Okanagan College

Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma

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Program Information

School:Okanagan College
Faculty:Engineering Technology
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

The mechanical engineering technologist is involved in the design, manufacture, testing, installation, operation and maintenance of a wide variety of machines and mechanical equipment. Through the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Okanagan College, students are trained in fundamental engineering principles and practice. Students will gain a working knowledge in the fundamentals of materials, structures, fluids, power, machine design, manufacturing, thermodynamics, HVAC, quality, and instrumentation and control. The use of current computer software is emphasized throughout the program.

A diverse and stimulating program, Mechanical Engineering Technology incorporates labs and field trips to reinforce theoretical background, and to develop appropriate methods of approach and solution of engineering problems.

URL:Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma at Okanagan College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,906
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersMechanical Engineering Technologists and TechniciansAir Transport Ramp Attendants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, English 12 with minimum of 60% or alternative (see school calendar). Minimum of 60% in any of: Pre-Calculus 12, Principles of Mathematics 12, Adult Basic Education MATH 012, Okanagan College MATH 120; or minimum of 70% in an Okanagan College Mathematics 12 Proficiency Test. Physics 11 required; Physics 12 recommended. Chemistry 11 or Chemistry 12 strongly recommended. Computer Science 11 or 12, an introductory course in computers, or general computer experience strongly recommended.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Keyboarding skill of at least 20 wpm strongly recommended.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 08, 2021