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Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automated Manufacturing (Co-op)

Program Details

Credential: 2-Year Ontario College Diploma

This two-year program is designed to give students a broad exposure to mechanical engineering technology. Emphasis is placed on manufacturing aspects of engineering, using standard procedures, computer graphics and related computer-based analyses. Relevant aspects of manufacturing processes and materials are covered to facilitate an understanding of the integration between design and manufacturing. Graduates of this program are prepared for employment in areas such as manufacturing support, CNC programming, quality assurance, product installation and testing, technical sales and other production-related areas.

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 - Mechanical Technician - Automated Manufacturing
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (May - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes Work Term 1
Year 2 Classes Work Term 2 Classes

Work Term Capabilities

Specific skills and abilities that students are typically capable of performing during a given work term are listed below.

Work Term I



Work Term II



Sample Job Titles

Work Term I: CAD/CAM Operator, Engineering Assistant, Junior Mechanical Detailer

Work Term II: Junior Manufacturing Technician, Quality Assurance Assistant, Materials Tester

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 talented co-op student? Contact:

Melissa Deneault
Employer Relations Consultant
Mdeneault@conestogac.on.ca
519-748-5220 ext. 2817

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