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Ontario College Diploma

Electrical Engineering Technician

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Master the skills of electrical engineering.

Program Overview

Outstanding career preparation

Sheridan's Electrical Engineering Technician program offers you the opportunity to gain proficiency in advanced electrical and communication principles. You'll graduate from this two-year program with extensive hands-on experience and a broad skill set applicable to a wide range of industry contexts.

Things you'll learn to do

  • Interpret and produce electrical and electronics drawings.
  • Analyze and solve routine technical problems related to electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  • Use, verify and maintain instrumentation equipment and systems.
  • Assemble, test, modify and maintain electrical circuits and equipment.

Additional certification

Graduates of this program with work experience can pursue additional certification through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

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As a student in our Electrical Engineering Technician program, you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the real-world workplace. Want a look inside? Take a virtual tour of our Electrical Lab.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    TECH10065Residential Prints and Standards4
    ENGI17900Industrial Electronics Devices 14
    ELEY10146Residential Installations6
    APPL19402Computer Applications3
    ENGI19599Electrical Trade Safety 13
    MATH13431Mathematics for the Trades3
    COMM15586Industrial Workplace Preparation3
    Total:26
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    TECH19014Commercial Prints and Standards4
    ENGI10001Electrical Theory 15
    ENGI13199Instrumentation Electrical3
    ENGI11632Commercial Installations4
    ENGI16529Electrical Trade Safety 23
    ENGI10016Alternate Energy3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:25
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    TECH27545 Advanced Industrial Layout3
    ENGI24717Industrial Process Control3
    ENGI26693 Electrical Theory 24
    ENGI20065 Industrial PLC Applications 13
    ENGI23672 Building Communications Systems4
    ENGI20918 AC/DC Motor Control & Operation4
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:24
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI26248 Advanced Electrical Code3
    ENGI23208 Electronics 24
    ENGI28940 Electrical Theory 34
    ENGI28816 Rotating and Static 3 Phase Equipment6
    ENGI29863Industrial PLC Applications 23
    ENGI25121 Fluid Power3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:26

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, with these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)
  • One Math, Grade 11 or 12 (C, M or U)

Or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).

Applicants who don't meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, you may expect to find employment in the following areas:

  • Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Power, utility and energy sectors
  • Quality control and production

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Completion

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Interpret and produce electrical and electronics drawings including other related documents and graphics.
  • Analyze and solve routine technical problems related to electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  • Use, verify, and maintain instrumentation equipment and systems.
  • Assemble, test, modify and maintain electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Install and troubleshoot static and rotating electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Verify acceptable functionality and apply troubleshooting techniques for electrical and electronic circuits, components, equipment, and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Analyze, assemble and troubleshoot control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Use computer skills and tools to solve routine electrical related problems.
  • Assist in creating and conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Prepare and maintain records and documentation systems.
  • Install, test and troubleshoot telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
  • Configure installation and apply electrical cabling requirements and system grounding and bonding requirements for a variety of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in commissioning, testing and troubleshooting electrical power systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Select electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Apply project management principles to assist in the implementation of projects.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Internship

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2020–2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

For Canadian Students

The fees shown here are for the 2020-2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

For International Students

The fees shown here are for Fall 2020, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$5,139.69
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$17,980.69

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Ontario College Diploma

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

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Davis Campus

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

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Location

Davis Campus

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PETEN

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
May 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Sep 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available

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