Electrical Engineering Technician – Level 3 for Instrumentation Graduates

Program Title – Electrical Engineering Technician – Level 3 for Instrumentation Graduates

  • Credential Earned
    Ontario College Diploma

    Delivery
    Part Time/Full Time

    Program Length
    2 Semesters

    Program Status
    Open

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Program Codes
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NORT-T133 (HL) Haileybury Campus

Advanced Standing Pathway Information
Graduates of the Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technician Program at the Haileybury Campus, can now apply for advanced standing into the Electrical Engineering Program (T133) at the Haileybury Campus. This pathway is being offered to all graduates within the last 5 years of Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technician Program.

This pathway means, you can start in the third semester of Electrical Engineering Technician program. This is a blocked transfer pathway – you will take 6 additional courses (3 in the fall semester and 3 in the winter semester). In addition to these 6 courses, you can choose to take elective courses to qualify for full time studies.

This is a blended delivery program, meaning some courses are delivered through video conference.

Program Description
Electrical Engineering Technicians work in the areas of installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair, as well as analyzing and troubleshooting a variety of electrical circuits, equipment and systems. In addition, graduates will be able to participate in quality control and quality assurance programs and apply communication, documentation, computer information technology, and teamwork skills to support the engineering activities of an organization. Technicians maintain power generation stations and transmission lines and work in areas such as protection, industrial telecommunications, electrical maintenance and installation, and control systems. Students receive extensive hands-on instruction in several state-of-the-art laboratories. They will learn how to select, design, install, maintain, program and troubleshoot modern industrial, electrical and electronic systems. Graduates from our Technician or Technology programs may obtain certification through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Pathways to Success
Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technician Program may choose to continue their studies and complete an additional year in order to obtain a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology. Graduates of this program may be eligible to enroll in the Electrical Engineering Degree Program at Lakehead University.

Career Opportunities
Northern College graduates currently work in positions ranging from apprentice electricians to electrical department superintendents in all industrial sectors including public and private power utilities. Graduates can expect to find employment in the following fields/positions: quality control, electrical drafting, research and technical laboratories.

Contact Information
Tel: 705-235-3211 x2158
electrical@northern.on.ca