St. Lawrence College

Energy Systems Engineering Technician

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Description:Graduates from our Energy Systems Engineering Technician and Technology (ESET) programs work in exciting new careers as Renewable Energy System Designers and Clean Energy System Project Managers and Installers. In addition, our graduates have expertise in building energy management and building energy systems, where they find rewarding employment as Energy Managers and Energy Auditors.

Our many successful graduates illustrate how every year, businesses, governments and consumers are becoming more concerned with the financial and environmental costs of energy usage. Our ESET graduates are filling the growing needs of this marketplace for capable people with the knowledge and skills to design and implement renewable energy systems as well as to audit energy use in commercial and residential buildings and make recommendations to reduce energy demand and cost.

Our St. Lawrence College facilities include some of Canada’s most complete laboratories for students to learn how to size, design, and install solar photovoltaic, solar thermal and other sustainable energy systems, for both grid connected and off-grid applications. St. Lawrence College also has a 250kW grid connected rooftop solar array where we walk the talk on the value of renewable energy systems.
URL:Energy Systems Engineering Technician at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,293
International: $16,140

Books, lab kits and supplies (estimate): First year: Fall $600, Winter $400.
Scholarships:4

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 12 Math at the C or U level (or MCR3U); MCT4C Recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * 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 July 28, 2018