Conestoga College

Electrical Technician - Industrial

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Description:Electrical energy fuels our economy, lights our homes, and provides a conduit for entertainment and communications. Our ever-increasing reliance on electricity is driving the need for skilled electrical workers, and now more than ever there are opportunities in this exciting field.

This program prepares you to enter an electrical apprenticeship in construction (309A) or industrial (442A) sectors, or to work in other electrical-related fields, in manufacturing, supply chain, fire alarm or renewable energy. If you enjoy creative problem solving, working with your hands and exploring innovative technology, this is the program for you.
This Ontario College diploma program offers completion in two-years, or in two-and-a-half years, when following the optional co-op stream. You will learn electrical theory, code regulations and blueprint reading throughout the program. Your extensive shop time will include a progression through residential, commercial and industrial wiring methods. In addition, you will develop an understanding of control strategies and technology in motors, programmable logic controllers (PLC) and automation shops. Levels 1 and 2 of the trade schooling for an Ontario electrical apprenticeship are embedded in the program and this will provide you with a recognized advantage when starting your career.
URL:Electrical Technician - Industrial at Conestoga College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,173
International: $15,412

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:32

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status, Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270), and Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics (MATH1420).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum 2.5 SWA (65% session weighted average) and no failures in any ELEC, ELCN or INST courses.

    * 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 December 29, 2018