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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technician

Course code: #0071

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technician

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,750 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technician

Students of the Electrical Engineering Technician program at Conestoga learn a full range of electrical skills enabling them to work in various electrical engineering areas, including power systems and automation control systems. 

As well as acquiring a solid foundation of knowledge, students gain maximum career flexibility and the opportunity to explore several avenues in the electrical field. 

Students gain experience with electric motors, controls, PLCs, transformers, and industrial applications. 

Knowledge of electrical theory is supplemented by practical applications in power systems, industrial solid state controls, instrumentation, programmable logic controllers and motor control systems. 

Students work with heavy electrical motors, generators and transformers, learning various industrial applications.

Special emphasis is placed on writing, implementing and troubleshooting PLC programs and communicating technical information effectively.

Graduating students perform technological functions in various aspects of the energy field, primarily in support of research, development and design at a recognized technologist level.

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) conditionally recognizes this program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Certified Technician (C.Tech.) category. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,950

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $5,820
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $13,750

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria. 

For more details, visit this page.

Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status
  • Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications 
  • Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U (Mathematics for College Technology or Advanced Functions or Calculus and Vectors or Mathematics of Data Management), or equivalent, or Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics for Technology & Apprenticeship (MATH1385)
  • Minimum grade required for:
    • Mathematics for College Technology 60%
    • Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors 55%
    • Mathematics of Data Management 70%
    • MATH1385 60%
  • Applicants with Foundations for College Mathematics will not be considered for admission to this program. They may be considered after writing the Conestoga College Math Pre-Admissions test. Minimum grade cut-offs apply. Applicants with this course may be given an alternate offer to the one-year Technology Foundations program, which serves as a preparatory pathway into this program.

Career opportunities

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

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