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Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op)

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.

Alternate delivery options are available

This program is also offered Full-time

Program Information

Start Date

September 03, 2024

Domestic Availability

Accepting Applications

International Availability

Closed

Program Code

EET

Delivery

In Person, Placement

Credential

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Program Contact

Warren Cottrell

Program Coordinator

Domestic Tuition

$2261.96 per semester*

International Tuition

$8757.92 per semester*

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Canadian Students

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Our seven-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.

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.

Students in this program will take part in a co-operative education experience between semesters 4 and 5. Gain real world experience and make valuable connections with employers - all while getting paid.

Please note: as part of the curriculum, you will be required to take a co-op preparation course.

With extensive hands-on lab work, a paid co-op, and applied research projects related to CAMIIT, you will have many opportunities to gain practical, applied experience. Students in the program may also take part in Siemens Canada’s Dual Education Program for Engineering and Technologist Students, an innovative work-integrated learning 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).

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.

  • Analyze, interpret, and produce electrical and electronics drawings, technical reports including other related documents and graphics.
  • Analyze and solve complex technical problems related to electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  • Design, use, verify, and maintain instrumentation equipment and systems.
  • Design, assemble, test, modify, maintain and commission electrical equipment and systems to fulfil requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Commission and troubleshoot static and rotating electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Design, assemble, analyze, and troubleshoot electrical and electronic circuits, components, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Design, install, analyze, assemble and troubleshoot control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Use computer skills and tools to solve a range of electrical related problems.
  • Create, conduct and recommend modifications to quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Prepare reports and maintain records and documentation systems.
  • Design, install, test, commission and troubleshoot telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Apply and monitor health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  • Perform and monitor tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
  • Configure installation and apply electrical cabling requirements and system grounding and bonding requirements for a variety of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Design, commission, test and troubleshoot electrical power systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Select and recommend electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfil the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Apply project management principles to contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects.

Students applying to Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op) must meet the following requirements:

  • OSSD including Grade 12 (C) English and Grade 12 (C) Math.
  • A minimum final grade of 60 % in Grade 12 C Math is required.

Recommended (but not required for admission)

  • High school level Physics course is recommended

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 here.

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.

See the official articulation agreement.

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
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.

See the official articulation agreement.

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