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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

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Learn job-specific skills and gain real-world experience.

Program Overview

Specialize your mechanical engineering knowledge

After building a strong foundation of mechanical engineering knowledge in your first two years, you’ll be exposed to more specialized subjects in your final two semesters. An understanding of niche concepts such as mechanical design, machine kinematics and dynamics, programmable controllers, fluid mechanics and energy systems may lead to better career opportunities when you graduate.

Gain real-world experience and build connections

Sheridan's labs simulate the workplace, but there's no substitute for real-world experience. Put your new mechanical engineering skills to work for our industry partners in two paid co-op terms: one after your third semester and another in your third year of studies. You'll also work with peers on capstone research and applied research projects that help our partners resolve real-world issues.

Browse our student project gallery for examples of student work and research by visiting the thinkFAST Capstone project webpage.

Earn credits towards your degree and other certification

Want to take your education to the next level? As a graduate of this program, you may be able to transfer into the third year of Sheridan's Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree (some bridge courses will be required). You'll also have completed all the academic requirements for personal certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Explore your future campus

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 Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 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.

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 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)

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 may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

English Test

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 Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Career Opportunities

An advanced diploma in mechanical engineering can create opportunities that a two-year diploma might not provide. Employers value the co-op experience and specialized knowledge you gain in your third year of studies.

You might qualify for more advanced roles immediately after graduation, such as:

  • Mechanical Designer
  • HVAC Technologist
  • Automotive Designer
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologist
  • Aerospace Engineering Technologist
  • Power Generation Engineering and Design
  • Process Control Technologist
  • Product Developer and Researcher

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary


Co-op

Students in this program may apply to the co-op program during their first academic semester. Enrolment in the co-op program is limited through an additional co-op application process that takes place in the first semester. Students in the co-op program are eligible to complete a co-op work term during the 4-month term following the second semester. The program-specific academic standard required for participation in co-op can be found here: Academic Standards for Co-op and Internship.

Co-operative Education is a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with paid or unpaid work experiences within a professional environment. Co-op work terms are related specifically to the academic studies of each student. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the work term. The co-op component is delivered by Sheridan’s Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1,800 co-op and internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.

Learn more about Cooperative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Completion

If you've completed a three-year Mechanical Engineering or Electromechanical Engineering Technology advanced diploma program, you could be eligible for our Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) Degree Completion program.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to apply your diploma credits towards a Sheridan degree.

Degree Completion allows you to:

  • Build on your diploma
  • Get your degree in less time
  • Advance your career

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Monitor compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Plan, co-ordinate, implement and evaluate quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  • Monitor and encourage compliance with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  • Develop and apply sustainability best practices in workplaces.
  • Use current and emerging technologies to implement mechanical engineering projects.
  • Analyze and solve complex mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  • Prepare, analyze, evaluate and modify mechanical engineering drawings and other related technical documents.
  • Design and analyze mechanical components, processes and systems by applying fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  • Design, manufacture and maintain mechanical components according to required specifications.
  • Establish and verify the specifications of materials, processes and operations for the design and production of mechanical components.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate projects by applying project management principles.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance.
  • Apply business principles to design and engineering practices.

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Internship

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 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

$4,817.50

Notes: Co-op students must pay an additional fee of $535 in the term prior to each co-op work term.

Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$18,591.50

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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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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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.
  • Learn how to develop effective simulation software using techniques such as discrete event modelling, continuous system modelling, probabilistic modelling and mathematical modelling.

    Specialized Courses
    • Introduction to Modelling & Simulation
    • Mathematical Modelling
    • Graphics and Visualization
    • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
    • Modelling & Simulation Methods
    • High Performance Software Design
    • Advanced Graphics and Visualization
    • Advanced Modelling and Simulation
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Medical Imaging Software Specialist: Evaluate existing technologies, develop and implement algorithms and conduct system-level engineering to analyze, visualize, manipulate and integrate medical image-based solutions. 
    • Data Visualization Specialist: Independently design, visualize and implement data visualization solutions using data visualization best practices.
    • Imaging Programmer: Use advanced programming knowledge, template development environments and image processing software packages to process medical image data. 
    • Modelling Specialist: Perform predictive modelling and data mining (including the design, development, maintenance and implementation of models) to identify trends and outliers, apply statistical methods to the data and interpret the results, and develop and design clear and informative data visualizations.

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

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7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

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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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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 yrs (6 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Full-time 3 years Program code: PMETY

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
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