Durham College

Mechanical Engineering Technician - Non-Destructive Evaluation (Fast-Track)

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Engineering & Information Technology (SEIT)
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Description:In this program designed specifically for applicants with existing academic credentials, students with a degree in Science can expand their knowledge of the non-destructive evaluation industry and complete an advanced diploma in fewer semesters. Students learn about materials and specific testing methods in order to examine cars, trains, airplanes, spacecraft, towers, bridges, ships, power plants and amusement park rides to identify and analyze possible defects. With education, training, and practical experience under your belt, you will be prepared to begin your training in industry as an inspector to test and evaluate components for internal or external flaws, using advanced technology including visual inspection and radiology/radiographic techniques, allowing people to live and work in a safe environment. As a graduate, you will become an integral part of assuring the safety and integrity of our infrastructure, components and structures that are built or are in service in our society.
URL:Mechanical Engineering Technician - Non-Destructive Evaluation (Fast-Track) at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,804

Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersMechanical Engineering Technologists and TechniciansAir Transport Ramp Attendants

Admission Requirements

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

    Admission requirements are as follows: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C or U), and Grade 12 Mathematics (C, M or U).

    Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:

      Admission requirements are as follows: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C or U), and Grade 12 Mathematics (C, M or U). 

      To be considered for the fast-track (credit transfer) pathway a specific educational background is recommended as follows: degree or diploma in either mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, material science or physics completed within the last five years, one post-secondary physics course, one post-secondary calculus course, one post-secondary statistics course, one post-secondary electricity course, and proof of English Language Proficiency. Additional information may be requested to demonstrate practical lab experience.

      * 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 January 16, 2023