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Ontario College Diploma

Mechanical Engineering Technician – Design

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Gain highly marketable skills in design, manufacturing and simulation.

Program Overview

Become job-ready in just two years

Develop a mechanical engineering design skillset that's in high demand. In your first year, you’ll build a strong foundation of fundamental engineering knowledge. In your second year, you’ll study various concepts of advanced design and manufacturing, such as: CAD/CAM, mould design, plant design, finite element analysis, jig and fixture design and additive manufacturing.

Hands-on learning and problem solving

Work on project-based assignments in labs that simulate the real world, supervised by expert professors who have decades of industrial experience! Our Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies features the latest equipment, software and applications. Enjoy opportunities to work with our industry partners, join engineering design clubs and participate in design competitions.

Work toward your advanced diploma or other certifications

When you graduate, you can either enter the workforce or go directly into the third year of Sheridan’s Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design advanced diploma program. You’ll also have completed all the academic requirements for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

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As a student in our Mechanical Engineering Technician program, you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the workplace. Want a look inside? Take a virtual tour of our Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design.

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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

Courses

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

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    MATH17688Mathematics 13
    ENGI10025Exploring Engineering Technology2
    ENGI10146Engineering Graphics4
    ENGI15592Applied Electricity3
    HEAL27485Health, Work and Safety3
    ENGI15064Industrial Practices3
    CULT100001GThe Impact of Culture on the Canadian Workplace3
    Total:21
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    MATH13406Applied Mathematics3
    ENGI15558 Engineering Statics4
    CADD20229Computer Assisted Design for 3D Models4
    ENGI14081Mechanical Manufacturing Process3
    ENGI22804Metrology and Geometrics3
    ENGI10679Engineering Materials and Testing3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:23
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    MATH22981Differential Calculus3
    ENGI24859Dynamics4
    ENGI23973Shop Project2
    CADD26463CAD Mechanical Applications 24
    CADD24328CAD 3D Solid Modeling4
    ENGI29483Pneumatics and Hydraulic Circuits3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:23
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI36529Mold and Industrial Design3
    ENGI20502Plant Engineering Drafting3
    ENGI29677Manufacturing with CNC 13
    ENGI23413Mechanics of Materials4
    PROG29640Programming for Mechanical Applications4
    QUAL 20016 Quality and Statistical Control 3
    ENGI34857Jig and Fixture Design for Manufacturing3
    Total:23

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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, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)

plus

  • Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) or Grade 11 Functions (MCF3M) or Grade 11 Functions and Relations (MCR3U) or any Grade 12 (U) Mathematics

or

Mature student status.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements will be invited to complete pre-admission tests in mathematics and English. Applicants asked to take the test are considered for admission to Term 1 contingent on receiving a minimum grade of 60% in both the pre-admission mathematics/English tests.

Applicants lacking the Mathematics admission requirement for this program may wish to upgrade their Mathematics prior to application. For upgrading information, please contact us.

Applicants may also consider applying to our Technology Fundamentals program. Successful completion of this program will meet the Mathematics requirement and will provide a broader sense of the Science and Technology fields.

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), and/or results of pre-admission testing.

Applicants who do not 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

Your Mechanical Engineering Technician – Design diploma can lead to a wide variety of roles in the industrial and manufacturing sectors.

You might find roles in areas such as:

  • Additive manufacturing/CAD/CAM
  • Mechanical engineering design and analysis
  • Plant operations
  • Process piping and HVAC
  • Product development and testing
  • Production
  • Quality control
  • Technical sales

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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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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 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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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Apply quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  • Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  • Apply sustainability best practices in workplaces.
  • Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical engineering projects.
  • Analyze and solve mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  • Interpret, prepare and modify mechanical engineering drawings and other related technical documents.
  • Contribute to the design and the analysis of mechanical components, processes and systems applying fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  • Manufacture, assemble, maintain and repair mechanical components according to required specifications.
  • Verify the specifications of materials, processes and operations to support the design and production of mechanical components.
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance.

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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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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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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 2021–2022 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 2021-2022 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 2021, 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

$4,705.00
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$18,496.00

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:

All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

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.

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 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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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

Duration

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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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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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Transfer Opportunities

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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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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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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 availability

Ontario College Diploma

Co-op

Full-time 2 years Program code: PMETD

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

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