial robots and explains how they are used in a plant or manufacturing system. The primary focus of the program is on automated manufacturing processes, as well as the role of robots and their support equipment. Receive instruction in both theoretical concepts and laboratory exercises using a combination of multimedia learning resources and a robotics simulation software package. Learn to program, test and debug robot programs. Areas of study include motion programming, palletizing, conveyor systems, computer networking, automated sorting systems, vision and tactile sensors and computer integration.