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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Description:Advancement and changes in technology alters lives around us every day. The understanding of technology must go hand-in-hand with the skills necessary for its application. The Mechanical techniques program is designed to maximize the resources of a skilled workforce and enhance the career growth of individuals. One of the trends in the industry today is towards Multi-Skilled individuals.

The first semester will deliver a solid theory base as well as developing solid hand skills. Second semester specializes in industrial/manufacturing stream. You will incorporate learned methods on how to design and create assigned projects. Classroom instruction is reinforced by practical demonstrations and relevant work applications.

The 30 week Mechanical Techniques program parallels the first year Mechanical Engineering Technician program, and the Ontario Basic Millwright Trades Apprenticeship. Following successful completion of this program, a student may enter into the second year Mechanical Engineering Technician program and/or access a number of career occupations such as Millwright, Industrial Mechanic, Machinist, pipe fitting, plumbing, Welder/Fitter, Sheet Metal Worker.
URL:Mechanical Techniques at Confederation College
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Mechanical 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 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level. or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment. or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED). or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). Additional Required Course/s: Grade 11 MCF3M Functions and Applications or MCR3U Functions or Grade 12 MAP4C Foundations for College Math or MCT4C Mathematics for College Technology or University Preparation.

* 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 February 14, 2015