Mohawk College

Energy Systems Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Field of Study:Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Description:No matter what challenges arise in the future, there will always be a need for qualified people to produce smart and efficient electrical energy solutions. Electrical energy is the backbone of the world today and everyone relies on the safe generation, transmission, distribution and protection of this energy. Hydro utilities are in need of skilled technologists that have a strong foundation of modern electrical energy and who can help the industry move forward into the smart energy efficient digital age. This program is part of a Hydro One Partnership.

Students will benefit from hands-on learning in the Caroline Street Substation, located in downtown Hamilton, as well as gain access to a real-world application of Energy Systems labs in The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation, the new net zero building at Fennell Campus that is the first of its kind in Ontario and experience applied research in power, solar, wind energy using the state-of-the-art smart grid/microgrid at the Stoney Creek Energy Research Centre.

URL:Energy Systems Engineering Technology at Mohawk College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,792
International: $19,003

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Compulsory ancillary fees are included.

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 
Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent, and Grade 12 Mathematics; MAP4C ≥ 80% or MCT4C; or any U or equivalent. Applicants are recommended to have Senior Physics SPH4C OR SPH4U. Students should also have a working knowledge of MS Office and Office Suite prior to starting the program. Students are re recommended to have Computer Skills for College COMP CO002 or equivalent. Please visit the website for complete program details.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : All classes in Mohawk College are provided in English. Students whose first language is not English are expected to prove their proficiency with one of the following: successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8 with 70%; TOEFL minimum score of 550 (80 Internet based); IELTS minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5; or an Ontario Secondary School Diploma & English Credit (Grade 12 U, M or C) issued from a public school board. For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit:

* 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 March 09, 2023