Conestoga College

Technology Foundations

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Field of Study:Engineering Technology, General
Description:Student success is a basic philosophy at Conestoga College. We believe in delivering programming that will meet your needs while providing you with the best possible opportunity to attain your educational and career goals. This program provides an alternative pathway to popular School of Engineering Technology programs. This program has been designed with student success in mind. It increases academic readiness, guarantees entry into a specified Engineering Technology program and results in a slightly lighter course load while in the Engineering Technology program.

The curriculum is designed to provide a balanced education in applied mathematics, physics, and an introduction to technology with courses in communication, personal success and general education. As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare you for the challenges of higher education in the technology field. In addition, this program includes one course each semester from a specified Engineering Technology program or a combination of Engineering disciplines. These hands-on courses provide the student with an opportunity to learn more about the Engineering Technology program they are interested in.

Graduates of this one-year program are guaranteed entry into the next first year intake of a specified Engineering Technology program provided they have has simultaneously applied through OCAS, earned all credits and have achieved a minimum program average of 65%, including a minimum 65% average of both math courses. Credit is given for courses taken during the Technology Foundations program that are in the program design of the Engineering Technology program. This results in a slightly lighter course load while in the Engineering Technology program.
URL:Technology Foundations at Conestoga College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,320
Enrolment #:60
Careers:Industrial Engineers

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 

Must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older.

* 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 06, 2010