Douglas College

Engineering and Fabrication Technologies

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Science & Technology
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Engineering, General
Description:Are you a creative person with big ideas? Looking for a career that will challenge you? Engineers are responsible for solving many of the challenges of modern life. As an engineer, you have the ability to create anything you want – from key rings to robots to airplanes – by using your knowledge of science and mathematics. In the first year of the two-year Diploma in Engineering and Fabrication Technologies program, you will complete the academic courses required for the first year of a bachelor’s degree in engineering at a university. In the second year of the program, you will complete second year academic courses and develop practical skills in design and prototyping that will enhance your resumé if you apply to a Co-operative Education program. You’ll gain experience constructing and programming robots, using a Raspberry Pi to control mechanical devices and using cutting-edge fabrication technologies such as water jet cutters and laser cutters.
URL:Engineering and Fabrication Technologies at Douglas College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Manufacturing ManagersIndustrial Engineers

Admission Requirements


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

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

Applicants must meet General College Admission Requirements. Applicants are also required to have English 12 with a minimum grade of B (or acceptable substitution*), Physics 12 with a minimum grade of B (or acceptable substitution*), Chemistry 12 with a minimum grade of B (or acceptable substitution*), and Principles of Math 12 or Precalculus 12 with a minimum grade of B (or acceptable substitution*). See website for more details.

* 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 August 11, 2022