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Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Description:This career calls for a curious and creative mind. The mechanical engineering technologist supports the engineering activities of design, fabrication, installation, testing, servicing, and maintenance of mechanical equipment and systems. Technology changes rapidly and requires a strong grasp of fundamental concepts to respond easily and imaginatively to challenging problems. Strong analytical skills and critical thinking are an asset in this program.

Mechanical engineering technologists find employment in a wide cross section of industry sectors including marine, aeronautical, hydraulics, building systems, construction, and manufacturing. Work may include machine component design, mechanical building system design, estimating, technical sales, research and development, or plant engineering and maintenance.
URL:Mechanical Engineering Technology at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersMechanical Engineering Technologists and TechniciansAir Transport Ramp Attendants

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent, including: Academic Grade 12 English; Academic Grade 12 Math; and Academic Grade 12 Physics.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 13, 2018