Industrial Engineering - Level 1 - 868

Mohawk College Certificate
Student working with employer at a plant

Specially designed for individuals working in Industrial Engineering who wish to obtain a certificate in the field. Typically individuals employed in first level Industrial Engineering positions conduct time-and-motion studies to suggest changes to reduce physical effort and increase safety; they draw plans of efficient plant layout; they assist in developing quality control testing for finished products and components; they also make recommendations involving time-study and participate in various manufacturing problem solving applications.

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  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2017/18 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: An examination of behavioural science findings, and their application to the modern business organization. The student will better understand human behaviour and the utilization of human skills in the work environment.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: MGMTBPC01 or HRESPIR17
Course description:
Course description: This course is designed to give the student an introduction to problem solving techniques and methods analysis. This should enable the student to analyze a given situation and, with the use of a variety of techniques, including visual, bring about improvements.
Credits: 3
Course description:
Prerequisites: IENGIM132
Course description: This course introduces the student to some analytical techniques used in designing plant layouts and material handling systems. A systematic approach to laying out facilities is stressed.
Credits: 4
Course description: The global intent of this course is to take the student on a 'walk' through the typical business concern. While the prime focus will be on a manufacturing organization, the concepts and techniques presented, apply to service or government institutions. Students will be exposed to the practices, procedures and policies utilized by enterprises in the pursuit of their goals and objectives.