Electronics Engineering Technology - Telecommunications Systems (Optional Co-op)

Program Details

Credential: 3-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

This three-year program prepares students for a career in electronics as it relates to telecommunications systems, operating from audio frequencies to light waves. The program provides a solid education in the basics of analog and digital electronics as well as a specialization in telecommunications technology. A core area of fundamentals and mathematics is studied in this program. The additional areas of study are analog and digital communication systems, networks and transmission media. State-of-the-art courses offered in the third year allow the student to experience the leading edge of technology and enhance his/her career goals.

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 - Electronics Engineering Technology - Telecommunications Systems
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (May - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes  
Year 2 Classes Classes Work Term 1
Year 3 Work Term 2 Work Term 3 Work Term 4
Year 4 Classes Classes  

Work Term Capabilities

A student's work terms run continuously for sixteen months and it is common to complete all work terms with the same employer. It is expected that due to the longer period of time with the employer, students will be given progressive responsibility and/or exposure to new challenges as their skills develop.

Work Terms I - IV

Sample Job Titles

Electronics Assembler, Maintenance Technician, Production Engineering Assistant, Development Engineering Technician, Developer - IOT, Electronic Draftsperson, Service Representative, Systems Engineering Assistant

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:

Kitty Runstedler
Employer Relations Consultant