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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering Technician - Process Automation and Control

Course code: #0338

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering Technician - Process Automation and Control

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,971 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    2 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
Winter-January Ongoing Ongoing

Overview

College Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering Technician - Process Automation and Control

Keeping Industry Moving Forward

Ever wonder what it takes to keep complex industrial processes running? Today there are process measurement and control system techniques that ensure precise product consistency and reliability.

Confederation College’s Instrumentation Engineering Technician – Process Automation and Control two-year program will provide you with a solid footing in both theory and practice in a laboratory designed to emulate common control systems found in the industry. 

Through coursework, you’ll learn the basics of electrical, digital, electronics, computer systems, industrial drawings & specifications, physics, computer software and communications for technology. 

The lab features functioning processes employing pneumatic as well as modern microprocessor-based electronic control equipment such as PLC’s, Distributed Control Systems, and field networks.

Top Highlights

  • Learn how to install, calibrate, maintain and repair complex measurement and control systems used in a variety of process control applications
  • Two optional co-ops give you experience in your field of study
  • Option to apply for the 3rd year Electrical Engineering Technology program after graduation
  • Continue on to a university degree through articulation agreements

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
  • 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.


Education pathway


Academic background and requirement

  • A high school/senior secondary diploma with a grade 12 math credit.

Career opportunities

  • Engineering Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Instrumentation and Controls Technician

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