Chemical Engineering Technology Co-op Overview

Co-op Format (Fall Intake)

September to December January to April May to August
Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
Semester 3  Semester 4 Work Term 1 (Co-op)
Semester 5 Work Term 2 (Co-op) Work Term 3 (Co-op)
Work Term 4 (Co-op) Semester 6  

 

Co-op Format (Winter Intake)

September to December  January to April May to August
N/A Semester 1 Semester 2
Semester 3 Semester 4 Work Term 1 (Co-op)
Semester 5 Work Term 2 (Co-op) Work Term 3 (Co-op)
Work Term 4 (Co-op) Semester 6  

Learn more about Chemical Engineering Technology

Work Term Capabilities

(which do not reflect individual work experiences & exposures)

Work Term 1

  • Chemical engineering principles
  • Material and energy balances
  • Kinetic analysis
  • Fluid flow and heat transfer analysis
  • ISO concepts and ASTM
  • Quality assurance concepts (Matrix spiking, internal and external standards, standard addition)
  • Small scale glassware use (distillation, extraction, drying, filtration)
  • Instrument use (pH, thermocouples, refractive index, melting point)
  • Spectrophotometric methods of analysis (Spectroscopy - AA, UV-VIS, IR)
  • Analytical methods of analysis (titrimetric, gravimetric, redox, chromatography, acid-base normality, auto-titration)
  • Pharmaceutical and food quality guidelines (GLPs, GMPs, ICH, USP, HAACP, Codex)
  • Excel / macro programming

Work Term 2, 3, and 4

  • Organic synthesis and analysis
  • Instrumental methods of analysis (GC/MS, HPLC, NMR)
  • Data acquisition and control
  • Basic electronic and electrical design
  • Sensor calibration and diagnostics
  • Project management concepts
  • Law and ethics concepts
Co-op Rate  
Range: $14.00 - $30.00 Average: $20.00

For further information, please contact:

Julie Farnand, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2163
Email: julie.farnand [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Julie Farnand)