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Program Information

School:Red Deer College
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

The Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) diploma program is designed to prepare students for high-demand careers in the rapidly growing manufacturing, petroleum, and infrastructure design industries in Central Alberta. Students will use both handson and theoretical approaches to learn mechanical engineering fundamentals including mathematics, solid mechanics, thermalfluid sciences, and kinematics, blended with industry-focused topics such as automation, control, lean and computer integrated manufacturing, and reliability. Based on National Technology Benchmarks for Mechanical Engineering Technology, this program, coupled with industry experience, will lead to the Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and Professional Technologist (PTech) designations.

URL:Mechanical Engineering Technology at Red Deer College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,681
International: $14,212
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersMechanical Engineering Technologists and TechniciansAir Transport Ramp Attendants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Science 

A minimum average of 65% with no mark below 50% in: a. ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2 or equivalent b. Math 30-1 or equivalent c. Physics 20 or equivalent d. Two of Chemistry 30, Mathematics 31, Physics 30, Science 30 or of Computer Science Advanced-Level CTS (5 credits) or equivalent

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 May 10, 2021

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