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Electrical Engineering Technology

Credential:
Ontario College Advanced Diploma
College Code:
CONS
School:
Engineering & Information Technology
Program Code:
0928
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
CA
Academic Year:
2014 / 2015

About the Program

The three-year Electrical Engineering Technology program has been designed to provide students with both theoretical and practical experience, enabling them to work in a wide variety of electrical engineering areas including power systems and process control.

In the first two years, students gain experience with electrical motors, controls, PLCs, generators, transformers and their industrial applications. In the third year, students continue with advanced PLC applications as applied to a variety of industrial processes including machine controls, PID controls, batching operations, remote monitoring and servo systems.

The Electrical Engineering Technology program prepares students to work with power generation, automation systems, instrumentation and various other control systems. Throughout the program, students will also gain experience in safety practices, safety standards and equipment, technical writing and CAD.

Graduating students perform technological functions in various aspects of the energy field, primarily in support of research, development and design at a recognized technologist level.

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) conditionally recognizes this program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) category.

Note: Applicants with MAP4C may be given an alternate offer to the one-year Technology Foundations program which serves as a preparatory pathway into this program.

Program Information

Length: Three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program
Delivery Sequence: Cambridge - September/2014 (Waitlist) - Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter
Location: Cambridge (Fountain Street)
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 70

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: Please refer to program fee chart for information.
*Fees are higher for international students on a Student Visa. Please refer to international program fee chart for information.
*Books and supplies are additional.

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Aid/Awards.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment in the electrical industry as electrical technologists designing electric machines, troubleshooting electrical systems, performing engineering tests on controls and heavy electrical equipment and in quality assurance.

97% of 2011-2012 graduates found employment within 6 months of graduation. Their average starting salary was $42,717.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions. View the transfer agreement opportunities for this program.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

For more information on the PLAR process, please visit the testing website.

Course Information
Course # Courses
Level One
EECE1520 Electrical Principles
EECE1535 Analytical Techniques
EECE1540 Electrical Skills
EECE1550 Introduction to AutoCAD
INST1000 Electrical Measurement
LIBS1540 Student Success for Higher Learning
MATH1880 Mathematics I (Electrical)
PHYS2010 Magnetic Circuits
Level Two
EECE1140 Electrical Fundamentals (Power)
EECE1450 Electrical/Electronic Power Devices
INST1010 Introduction To Instrumentation
MATH1895 Mathematics II (Electrical)
PROG1185 Programming Principles
Electives: General Education Student must complete a minimum of 36 Hours
Level Three
CNTR2180 Programmable Logic Controllers I
EECE2070 Electrical Projects
EECE2100 DC Test Floor Practice
EECE2130 DC Motor/Generator And Control Theory
EECE2140 Industrial Power Electronics
EECE2200 Introduction to Renewable Energy
EECE2510 Renewable Energy Practice
Electives: General Education Student must complete a minimum of 36 Hours
Level Four
CNTR2045 Programmable Logic Controllers II
CODE2040 Electrical Code
EECE2115 Power Transformers
EECE2480 AC Test Floor Practice
EECE2490 AC Motor/Alternator And Control Theory
EECE2500 Safety Standards for Electrical Systems
INST2010 Instrumentation for Electrical Systems
Level Five
COMP3010 Advanced Computer Applications
EECE3060 Advanced AC Theory and Power Systems
EECE3100 Advanced Digital Electronics
EECE3320 Advanced Machine Control Systems
EECE3420 Project Planning and Presentation
LIBS1340 Law, Ethics and Professional Practice
MATH3040 Calculus And Mathematical Modelling
Level Six
CNTR3050 Electronic Machine Controls
EECE3030 Transformer Design
EECE3150 Process/Batch Control Systems
EECE3310 OPC Systems for PLCs
EECE3330 Final Project/Report - Electrical Engineering Technology
MATH3030 Advanced Mathematical Modelling

Program Outcomes

MSDNAA Program-Paid Software For Students/Faculty

Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance ( MSDNAA ) software is available as an included Program resource (i.e. no cost to you) if you are registered in this Program or are registered in at least one course that is part of this Program's curriculum.

You will access the downloads of this software through ELMS E-Academy License Management System (ELMS). For more information about MSDNAA please visit MSDNAA Overview. To access the software you need to pay attention to the following information:

For Students:
  • You must be an active student in this Program (be currently registered in this Program or registered in at least one course in this Program's curriculum with fees paid).
  • Adhere to the license terms of the MSDNAA Student Use Agreement.
  • Go to the MSDNAA Software Center (link provided at the last item) to download your software. Please read MSDNAA software download instructions if you need some help. Be sure to record the software SERIAL NUMBER (if available, some free software doesn't have serial number).
  • After installing you need to register (Activate) your software by using your software serial number. Click window list menu button at the left bottom corner, click all programs, select the program you installed, navigate to the help menu, enter your serial number. You can refer to the MSDNAA How-To Videos for help.
  • When you are ready, go to the MSDNAA Software Center to get your MSDNAA software.

    For Faculty:
  • You must be an active faculty in this Program (currently teaching course(s) in a Program in this School).
  • Adhere to the license terms and program usage guidelines
  • Go to the MSDNAA Software Center (link provided at the last item) to download your software. Please read MSDNAA software download instructions if you need some help. Be sure to record the software SERIAL NUMBER (if available, some free software doesn't have serial number).
  • After installing you need to register (Activate) your software by using your software serial number. Click window list menu button at the left bottom corner, click all programs, select the program you installed, navigate to the help menu, enter your serial number. You can refer to the MSDNAA How-To Videos for help.
  • When you are ready, go to the MSDNAA Software Center to get your MSDNAA software.

    If you have any questions or suggestions please contact Conestoga MSDNAA support.

Program Advisory Committees

The College appoints Program Advisory Committee members for diploma, degree, certificate and apprenticeship programs. Committees are composed of employers, practitioners and recent program graduates. College representatives (students, faculty, and administrators) are resource persons. Each committee advises the Board on the development of new programs, the monitoring of existing programs and community acceptance of programs.

For a list of the current members, please visit our Program Advisory Committees.

Apply Now

Domestic students should apply online at www.ontariocolleges.ca or by phone at 1-888-892-2228.

ONTARIOCOLLEGES.CA
60 Corporate Court
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1G 5J3

Detailed steps on the application process may help you to apply.

International students should apply online using a Conestoga College International Application Form. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Interested students should check the listing of open programs on our international students web page before applying.

For program information, call the Information Centre at 519-748-5220 ext 3656.

Disclaimer The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.
Program Status
Start DateCampusStatus**
SEP, 2014 Cambridge Wait List
** Status applicable to domestic students

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