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 USB drive 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.

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Overview

Program name
Electromechanical Technician
Code
T902
Location
Distance Education
Duration
34 weeks (approximately)
Starting month
Open enrolment
Credential
George Brown College Certificate
Method of study
Distance

Year of Study

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Program Availability

Domestic students
Sept. 2019 Continuous Open Enrollment
Jan. 2020 Continuous Open Enrollment
May 2020 Continuous Open Enrollment
International students
This online distance program is only available to study while remaining in your home country and does not qualify for study/work permit eligibility in Canada.

Full Description

Electric Devices

Our Interactive Learning package consists of a USB drive 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.

You may enrol at any time during the year (open-enrolment) and complete the modules in the learning package at your own speed. Typical completion time is 34 weeks, but there are no time limits.

PREREQUISITES

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (with credits at or above general level) or equivalent or mature student status.

ADVANCED STANDING

If you have finished the Electronics Technician program, you are exempted from 18 modules of the Electromechanical Technician program. You may also apply credits toward the PLC Technician program, the PLC Technician II program, the Robotics Technician program and the Automation Technician program.

Required Courses

The modules should be taken in the following order.

COMPULSORY (24)

semester courses
CodeCourse Name
ELNC 9034Introduction to Electronics
ELCL 9049Current, Voltage and Resistance
ELCL 9050Ohm’s Law, Power and Energy
ELCL 9048Series Circuits
ELCL 9047Parallel Circuits
ELCL 9046Series-Parallel Circuits
ELNC 9036DC Measuring Instruments
ELNC 9053Industrial Control Devices
ELCL 9044Magnetism
ELCL 9059DC Motors and Control Circuits
ELCL 9042Alternating Voltages and Currents
ELCL 9041AC Measuring Instruments
ELCL 9040Capacitance and Capacitors
ELCL 9039Inductance and Inductors
ELNC 9033Transformers
ELNC 9056AC Motors and Drives
ELCL 9060Analog and Digital Transducers
ELNC 9055Industrial Process Control
ELNC 9030Semiconductor Fundamentals
ELNC 9037Transistors and Thyristors
ELNC 9029Amplifier Circuits
ELNC 9028Integrated Circuits
ELNC 9035Digital Electronics
ELNC 9054Programmable Logic Controllers

Detailed course outlines

Your Career

The program prepares you to work with machines having complex hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, computer, programmable logic and electronic controls. The skills acquired through this program enable you to install and test this type of equipment, advise on its maintenance and provide solutions to technical problems related to control systems in general.

The training and knowledge that you gain from this program enable you to work in fields such as industrial maintenance, design and installation as well as technical services, technical sales and industrial research and development.

Tuition

$1,725.00*

Additional Cost

*Amounts listed are the total of tuition and materials for the program starting in Fall 2018. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in Fall 2019 and at later dates.

$60 per module, plus $285 for the USB drive (which includes all software and required materials). International applicants are charged the same fees but in U.S. dollars (US$60 plus US$285); the posted exchange rate in effect at the time of your registration will be used to determine the final fee in Canadian dollars. There is no refund on USB course materials for this program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U)

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older)

Special Requirements

  • Pentium-based PC or equivalent
  • USB port and sound card
  • Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Minimum 250MB available hard disk space
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10
  • Email account
  • Internet access
  • 32 and 64 bit compatible

Apply To

Call 416-415-4726 or see emcourse.com.

Contact Us

Call us at 416-415-4726, or toll-free 1-888-553-5333.

E-mail info@gbctechtraining.com.

Check out the course details along with our interactive video tour at emcourse.com

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