• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Through the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program at Centennial College, you gain the knowledge to build a rewarding career in the field of automation and robotics. This college diploma program focuses on automated systems, which are at the heart of virtually all advanced manufacturing and other industry sectors.
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Overview

The courses in this Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program at Centennial College  are comprehensive and emphasize the basic technology used in building and operating automated industrial systems: Programmable logic controllers (PLCs), hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and robotics. The program includes a thorough understanding of theory, along with practical, hands-on laboratory experience.

Transfer and Requirements

This applied science program allows you to either graduate as a technician after two years, or continue for additional study and co-op work experience in Centennial's three-year Automation and Robotics Technology program.

If you wish to transfer to the Technology option and obtain an advanced diploma, you must complete MATH-231 (Differential Calculus with Analytic Geometry) and MATH-232 (Integral Calculus) prior to semester five.

Career Outlook

  • Robotics technician
  • PLC technician
  • Electro-mechanical assembler
  • Electro-mechanical maintenance technician
  • Electro-mechanical technician
  • Fluid power technician
  • Inside sales professional
  • Field service technician

Accreditation

The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program has met the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      HYBRID - on campus and online classes

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Communications 
  • General Education Elective 
  • Technology Mathematics 
  • Physics 
  • Electric Circuits 
  • Computer Aided Drafting 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    51

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16531 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16531 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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