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bachelor

Degree

Advanced College Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology

Course code: #0396

bachelor

Degree

Advanced College Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,971 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Options
Co-op

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September Ongoing Ongoing

Overview

Advanced College Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology

Design the Digital Future

The world is becoming more automated all of the time. Building control systems, manufacturing processes, industrial robotics, power generation and distribution, and thousands of other processes.

They all rely on electrical equipment and digital processes to keep them operating properly and communicating with each other. But it still takes a person to design, program, install and maintain all of that equipment.

Confederation College’s Electrical Engineering Technology advanced three-year diploma program is an advanced program of study that places special emphasis on computerized electronic control applications.

This program uses state-of-the-art DCS, PLCs, and drive systems, as well as today’s leading panel and PC-based SCADA/HMI packages

You’ll learn about electronics and computer fundamentals, applied mathematics, telecommunications, networks, automation control systems, process control systems and power systems.

Top Highlights

  • Learn about electric machines and drives, PLCs, computer networks, wireless technology, power systems, embedded control systems, process control systems
  • Two optional Co-ops give you a work experience in your field of study
  • Recognized by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
  • Continue on to a university engineering degree and a career path as a professional engineer through Lakehead University’s transfer program

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,771

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,188
Accommodation 1 bed room $3,800
Tuition 1 person $16,971

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 Results
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

79
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

54
54
listening
54
writing
54
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

For IELTS, students from India must have no band lower than 6.0 to meet SDS requirements.

  • Duolingo: 105 (no band lower than 85)

Academic English Program (AEP) - 13 Weeks

There are 5 levels in the Academic English Program. You will be assessed upon arrival and placed in the appropriate level based on your skills if you do not possess current IELTS or TOEFL scores.  

If you do not have a test score from any of these sources, you must do a placement test online before your arrival if you are planning to study in Canada. 

  • The program runs 25 hours per week and each level takes 13 weeks to complete.
  • Level 5 of the program is the equivalent of IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (80), and Duolingo English Test (110).
  • If you begin the program at level 5, you may be allowed to take one academic course outside of your AEP class schedule.

Please note that eligibility to take academic courses will be determined on a case-by-case basis and depending on your IELTS individual scores.

Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP) - 9 Weeks (compressed)

Students who have a conditional Offer of Admission and have the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 overall with no band lower than 6.0 may be admitted to the Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

This compressed course takes 9 weeks (July & August) and runs Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (36 hours per week)

This program will allow students to start their academic program in September upon successful completion of IAEP.


Academic background and requirement

  • A high school/senior secondary diploma with a grade 12 math credit.
  • Grade 11 MCF3M Functions and Applications, or MCR3U Functions, or Grade 12 MAP4C Foundations for College Math, or MCT4C Mathematics for College Technology or University Preparation or ACE Core Math (UM602).

Career opportunities

  • Electrical Technician
  • Electrician
  • Electrical Project Manager
  • Electrical Designer
  • Electrical Engineer

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