2 Years - 4 Semesters
Ontario College Diploma
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2022

Overview

Our industries depend on electricity and electrical systems to operate. So, it’s no surprise there is a demand for skilled electrical workers.

The 2-year Electrical Engineering Technician – Process Automation and Trades program provides gives you the foundational skill and knowledge to excel in your career in the electrical trades.

Gain experience with electrical motors, automated control systems, PLCs, transformers and their industrial applications. As a graduate of the technician program, you will be able to install, test, modify, troubleshoot, and repair electrical systems.

Learn essential skills in a world-class laboratory.

Our state-of-the-art Electrical Engineering labs boast the latest equipment including Rockwell PLC 5000’s, ABB Robots, Rockwell Powerflex DC Drives and so much more!

Plus, learn from and gain valuable insights from experienced instructors who have worked in many industrial settings (we like to think of them as mentors).

Earn three diplomas in as little as three years!

Our Electrical programs provide students with the opportunity of receiving three diplomas in as little as three years. Students may be eligible to receive the Instrumentation Technician diploma and the Electrical Engineering Technology diploma upon completion of additional courses.

If the real you is a creative problem solver who enjoys learning by doing, you will find it here.

Courses

ELN109 - 5 Electronic Devices and Circuits
ELN210 - 3 Computer Aided Design
ELR109 - 5 A.C. Circuit Analysis & Machines
ELR113 - 2 Installation Methods I
MTH143 - 5 Mathematics
GEN110 - 3 Student Selected General Education
Note: *This student-selected general education course code indicates a general-education course is taken in this semester. Students will choose from a selection of courses  (details)  prior to the semester in which the student-selected general education course is to be taken.
ELR223 - 6 Robotic and PLC Control Systems
ELR233 - 5 Installation Methods III
ELR236 - 7 Power Electronics
RAA205 - 4 Industrial Automation Networking I
ELR214 - 4 Organizational Effectiveness
Note: *This student-selected general education course code indicates a general-education course is taken in this semester. Students will choose from a selection of courses  (details)  prior to the semester in which the student-selected general education course is to be taken.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario Secondary School Diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C, Grade 12 Foundations for College Math (C) MAP4C, or mature student status.

Career Path

The work-ready graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technician - Process Automation and Trades program have numerous opportunities and will be attractive to prospective employers given their Electrical Engineering Technician program diploma. As an Electrical Engineering Technician, graduates may also be hired as an instrument repair technician, electrical maintenance technician, process control technician, or electrical repairer.

Graduates of this program may also pursue further education or apprenticeships in the Construction or Industrial Electrician trades. Students wishing to pursue an apprenticeship should contact the local office of the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities, Apprenticeship Branch - 705.945.6815 in Sault Ste. Marie.

Technician and technology graduates who have had two years of acceptable work experience are eligible for certification by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) subject to fees and other requirements as established by OACETT. For more information please visit the OACETT website: https://www.oacett.org/.

Fees & Costs

DomesticInternational
TuitionAncillaryTuitionAncillary
$2,716.50$1,117.00$15,180.80$1,767.00

These fees are for the 2022-2023 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.

Contact

Program Coordinator: Bob Allen, (705) 759-2554 ext 2522, bob.allen@saultcollege.ca

By taking any one of our ever-popular electrical engineering programs, you`ll learn about the fascinating field of electricity and electronics. You`ll also learn a wide array of skills in computer technology.

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