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Computer Engineering Technician

Learn to program, support and troubleshoot computer hardware and software in this four-semester program.

Program Information

Start Date

September 03, 2024

Domestic Availability

Accepting Applications

International Availability

Accepting Applications

Program Code

CTN

Delivery

In Person

Credential

Ontario College Diploma

Program Contact

Mamdouh Mina

Program Coordinator

Domestic Tuition

$2814.6 per semester*

International Tuition

$9310.56 per semester*

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September 02, 2025

Domestic Availability

Coming Soon

International Availability

Coming Soon

Program Code

CTN

Delivery

In Person

Credential

Ontario College Diploma

Program Contact

Mamdouh Mina

Program Coordinator

Domestic Tuition

$2814.6 per semester*

International Tuition

$9310.56 per semester*

*Domestic tuition amounts shown are from the 2024-2025 academic year and are subject to change.

*International tuition amounts shown are from the 2024-2025 academic year and are subject to change.

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Canadian Students

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With this program, you will gain skills in computer networking and configuration, network security, and technical communications.

You will also learn about solving computer problems that can cause both major costs and setbacks for businesses, whether due to a major hardware failure or a minor software incompatibility. Your core courses are complemented by training in oral and written communications, customer relations, and team work. There's plenty of hands-on learning, putting the theory you learn in the classroom into practice.

Upon graduation, you'll have the broad-based, transferable skills that are in demand with a firm foundation for a career configuring hardware and software for computer systems. You'll also find opportunities troubleshooting problems in systems both before and after delivery to the customer or client.

  • Prepare for industry certification exams such as A+ and Cisco Networking.
  • This program has received National Accreditation through the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board. Graduates are recognized by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Certified Engineering Technician (Ctech) category.
  • You have the opportunity to transfer to the three-year Computer Engineering Technology diploma.

Smaller classes mean more attention from dedicated faculty to help you meet challenges, and our broad-based approach to instruction will ensure versatility in your future career. Through our partnerships with computer hardware and software industry leaders, we're able to direct our grads to satisfying careers in the field.

These traits and abilities will help you succeed:

  • curiosity about how computers work
  • enjoy working with people/teams
  • interested in working hands-on with the latest computer technology
  • excellent analytical skills (important for problem solving)
  • experience working with computers, programming an asset

Employment opportunities for skilled technicians exist in a wide range of organizations, with roles such as:

  • Embedded system support
  • Customer service representative
  • Technical sales and support representative
  • Technical support analyst
  • Computer user support
  • Systems testing technician
  • Help desk technician

Self-employment is another career direction.

Plan on $1,300 per year for books and supplies.

  • Identify, analyze, develop, implement, verify and document the requirements for a computing environment.
  • Contribute to the diagnostics, troubleshooting, documenting and monitoring of technical problems using appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Implement and maintain secure computing environments.
  • Implement robust computing system solutions through validation testing that aligns with industry best practices.
  • Communicate and collaborate with team members and stakeholders to ensure effective working relationships.
  • Select and apply strategies for personal and professional development to enhance work performance.
  • Apply project management principles and tools when working on projects within a computing environment.
  • Adhere to ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements and/or principles in the development and management of computing solutions and systems.
  • Support the integration of multiple software and hardware components using appropriate systems, methodologies and connection protocols.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a variety of computing devices and networked systems (software or hardware) in accordance with documented functional requirements and standards.
  • Apply principles of digital and analog circuits to troubleshoot computing devices, including embedded components and systems.
  • Contribute to the analysis, building, testing, implementation, and maintenance of embedded (including IoT*) devices and applications.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of software applications for systems integration.

Students applying to Computer Engineering Technician must meet the following requirements:

  • OSSD including Gr 12 C English and Gr 12 C Math

PC / Windows

  • Operating System:
    Windows 10 Professional
  • Processor:
    Core i5 7th Gen (i7 10th Gen recommended) OR Ryzen5 Mobile 4000 series (Ryzen7 4000 series recommended)
  • Memory:
    16GB minimum (32+ GB recommended)
  • Hard Disk:
    1TB (SSD recommended)

Internet Connection: 40 Mbps Download and 10 Mbps Upload (minimum). Unlimited bandwidth capacity.

Students are required to have their own computer, internet access, webcam and microphone.

Some required software applications are not available for MAC OS or Chromebook.

Computer must be virtual machine capable. No tablets or Chromebooks for lab work.

Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized here.

Bachelor of Science
Requirement
  • Completion of the program.
Transfer Credit
  • 60 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to the articulation statement for further details.

To apply please see the Apply Alberta website.

For more information

Visit the Athabasca University website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
Requirement
  • Completion of the program.
Transfer Credit
  • 30 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to the articulation statement for further details.

To apply please see the Apply Alberta website.

For more information

Visit the Athabasca University website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems
Requirement
  • Completion of the program.
Transfer Credit
  • 30 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to the articulation statement for further details.

To apply please see the Apply Alberta website.

For more information

Visit the Athabasca University website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Human Science
Requirement
  • Completion of the program.
Transfer Credit
  • 30 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to the articulation statement for further details.

To apply please see the Apply Alberta website.

For more information

Visit the Athabasca University website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Science (Ordinary) in Computer Networks & Cyber Security
Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd-year studies of a 3-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the KOM Consultants website.

For more information

Visit the Atlantic Technological University – Sligo website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Information Technology (3Yr)
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative program average.
  • The program is offered face-to-face (Nathan campus or Gold Coast campus) or online.
Transfer Credit
  • 120 credit points out of a 240 credit point degree Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Griffith University's admissions website.

For more information

Visit the Griffith University website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technology
Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 60 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Bachelor of Commerce
Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
  • Completion of the Ontario Tech Commerce Bridge.
Transfer Credit
  • 45 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Requirement
  • Minimum 70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 4th semester standing in an 8-semester program.

To apply please see the Ontario Colleges website.

For more information

Visit the Seneca College website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences in Information System Security
Requirement
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative program Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Completion of the Sheridan College Information Systems Security Bridge.
Transfer Credit
  • 31 out of a 163 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Colleges website.

For more information

Visit the Sheridan College website for further articulation and program information.

Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Networks & System Management
Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd-year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Technological University of the Shannon: Midwest's international website.

For more information

Visit the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

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Professor: Computer Security Investigations

Get ready to meet Mamdouh Mina, the dynamic Program Coordinator behind Fleming College's Computer Security and Investigations (CSI) program! With a diverse background spanning from running his own Internet Service Provider (ISP) company to managing large-scale government projects, Mamdouh has a wealth of experience in the computer field. His specialties include researching and acquiring unique solutions to seemingly impossible problems, data security and privacy, project management (including agile project management and project team coaching), network design, network forensics and investigation, cybersecurity, risk assessment, data backup, and wireless solutions. He loves to solve challenges and believes that there is always a way to tackle even the most daunting problems.

But what really sets Mamdouh apart is his unwavering dedication to his students. Since taking on the role of Program Coordinator in early 2021, he has been on a mission to modernize and energize the CSI program, keeping it in line with the latest trends and technologies in computer security. This unique program encompasses a wide variety of computer security topics, including investigations, forensics, and cybersecurity, all in one 3-year program that is well-balanced and unique. Mamdouh is passionate about making a positive impact in his community, and he is working on ways to offer applied projects that benefit both students and the local community through the CSI program.

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