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Electro-Mechanical Maintenance (Co-op)

Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
College Code:
CONS
School:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Program Code:
1318C
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
CA
Academic Year:
2016 / 2017

About the Program

The objective of the Electro-Mechanical Maintenance program is to provide the student with a combination of training in both electrical and mechanical maintenance including applications in automated manufacturing systems and robotics. As part of this program, students may 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.

For more information please contact our Student Recruitment staff at trades@conestogac.on.ca.

Program Information

Length: Two-year Ontario College Diploma program
Delivery Sequence: Cambridge - September/2016 (Open) - Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer | Fall | Winter
Location: Cambridge (Fountain Street)
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 30

Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Co-op Eligibility Requirements

Academic Eligibility is based on the term that occurs two terms prior to any work term. If this term is also a co-op work term, then work term eligibility will be based on the student's achievement during the preceding academic term. Should a student's academic performance decline considerably during the term just prior to any work term the college reserves the right to withdraw the student from the upcoming work term.

Students must have a minimum of a 2.5 session GPA (65% average) two semesters prior to the co-op work term. Maximum two failures or dropped courses during the term that occurs two terms prior to the co-op work term.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition fee details for the 2016-2017 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional.

Domestic Fees

Estimated fees based upon the previous academic year (2015 / 2016) for Electro-Mechanical Maintenance (Co-op) - Program # 1318c

Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 1 & 2 & 3 (Program Start: 2016-09-06)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
Full-time Program Tuition $1420.00 $1420.00 $0.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $49.45 $0.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $68.80 $0.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $27.80 $0.00
Administration Fee $25.30 $25.30 $0.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $133.35 $0.00
Program Services Fee $132.55 $132.55 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $68.49 $0.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00 $0.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56 $0.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50 $0.00
Session Total $2338.80 $2052.80 $0.00
Year Total     $4391.60
Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 4 & 5 (Program Start: 2015-09-08)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017
Full-time Program Tuition $1420.00 $1420.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $49.45
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $68.80
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $27.80
Administration Fee $25.30 $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $133.35
Program Services Fee $132.55 $132.55
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $68.49
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $2338.80 $2052.80
Year Total   $4391.60

International Fees

Estimated International fees based upon the previous academic year (2015 / 2016) for
Electro-Mechanical Maintenance (Co-op) - Program # 1318c


Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 1 & 2 & 3 (Program Start: 2016-09-06)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
International Program Tuition $5850.00 $5850.00 $0.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $49.45 $0.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $68.80 $0.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $27.80 $0.00
Administration Fee $25.30 $25.30 $0.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $133.35 $0.00
Program Services Fee $132.55 $132.55 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $68.49 $0.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00 $0.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56 $0.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00 $0.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50 $0.00
Session Total $7407.80 $6857.80 $0.00
Year Total     $14265.60

Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 4 & 5 (Program Start: 2015-09-08)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017
International Program Tuition $5850.00 $5850.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $49.45
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $68.80
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $27.80
Administration Fee $25.30 $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $133.35
Program Services Fee $132.55 $132.55
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $68.49
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56
ISR $375.00 $375.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $7407.80 $6857.80
Year Total   $14265.60

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 Services/Awards.

Co-op Information

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates of the program will have demonstrated the ability to work safely and efficiently in a variety of manufacturing and industrial settings installing and maintaining equipment, working with PLCs, welding, and reading and interpreting legislation, site plans, schematics, and manufacturer manuals. In addition, graduates will have developed safe working practices in the use of machine tools, hand tools, and test equipment and will be able to apply basic communication, documentation, information technology, and computer skills to support an electro-mechanical technician position within a manufacturing or industrial environment. Graduates will be well prepared for success as they enter employment in a wide range of manufacturing, advanced manufacturing or processing industries.

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.

Learn more about PLAR.

Program Courses

Course Details
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
CDEV1020 Co-op and Career Preparation

Description: This mandatory course prepares students for job searching for their co-op work terms and for post-graduate careers. Students will reflect on their skills, attitudes, and expectations and evaluate and interpret available opportunities in the workplace. Self-marketing techniques using resumes, cover letters, cold-calls, and interviewing will be learned and students will learn the expectations, rules, and regulations that apply in the workplace with regards to social, organizational, ethical, and safety issues while developing an awareness of self-reflective practice.
Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

COMP1280 Computer Applications

Description: This course will introduce students to the use of word processing and spreadsheet software program, as well as, operating systems and the Web to produce technical documents.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC1640 Electrical Safety and Code

Description: This course will review safe working practices and procedures, and hazard awareness relevant to working with electricity. The application, scope, terms, rules, tables, and appendixes of the electrical code book will also be covered.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC1650 A/C & D/C Circuits - 1

Description: This course will cover a basic understanding of electrical theory and sources including quantities (watts, volts, amps, ohms), circuit characteristics, AC versus DC, magnetism/electromagnetism, and a variety of wiring devices. A basic understanding and interpretation of schematics and wiring diagrams, and trade symbol usage will also be covered.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC1660 A/C & D/C Motors and Controls - 1

Description: This course will cover a variety of common A/C and D/C motor types, motor parts and components, the use of appropriate test equipment, motor operation and applications, and motor controls.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH1660 Trade Calculations 1

Description: This course is an applications oriented mathematics course in which the student utilizes arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and geometry to solve trade related problems. This course is designed to develop a proficiency in basic mathematics necessary for subsequent courses.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1380 Mechanical/Shop Safety

Description: This course will review safe working practices, housekeeping, and hazard awareness in an industrial setting. Other topics covered will include the use of personal protective equipment, lock out-tag out, and safety legislation and regulations.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1390 Mechanical Principles - 1

Description: This course will cover identification and use of hand and machine tools, and materials and fasteners. It will also cover the basics of lubrication.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1400 Mechanical Practices - 1

Description: The students will be given an opportunity in this course to apply the basic mechanical principles through the completion of a variety of shop assignments.
Hours: 75
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1190 Precision Measuring

Description: This course is designed to allow the Motive Power student to use precision measuring tools in trade related problems.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
COMM1085 College Reading & Writing Skills

Description: This course focuses on the reading, writing and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse, summarize, and discuss a variety of readings and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising in response to written prompts. This course prepares students for post-secondary writing tasks, research, and documentation.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC1670 Programmable Logic Controllers I

Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the functions and uses of PLC units, the advantages and limitations of PLC's, the basics of ladder logic, and different types of instruction sets.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC1680 Electrical Applications in Automation and Robotics - 1

Description: This course will introduce students to types and applications of sensors including temperature, force, motion, flow and level. The course will also cover typical schematics and wiring diagrams, and an introduction to NC controls.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1410 Mechanical Applications in Automation and Robotics - 1

Description: This course is designed to introduce students to automated, robotic, and transfer systems, including the safety and guarding, limiting, gearing, drives, and pneumatic and hydraulic sensors used in those systems.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1420 Fluid Power 1

Description: Students will cover the basic principles and applications of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1430 Predictive and Preventative Mechanical Maintenance - 1

Description: This course will cover the identification and selection of lubricants, oil testing, and proper lubrication procedures. Mechanical adjustments, destructive and non-destructive testing, and preventative maintenance programs including machine histories and record keeping will also be covered.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1440 Rigging and Hoisting

Description: This course will cover correct lifting and hoisting procedures including machine moving, and the inspection, maintenance, and safe use of all related rigging and hoisting equipment.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Level 3
COOP1580 Co-op Work Term (Electro-Mechanical Maintenance)

Description: This course will provide students the opportunity to gain college-approved work experience in a manufacturing and/or industrial environment. This course will increase the student's understanding of employer's expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills. These skill areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes. Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020
CoRequisites:

Level 4
ELEC2250 A/C & D/C Circuits 2

Description: This course will cover higher voltage circuits, the use of appropriate test equipment, constructing and solving of A/C and D/C circuits, wiring of operating circuits, and troubleshooting A/C and D/C circuits.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC2260 A/C & D/C Motors and Controls - 2

Description: This course will cover A/C and D/C control circuits, safety devices, overload protection, and Variable Frequency Drives. Students will wire controls and connect various A/C and D/C motors and equipment, and troubleshoot control systems and motors.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH2270 Trade Calculations 2

Description: This mathematics course utilizes higher levels of arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and geometry to solve trade related problems involving ratio and proportion, torque, and formulas.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2110 Mechanical Principles - 2

Description: This course will cover power transmission, bearings and seals, alignment and leveling, conveyor systems, pumps and valves, compressors, fans, blowers and turbines, and material handling systems.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2120 Mechanical Practices - 2

Description: The students will complete a series of shop assignments and exercises covering the assembly, maintenance and troubleshooting of the equipment and systems studied in Mechanical Principles – II.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

WELD2030 Welding - 1

Description: The students will learn the fundamentals of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) as well as oxy-fuel welding and cutting. Topics will include safe operating principles, applications, equipment setup and troubleshooting.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Level 5
ELEC2270 Programmable Logic Controllers - 2

Description: This course covers the higher levels of logic and programing, the conversion of electrical schematics to programmable logic format. Students will design and program simple control systems.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC2280 Electrical Applications in Automation and Robotics - 2

Description: This course will include advanced study of NC controls, inductive and capacitive sensors, and opto-electronic devices. The integration of programing with circuits, and NC and PLC integration with mechanical systems will also be covered.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC2290 Predictive and Preventative Electrical Maintenance

Description: This course will cover the examination and maintenance of electrical connections, thermography, ultrasonic and vibration analysis, motor testing and analysis, and performance trending.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2130 Mechanical Applications in Automation and Robotics - 2

Description: This course will focus on troubleshooting automated systems, and the integration of mechanical systems with sensors, programing circuits, and NC and PLC controls.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2140 Fluid Power - 2

Description: This course will cover advanced hydraulic and pneumatics circuits and systems, troubleshooting, and electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic equipment and applications.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2150 Predictive and Preventative Mechanical Maintenance - 2

Description: This course covers vibration analysis, application of electronic testing equipment, balancing, ultrasonic testing, and the data creation and retrieval.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

WELD2130 Welding - 2

Description: The students will learn the fundamentals of the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) as well as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Topics will include safe operating principles, applications, equipment setup and troubleshooting.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Program Outcomes

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Start DateCampusStatus**
SEP, 2016 Cambridge Open
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