Electrical Engineering Technology Co-op Overview

Co-op Format

September to December January to April May to August
Semester 1 Semester 1 or 2 Vacation or 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 Electrical Engineering Technology

Co-op Delivery and Fees

This program has a mandatory 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.

Driver’s License and Vehicle

Please note that some co-op positions for this program require that students have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. The license requirement (G class, G2 class) varies by position. Some co-op positions may require students to commute.

Work Term Capabilities

(which do not reflect individual work experiences & exposures)

Work Term 1

  • Design, construction, testing, installation and preventative maintenance of computer and electronic equipment
  • Use instrumentation equipment such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, digital measuring equipment
  • Installation, troubleshooting and repair of computer hardware & software
  • Prototype development for microcontroller applications
  • Microcontroller interfacing and programming using C and Assembly languages
  • Digital and analogue circuits design and troubleshooting
  • Experience with industrial logic and sensors, and 3-phase motor and control
  • PLC programming and implementation, Industrial electronics
  • Printed circuit board layout and construction
  • Technical support, field service, component sourcing and purchasing
  • Technical writing
  • Small scale construction projects & use of tools

Work Terms 2, 3 & 4

  • Computer aided drafting

  • Computer network design, installation, maintenance and management
  • Fixed speed AC and DC motor control systems analysis, testing and troubleshooting
  • Evaluation testing and modification of electrical systems and metering
  • Evaluation, testing and modification of industrial automation systems
  • Design, test and modify variable speed AC and DC drive systems
  • Analyse, test & design closed loop industrial control systems using analog and digital elements
  • Evaluate, test and modify closed loop process control systems
  • Design, testing, installation and maintenance of plant automation and control equipment
  • Use instrumentation equipment such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, digital measuring equipment on industrial equipment
  • Prototype development in industrial electronics
  • Interpretation and analysis of electrical/electronic power
  • Protection and control system schematics
  • System modifications and schematic preparation
  • Protection co-ordination and evaluation
  • Polyphase meter and protective relay calibration
  • Digital control equipment design & support
  • Technical writing
Co-op Pay Range Co-op Pay Average
Range: $15.00 - $31.00 Average: $18.00

For further information, please contact

Krislynn McKinlay, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2168
Email: krislynn.mckinlay [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Krislynn McKinlay)