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Ontario College Certificate

Electrical Techniques

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

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Master the fundamental skills you need to become an electrical apprentice.

Program Overview

Practical, hands-on experience

Working both in the classroom and in the shop, you'll get practical, hands-on experience in electrical fundamentals. In just eight months you can master the basic skills you need to become an electrical apprentice. It's the first step towards a career as a professional tradesperson – and there's no better place to start than Sheridan.

Your electrical apprenticeship

To prepare for an electrical apprenticeship, you'll gain instruction in:

  • Application of the Canadian Electrical Code
  • Electrical Theory 
  • Electrical Trade Safety
  • Math fundamentals
  • Commercial and residential building prints and standards

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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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 Standards 4
    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
    ENGI16529  Electrician Trades Safety 2 3
    ENGI10016Alternate Energy 3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total: 25

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

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

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U).

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

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

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding 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 Certificate

Duration

1 yr (2 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Career Opportunities

Sheridan is recognized for excellence in skilled trades instruction. Our graduates have an outstanding track record, and employers seek them out for electrical apprenticeships. The one-year Electrical Techniques certificate program can serve as the gateway to a full electrician apprenticeship.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 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 Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Learning Outcomes

    The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

    • Assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings including other related documents and graphics.
    • Analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles. 
    • Use and maintain test and instrumentation equipment. 
    • Assemble basic electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Assist in testing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic circuits, equipment, and systems by using established procedures under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Assist in the troubleshooting of control systems under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical-related problems. 
    • Assist in conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems. 
    • Install and assist in testing 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. 
    • Apply basic electrical cabling requirements and install and test system grounding for a specified number of applications under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Identify problems and troubleshoot electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified person. 
    • Assist in the selection of electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person. 

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    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 2022–2023 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.

    Fees For Canadian Students

    Fees for Canadian students

    $4,988.50
    Fees for International Students

    Fees for International students

    $18,762.50

    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:

    International Entrance Scholarship

    All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

    Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

    The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

    Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

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    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

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    Ontario College Certificate

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    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Earn your Masters degree

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    Ontario College Certificate

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    1 yr (2 semesters)

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    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

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    1 yr (2 semesters)

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    Ontario College Certificate

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    Computer Science Specializations

    In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.

    In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.

    Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.

    You can specialize in one of the following fields:

    • Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.

      Specialized Courses
      • Internet of Things
      • Storage Systems
      • Virtualization
      • Cloud Infrastructure
      • Distributed & Parallel Computing
      • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
      • Cloud Economics
      • Cloud Monitoring & Governance
      Specialized Career Opportunities
      • Cloud Software Engineer: Develop large-scale production clouds.
      • Cloud Developer: Create new cloud services and improve current cloud products.
      • Cloud Automation Specialist: Design and implement automated technologies and processes that support your employer’s cloud offerings.
      • Cloud Architect: Use software development and information technology skills to build hybrid DevOp platforms that leverage your employer’s web services, cloud and on-premise data centres.
      • Systems Administrator – Cloud Operations: Automate, organize, monitor and maintain all of your employer’s cloud-based systems.
      • Cloud Services Adviser: Sell and market various cloud solutions, such as Office 365 or Watson analytics.
    • Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.

      Specialized Courses
      • Business Processes
      • Data Analysis & Visualization 1
      • Big Data Management & Processing
      • Data Analysis & Visualization 2
      • Data Warehouse Design & Implementation
      • Machine Learning Techniques
      • Data Mining
      • Business Communication
      Specialized Career Opportunities
      • Data Scientist: Perform data analysis and develop and implement predictive models.
      • Data Architect: Design and implement big data solutions that support the Data Warehouse Environment (DWE).
      • Data Analyst: Apply current technologies, concepts and methodologies to build development projects that integrate various data sources.
      • Data Developer: Use Big Data architectures to migrate data from various databases, implement latest technologies and meet functional and technical requirements.
      • Big Data Platform Engineer: Design, build and administer platforms that combine several big data applications and utilities within a single solution.
    • Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.

      Specialized Courses
      • Gameplay Programming 1
      • Game Engine Architecture
      • Gameplay Programming 2
      • Computer Graphics & Animation
      • Artificial Intelligence for Games
      • Game Tools and Data-Driven Design
      • Multiplayer Games
      • Games in Emerging Technologies & Hardware
      Specialized Career Opportunities
      • Game Developer: Design new games, including art and animation, or write programs to implement a game.
      • Gameplay Programmer: Enhance computer games with gameplay features that improve the user experience.
    • Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.

      Specialized Courses
      • IP Engineering 1
      • Network Access Technologies
      • Network Service Applications
      • IP Engineering 2
      • Enterprise Network Operations
      • IP Engineering 3
      • Emerging Topics in Networking
      • Internet Core Technologies
      Specialized Career Opportunities
      • Network Engineer: Design, install, maintain and support computer networks.
      • Data Network Services: Troubleshoot computer network performance issues, analyze network traffic, plan capacity solutions and ensure service readiness.
      • Network Quality Assurance Engineer: Perform manual and automatic quality assurance testing for networks.

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

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    Program Mission

    Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

    Program Vision

    Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

    Critical Performance Statement

    Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Certificate

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    1 yr (2 semesters)

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Certificate

    Duration

    1 yr (2 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program availability

    Ontario College Certificate

    Full-time 1 year Program code: PETEQ

    Ontario College Certificate
    Start date Campus Status
    Jan 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
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