Electro-Mechanical Maintenance (Optional Co-op)

Program Details

Credential: 2-Year Ontario College Diploma

This two-year diploma program prepares students with training in both electrical and mechanical maintenance including applications in automated manufacturing systems and robotics.

Graduates will have demonstrated the ability to install and maintain equipment, work with PLCs, weld, and read and interpret legislation, site plans, schematics, and manufacturer manuals.

Having developed safe working practices in the use of machine tools, hand tools, and test equipment, graduates are able to apply basic communication, documentation, information technology, and computer skills to support an electro-mechanical technician position.

As part of the program, students will have the opportunity to challenge the exemption exam for the basic level in-school apprenticeship training for the Millwright - Industrial Mechanic trade or the Industrial Electrician trade.

Graduates are well prepared for employment opportunities in a wide variety of manufacturing and industrial environments.

Student Availability

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - there are no hard deadlines. Typical time frames for work terms are listed below.

Postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work is met.
Work/Study Sequence - Electro-Mechanical Maintenance
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (May - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes Work Term
Year 2 Classes Classes  

Work Term Capabilities

Sample Job Titles

Apprentice Electrician, Millwright, Mechanical Technician, Electrical Technician

Program Courses

To see a typical course list for this program, see the current program course information.

Wage Data

Conestoga College collects data on hourly wages of co-operative education students. See the Schedule and Wage Data for details.

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Contact Information

Do you need help developing a recruitment plan or job posting, accessing wage information, or connecting with a talented co-op student? Contact:

Bill Todd
Employer Relations Consultant