Mechanical Engineering Technology - 529
This nationally accredited program provides a solid background in applications and theory in mechanical engineering, including design, manufacturing, automation and robotics, energy conversion and transmission, and engineering materials.
Mohawk’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program gives you the knowledge and skills to contribute immediately in a wide variety of industries and careers. This program focuses on the applications and theory of mechanical engineering, including design, advanced manufacturing and automation/robotics. Take your theoretical and practical skills, co-op job experience and capstone project and graduate with confidence knowing that this program has prepared you for a prosperous career.
This CTAB nationally accredited program provides a solid background in applications and theory in mechanical engineering, including design, manufacturing, automation and robotics, energy conversion and transmission, and engineering materials.
- Learn how to use CAD solid modeling analysis techniques and rapid prototyping to design mechanical components and assemblies
- Develop skills in Robotics, CNC and Computer Integrated Manufacturing
- Build technical communication and project management skills in order to function effectively as part of an engineering team.
- Develop skills in Robotics, Mechatronics, CNC and Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
- Design mechanical components and assemblies; use CAD, solid modelling and rapid prototyping to shape your projects.
- Enhance technical communication and project management skills in order to function effectively as part of a design team and improve the quality of final products and processes
- Tailor your final year to suit your career aspirations through the choice of course options in Lean Manufacturing, 3-D printing, Automation, ISO, Engineering Sciences, Materials/Metal Casting and more
CTAB Nationally Accredited Program:
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program has met the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB).
Applicants to the Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program must have the minimum requirements for admission
- OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
- Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
- Grade 12 Mathematics; MAP4C ≥ 80% or MCT4C; or any U or equivalent
- Senior Physics and Chemistry are recommended
- We strongly recommend MCT4C
- Students should have a working knowledge of MS Office and Office Suite prior to starting the program. Computer Skills for College COMP CO002 or equivalent is recommended. Register online at our Continuing Education webpage
Contact Admissions for options that are available for mature applicants.
Note: Applicants that do not satisfy minimum requirements will be provided an alternate offer to Pre-Technology as a pathway/foundation to desired program. Successful graduates from this program will be considered for advanced standing into original program choice.
Applicants that would like to challenge the math requirements may do so by writing a Pre-admission assessment test for a fee.
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Mechanical Engineering Technology
Cooperative Education Advantage
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Mohawk College provides courses and a co-op education option that lets students:
- Earn while you learn with paid work semesters
- The Mohawk Job Center facilitates the development of program-related co-op and internship work opportunities for full-time students in this program
- View the co-op format
For transfer opportunities, visit Pathways and Credit Transfer
The Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program prepares students for long-lasting careers
Find employment in:
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Process Engineering
- Materials/Metal Casting
- Technical Sales
- Project Management
- Production Supervision
- Quality Control
- Advanced Manufacturing Specialist
Over 85% of students find employment within 6 months of graduating. See the Graduate Employment Report
The Mechanical Engineering Technology program meets the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). Graduates and final year students are eligible to register as associate members of the Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and are prepared for other certifications.
Industries of Employment
- Automated Machinery Design and Manufacturing
- Power Generation - Thermal and Nuclear
- Automotive Equipment Manufacturing
- Materials, Metal Casting
- Forestry and Mining Equipment Manufacturing
- Petroleum and Chemical Processing
- Mechanical Engineering Technologists
- Graduates and final-year students are eligible to register as associate members of the Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and are prepared for other certifications
- Graduates can complete a Bachelor of Technology in Manufacturing Engineering at McMaster University with credit for 2 full years or complete a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at Lakehead University with credit for 2 years.
- Degree completion opportunities in:
- Mohawk/McMaster B.Tech in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Automotive and Vehicle Technology and Energy Engineering Technology
- Transfer to other CEAB accredited B. Eng programs
Program of Studies
Course Overview & Descriptions
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.