Electrical Engineering Technician - Power Co-op Overview

Students interested in the co-operative program (433) do not apply directly. Once enrolled in program 403, students who start in September, can apply to the co-op stream (433) during Semester 1 and will be admitted at the end of Semester 1, if they meet the co-op requirements. Co-op is not available to students who start first semester in January.

Co-op Format

September to December January to AprilMay to August
Semester 1Semester 2Work Term 1 (Co-op)
Semester 3Work Term 2 (Co-op)Work Term 3 (Co-op)
Work Term 4 (Co-op)Semester 4 

Learn more about Electrical Engineering Technician - Power

Co-op Delivery and Fees

This program has an optional co-op, as part of the program of study.

The annual co-op fee structure can be found on the Tuition and Fees page.

For questions, please contact the Co-op Specialist listed at the bottom of the webpage.


This optional co-op program offers 40 co-operative education spots, per fall intake. Academic eligibility requirements will be shared prior to students applying to the co-op stream.

Co-op Designation

This program offers four co-op work term opportunities but requires two completed co-op work terms for the co-op designation. 

Work Term Capabilities

(which do not reflect individual work experiences & exposures)

  • Interpret and produce electrical and electronics drawings using AutoCAD
  • Assemble, test, modify, and maintain electrical circuits and equipment
  • Electrical code and electrical wiring practices; conduit bending and installation
  • Calibrate and maintain instruments or devices in the operation of electrical motors, generators and distribution equipment
  • Install and troubleshoot static and rotating electrical machines and associated control systems
  • Use, verify, and maintain automation and instrumentation equipment and systems
  • Assist in commissioning, testing and troubleshooting electrical power systems under the supervision of a qualified person

Additional Information

Mohawk College students enrolled in the two-year Electrical Engineering Technician - Power program at the Stoney Creek Campus will be earning more than a technician diploma! Graduates of this program will have taken the in-school portion of apprenticeship training in the related trade - (442A) Industrial Electrician. This allows graduates to enter an apprenticeship - for which many large employers are demanding a technician diploma for entry - with the apprenticeship in-school training completed.


Co-op Pay RangeCo-op Pay Average
Range: $16.55 - $23.50Average: $21.50


For further information regarding the co-op programs, please contact:

Rachel Alfano, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-1212 Ext. 5045
Email: rachel.alfano [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Rachel Alfano)