Computer Engineering Technician - 583

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
Merge together computer networking and electrical engineering to create a Smart Systems Integration hybrid engineering model.
Overview

Please note: In September 2019, this program, Computer Engineering Technician (583) will be replaced with Computer Engineering Technician - Mechatronic Systems (563)

Program Highlights

  • Acquire competence in Computer Engineering with both hardware and software skills
  • Explore automation and programmable logic controllers, computer networking, and web applications through theory and hands-on practice
  • Study curriculum and contents from organizations including IEEE, CompTIA and Cisco Academy, Altera, Siemens and other industrial partners
  • Learn about computer hardware and interfacing, Arduino and embedded systems, CAD Systems and internet technologies, electronics and electrical systems, instrumentation and industrial automation

Robotics and systems integration have become the hot topics on all management’s strategic discussions – in all industries. Whether it is a discussion about the telephone systems in an insurance office or the manufacturing of a widget on the shop floor, smart systems integration changes the capabilities and efficiencies of the work environment.

Increasingly, individuals and organizations look to computers, be they stand-alone or networked, to optimize workflow, establish a presence in global markets and improve communication. This pervasive integration of computers and their associated technologies has led to an emergence of job opportunities in the creation, integration and support of technology systems and infrastructures. Computer Engineering Technician will merge together computer networking and electrical engineering to create a Smart Systems Integration hybrid engineering model.

Program Length

2 academic years (periods of 8 months)

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Tuition and Fees

2018 - 2019 Domestic Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Ancillary Fees $717.02 $653.92
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Mandatory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,504.49 $1,504.49
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $2,221.51 $2,158.41
Total 1st Year Fees $4,379.92

2018 - 2019 International Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $7,342.97 $7,342.97
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fee Plus Tax $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Charges Per Semester $7,792.97 $7,717.97
Total 1st Year Fees $15,510.94

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Additional Information

  • 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 SPH4C OR SPH4U recommended
  • Options are available for mature applicants.
  • 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.

Note: International students must provide an official IELTS or TOEFL result or English Credit from a Canadian secondary school or similar English evaluation.  Prior academic credentials must be assessed through an accredited body such as WES.

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Language Requirements for International Students:

  • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Opportunities

Opportunities

Pathways and Credit Transfer

View our pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices.

Career Opportunities

Occupational categories:

  • Field Service Technician
  • Manufacturing Assembler
  • Plant Operator
  • Electromechanical Technician
  • Robotics Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • Embedded Systems Design and Support
  • Mobile and Web App Developer
  • Network Design and Installer
  • Product Development Specialist
  • PC Technicians
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Computer User Support / Help Desk Technicians
  • Systems Testing Technician
  • Data communications support
  • Technical Call Center Analyst

Graduate Opportunities

  • Graduates from the Computer Engineering Technician – Robotic and Automation program can expect to find employment a cross section of industries including energy, healthcare, transportation, automotive, manufacturing, food processing, packaging, waste management, and automation.
  • Graduates have an opportunity to write the Siemens Mechatronics Level 1 Certification
  • Seamless pathway to Computer Engineering Technologyprogram 552 and then onwards to BTech and other degree programs

Learning Outcomes

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.

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Phone: 1-905-575-2254

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Philippines: 180011102544

Admissions

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Domestic Canadian Students
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Phone: 1-844-767-6871

International Students*
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Phone: 1-905-575-2254

*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

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Program Coordinator

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Canadian Domestic Students

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