Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

Electrical Engineering Technician

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Program Information

School:Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Trades
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronic and Comm. Engin. Tech./Technician
Description:Electrical Engineering Technicians work in the areas of installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair, as well as analyzing and troubleshooting a variety of electrical circuits, equipment and systems. In addition, graduates will be able to participate in quality control and quality assurance programs and apply communication, documentation, computer information technology, and teamwork skills to support the engineering activities of an organization. Technicians maintain power generation stations and transmission lines and work in areas such as protection, industrial telecommunications, electrical maintenance and installation, and control systems. Students receive extensive hands-on instruction in several state-of-the-art laboratories. They will learn how to select, design, install, maintain, program and troubleshoot modern industrial, electrical and electronic systems. Graduates from our Technician or Technology programs may obtain certification through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
URL:Electrical Engineering Technician at Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersElectrical and Electronics Engineering TechnologistsElectronics Equipment Service TechniciansSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with Grade 12 English (C, U); Grade 12 Math (C, U) (MCT4C preferred; MAP4C is accepted with a minimum GPA of 60%); or equivalent.

* 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 September 29, 2021