Electrical Engineering Technology - 582

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Three years
OSAP Checkmark OSAP Eligible
Help maintain the balance of power in this comprehensive technology program focused on electrical power control systems.

Program Highlights

  • Co-op term is one year in length — a format that is widely preferred by employers and students alike.
  • Practical and real-life experience through applied research projects.

What you'll learn

  • Explore the electrical control and power systems field through training in theory and laboratory practice.
  • Principles and knowledge of Electrical and Electronic systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers and Industrial Network systems
  • Control systems and Variable Speed Drive systems
  • Electrical Power Generation, Protection and Control systems
  • Electrical Metering and Distribution

Students in this program will gain hands-on, experiential learning with industry partners in a decommissioned substation.

 

 

Program Length

3 academic years (periods of 8 months), plus co-op

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Please note: in-person, virtual, and hybrid classes vary according to the program and some programs may be in-person only. Refer to the Program Overview for more information.

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Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

  • 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

Options are available for mature applicants.


Language Requirements for Applicants with English as a Second Language

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Tuition and Fees

2024 - 2025 Domestic Tuition and Fees

DescriptionSemester 1Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees$881.96$785.16
Co-op Fees$316.67$331.06
Compulsory Program Fees$0.00$0.00
Domestic Tuition$1,354.04$1,354.04
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester$2,552.67$2,470.26
Total 1st Year Fees$5,022.93

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.


2024 - 2025 International Tuition and Fees

DescriptionSemester 1Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fees$8,525.00$8,525.00
Co-op Fees$316.67$331.06
Program Compulsory Fees$0.00$0.00
International Tax Recovery$450.00$375.00
Total International Charges Per Semester$9,291.67$9,231.06
Total 1st Year Fees$18,522.73

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

Additional Information

Financial Assistance

When it comes to paying for your education, investing in your future can be more affordable than you think. A Mohawk education is one of the most cost-effective means of acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to have a prosperous and rewarding career. 

As you start on your chosen career path, it's important to have a realistic set of expectations regarding the expenses associated with attending college. In addition to your tuition fees, you will also need to budget for books, supplies, housing, and other related living expenses. You may be able to supplement your income and savings with scholarships, bursaries, or loans. It pays to do some research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.

Available Financial Assistance Resources:

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By submitting a Scholarships and Bursaries Application every semester, students have access to over $3 million in Mohawk College scholarships, bursaries and Ministry-partnered funding to help meet their financial needs.

Financial Literacy and Money Coaching:

Whether saving for school, sticking to a budget, or planning for a major purchase, financial literacy affects us all. That's why Mo' Money is committed to helping our students improve their money skills and become more confident with their money.

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

This co-op program has been accredited by CEWIL Canada. This represents the highest standard of achievement for co-op programs in Canada.

To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning.  

Co-op Format

September to DecemberJanuary to AprilMay to August
Semester 1Semester 1 or 2Vacation or Semester 2
Semester 3Semester 4Work Term 1 (Co-op)
Semester 5Work 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.

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)

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 RangeCo-op Pay Average
Range: $16.55 - $28.50Average: $22.00

For further information, please contact:

Blair Goodman, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2168
Email: blair.goodman [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Blair Goodman)

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 Colleges and Universities (MCU) 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.

Career Opportunities

Your future career options

  • Electrical Engineering Technologists
  • Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists/Technicians
  • Power-Transmission/Distribution Engineering Technologists/Technicians
  • Power-Protection Engineering Technologists

Where you could work includes:

  • Industrial and Commercial Organizations
  • Automotive, Food and Steel Industries
  • Power Generations, Transmissions and Utilities
  • Process Automation, Oil Refineries and Chemical Plants

Opportunities for grads

  • Graduates may be eligible to be registered as associate members of The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
  • FANUC Certification Level 1, Handling Tools and Operation.
  • Eligible to apply for Limited Licence with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).

Educational Pathways

 

Pathways to Mohawk 

If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
 

Pathways within Mohawk

If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *

This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Pathways beyond Mohawk

Earn a degree:

  • Athabasca University - Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Science with majors: Applied Mathematics, Computing Information Systems, or Human Science
  • Technological University of the Shannon - Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical Energy, Industrial Automotive & Robotic Systems, or Renewable and Electrical Energy

See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.

  • Semesters 1 to 4 questions: vijay.khatri [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Contact Vijay Khatri)
  • Semesters 5 to 6 questions: stephen.eagle [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Contact Stephen Eagle)

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Associate Dean: john.van-loon [at] mohawkcollege.ca (John Van Loon)



 

Program Coordinator

Vijay Khatri

Vijay Khatri

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

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Program Coordinator

John Van Loon's portrait

Associate Dean: John Van Loon



 

Vijay Khatri

Vijay Khatri

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

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