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Gain highly marketable skills in design, manufacturing and simulation.
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).
Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.
CODE TITLE CREDITS MATH17688 Mathematics 1 3 ENGI10025 Exploring Engineering Technology 2 ENGI10146 Engineering Graphics 4 ENGI15592 Applied Electricity 3 HEAL27485 Health, Work and Safety 3 ENGI15064 Industrial Practices 3 CULT100001G The Impact of Culture on the Canadian Workplace 3 Total: 21
CODE TITLE CREDITS MATH13406 Applied Mathematics 3 ENGI15558 Engineering Statics 4 CADD20229 Computer Assisted Design for 3D Models 4 ENGI14081 Mechanical Manufacturing Process 3 ENGI22804 Metrology and Geometrics 3 ENGI10679 Engineering Materials and Testing 3 General Education Course (Open) 3 Total: 23
CODE TITLE CREDITS MATH22981 Differential Calculus 3 ENGI24859 Dynamics 4 ENGI23973 Shop Project 2 CADD26463 CAD Mechanical Applications 2 4 CADD24328 CAD 3D Solid Modeling 4 ENGI29483 Pneumatics and Hydraulic Circuits 3 General Education Course (Open) 3 Total: 23
CODE TITLE CREDITS ENGI36529 Mold and Industrial Design 3 ENGI20502 Plant Engineering Drafting 3 ENGI29677 Manufacturing with CNC 1 3 ENGI23413 Mechanics of Materials 4 PROG29640 Programming for Mechanical Applications 4 QUAL 20016 Quality and Statistical Control 3 ENGI34857 Jig and Fixture Design for Manufacturing 3 Total: 23
Courses subject to change.
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Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
- One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)
- 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
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.
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 ProficiencyAll applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.
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
- Quality control
- Technical sales
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.
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.
Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.
Fees for Canadian students$5,230.40
Fees for International students$18,071.40
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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