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Energy Systems Engineering Technician (Fast-Track), Diploma

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Pickering, Canada| Online
The Energy Systems Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) program at Centennial College is for qualified college or university graduates who wish to gain direct admission into year two (semester three) of this two-year college diploma program and receive their Technician diploma in two semesters. 
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Because society's changing views on energy and environment are transforming the utility and construction sectors, the courses in this college engineering program address the challenges and opportunities of integrating and using all modern sustainable energy technologies in a manner consistent with our urban environments. As such, a technical curriculum is complemented by project management skills consistent with our urban environment. 

The utility sector at Centennial College is currently undergoing a radical shift in operating practice that opens doors to a range of innovative energy projects using small-scale sources such as solar, wind, hydro, fuel cells, gas turbines, and biomass to feed electricity, heat, and air conditioning to our homes and businesses. The Energy Systems Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) construction industry, meanwhile, has adopted a host of new green building initiatives that are quickly increasing awareness and the use of sustainable, integrated architecture and engineering practices for new buildings. Manufacturers have many new products that provide ways to implement advanced energy control in commercial and residential structures. Through this program, you learn how to be an energy leader in this changing field.

Career Outlook

  • Green energy systems technician
  • Wind turbine service technician
  • Solar plant technician
  • Assembly technician
  • Wind/solar technician
  • Lead wind/solar technician
  • Geo-thermal energy technician

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

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital & Power Electronics 
  • Boilers & Auxiliaries 
  • Renewable Energy System 
  • Electronic Devices & Digital Electronics 
  • Mechanics and Materials 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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:


    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.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • Diploma or degree in a related science or engineering area
Additional Requirements
  • Transcript and resume review
  • Centennial College English Skills Assessment 
  • Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment may be requested (applicants will be notified individually)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14937 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14937 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2721 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2721 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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