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Electronic 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:Electrical, Electronic and Comm. Engin. Tech./Technician
Description:Electronic devices have become part of everyday life. Microprocessors, robots, lasers, fibre optics, biomedical electronics, satellite communications, and wireless networking all use microelectronic technology. With a wide range of applications, there is growing demand for electronic technologists who bring a comprehensive understanding for the principles of electricity, microcomputers, communications, and industrial electronics and how they can be used to create solutions.

Graduates find employment in many job functions related to electronics: maintenance, design, or sales. Job responsibilities usually involve operating/maintaining equipment and systems and instructing others on how to use the equipment and devices. In some cases, technologists are also involved in design, collaborating with other technologists and engineers to create new devices. Employment may be found in many industry sectors including: telecommunications, manufacturing, oil and gas, biomedical research, industrial instrumentation, consulting engineering, marine research, conservation, and alternative energy.
URL:Electronic Engineering Technology at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersElectrical and Electronics Engineering TechnologistsElectronics Equipment Service TechniciansSee More...

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 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent, including: Academic Grade 12 English; Academic Grade 12 Math and Academic Grade 11 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