Electrical Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op)

  • Electrical Engineering Technology co-op

September 2023

Availability:
Accepting Applications
Credential:
Ontario College Advanced Diploma ( 7 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 05, 2023
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
EET
Sem 1 Delivery:
In Person
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Tuition is unavailable at this time

This advanced diploma focuses on industrial electrical power, process control, and automation systems. Students learn on the latest equipment and software gaining valuable technical knowledge and experience.

Program Highlights

Our six-semester program focuses on industrial electrical power, process controls, and automation systems, however the program content and skills can also be applied to commercial and residential settings. There is a high degree of practical lab work within the program using modern industrial equipment and software to ensure students gain the technical knowledge and experience needed for industry.

Extensive hands-on training and applied learning through labs, an applied project course, and an optional co-op provide students with the practical experience they need to succeed in the workplace.

With a focus on safety, students are trained in industry health and safety standards and regulations such as:

  • Canadian Electrical Code
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • CSA Electrical Safety Standard
  • WHMIS
  • Working at Heights
  • Confined Space Identification
  • Hoisting and Rigging

Students who have completed the four-semester Electrical Engineering Technician program will have a pathway into the third year of the Electrical Engineering Technology program.

Why Choose Fleming

Our lab facilities are equipped with the latest technology and tools. We offer small lab section sizes and, whenever possible, each student has their own workstation and set of equipment to work with to provide individual training.

Fleming is home to the Centre for Advancement in Mechatronics and Industrial Internet of Things (CAMIIT), a multipurpose research centre for both industrial and academic research projects. Students may have opportunities to participate in applied research projects right on campus relating to system design, advanced manufacturing, the industrial internet of things or 3D printing.

Applied Experience

In addition to applied research projects related to CAMIIT, you can take advantage of an optional paid co-op between semesters 4 and 5. Co-ops are a great way to gain real-world work experience and make connections with employers, all while getting paid.

You may also take part in Siemens Canada’s Dual Education Program for Engineering and Technologist Students, an innovative work-integrated program that provides an educational and professional foundation for students. It includes a structured mentorship program and hands-on work experience.

This program will also prepare you for certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET).

Careers

Graduates of this program are in demand and careers often involve providing technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems.

Potential employers include electrical utilities, communications companies, electrical and electronic equipment manufacturers, the public sector, and a wide range of manufacturing, processing and transportation organizations.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent as well as:

  • Grade 12 (C) English
  • Minimum final grade of 60% in Grade 12 (C) Math
  • High school level Physics course is recommended

Technology Requirements

PC / Windows

  • Operating System:
    Windows 10
  • Processor:
    Core i5 - 1.6Ghz minimum
  • Memory:
    8GB minimum
  • Hard Disk:
    160GB minimum

Internet Connection: 2.5 Mbps Download and 3.0 Mbps Upload (minimum)

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

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 below.

Ontario Tech University

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.
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.

Seneca College

Requirement
  • Minimum 70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 5th semester standing in an 8-semester program.

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

For more information
Visit the Seneca College website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

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