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Electrical Engineering Technician, Diploma

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Pickering, Canada| Online
The Electrical Engineering Technician program at Centennial College provides you with a solid foundation in electrical and electronic theory and practices. 
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Overview

In this college Electrical Engineering Technician program's courses, you are exposed to a defined range of electrical functions, such as installation, testing, maintaining, repairing, analyzing and troubleshooting specific kinds of electrical circuits, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.

The School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science's labs allow ample opportunity for extensive practice to develop the skills required to assume entry-level positions in the electrical industry and related areas.

Upon completion of the Electrical Engineering Technician program at Centennial College, you may work as an entry-level electrical engineering technician in a range of employment settings in commercial and utility industries using electrical technology, as well as various electrical environments, including those relating to power distribution and utilization, electrical maintenance and installation and control systems.

Career Outlook 

  • Electrician instrumentation technician
  • Electrical draftsperson
  • Maintenance electrician
  • Electrical panel assembler
  • Quality control/assurance technician in electrical manufacturing
  • Field services technician
  • Technical sales representative
  • Technical trainer

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
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing Interpretation 
  • Installation Methods 
  • Canadian Electrical Code 
  • Electrical Theory 
  • General Education Elective 
  • Mathematics 

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.

General 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 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission

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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Funding

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