To be a technologist, you need a two- to three-year college program in electrical/electronics engineering technology, computer engineering technology, telecommunications technology, or an equivalent area of study.
You may need certification by a provincial association, which is obtained after two years' supervised work experience.
There is mobility among related occupations such as technical sales, electronics service technicians, instrument technicians, and avionics technicians.
With experience, you may move up the ranks to be come a manager in engineering, production or operations.
Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 1 in 5 has an undergraduate university degree.
Team project work
Committee work on industry ethics
Industrial Arts (Electronics)