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To effectively participate in this program, students must have reliable Internet access and a device that meets these requirements.
This program uses eTexts.

Program description - January 2022

This program is designed for graduates of engineering degree or diploma programs wanting to expand their knowledge into the applications of AC and DC power for motion and propulsion. In this program you will be provided with opportunities to work with simulation software to enhance your knowledge of AC/DC motors, transformers, inverters, batteries and chargers as well as programmable logic controllers. These types of technologies are typically found in electric drives operating throughout industrial manufacturing and primary industries such as pulp and paper, metals and mining, power generation, elevators, escalators as well as moving walkways and electric transportation systems. The program will help you develop leadership skills, as well as the ability to manage complex industrial processes and teams effectively in order to meet business goals. It includes quality assurance, process and project management with a focus on meeting challenges in an industrial environment from operational and strategic perspectives. During your final semester you will participate in a capstone course where you will work in teams to collaborate, plan and develop a project of your choosing to solve a problem related to one of your studied areas. By the time you graduate, you will have an understanding of advancements in manufacturing processes, communications, human resources and safety practices so you can effectively contribute in today's industrial sector.

Program details

Code: 1460
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: January 2022
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Please note: Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2023 and later will be available Spring 2023.



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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

Financial assistance is not available for this program.

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