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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Specialize your skillset and earn a credential employers value.

Program Overview

Get training for a specialized career

After building a strong foundation of mechanical engineering design knowledge in your first two years, you’ll study more specialized subjects in your final two semesters. An understanding of niche concepts such as mechanical design and simulation, kinematics, building facilities layout, HVAC, sustainable design and design analysis may lead to better career opportunities when you graduate.

Gain real-world experience and build connections

Sheridan’s labs simulate the workplace, but they can’t completely replicate it. Put your new mechanical engineering skills to work for our industry partners in two 12-month paid co-op terms: one after your third semester and another in your third year of studies. You’ll also collaborate with peers to help our partners resolve a real-world issue in your capstone research project.

Earn credits towards a degree or other certification

As a graduate of this program, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer into the third year of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree (some bridge courses will be required.) You’ll also have completed all of the academic requirements of personal certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

PMEDD

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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

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

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

International Student?

This program is part of our new two-year graduate certificate bundles! You may be able to qualify for a three-year post-grad work permit.

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
    COWT10022Co-op Education1
    Total:24
     Co-op Work Term 17
  • 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
     Co-op Work Terms 2 and 314
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI34505 Kinematics of Machines 3
    ENGI 34579Sustainable Design3
    ENGI 39762Manufacturing with CNC 23
    CADD34123Advanced Rendering and Animation 3
    CADD 31117Computer Assisted Mechanical Design 16
    MATH 22558Integral Calculus3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:24
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI31859 Dynamics of Machines 3
    ENGI33749Building Facilities Layout4
    CADD34054Computer Assisted Mechanical Design 26
    ENGI 36367Engineering Capstone Project6
    CADD31177 Design Analysis3
    Total:22

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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

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 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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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

Our Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design program is built to give you the technical knowledge and hands-on experience today’s employers look for. Upon graduation, you'll be qualified to perform engineering work in the industrial and manufacturing sectors.

Potential fields of work include:

  • Additive Manufacturing/CAD/CAM
  • Plant Operations
  • Process Piping and HVAC
  • Product Development and Testing
  • Quality Control
  • Design Engineering
  • Design Analysis
  • Manufacturing Engineering

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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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Program Summary

Degree Completion

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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

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Monitor compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Plan, coordinate, 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.
  • Apply business principles to design and engineering practices.
  • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance.

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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

Internship

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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

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

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

$18,496.00

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

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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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

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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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Date: Wednesday, May 26th, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Want to learn more about Experiential Design? This interactive workshop will explain what Experiential Design is and explore the many exciting career options in this rapidly-growing field.

Sheridan’s new Bachelor of Experiential Design is the first degree of its kind in Canada, teaching holistic approaches to wayfinding, public installation, placemaking, exhibition design, themed environments and event design. Our internationally recognized faculty, deep industry connections and renowned creative culture provide the ideal foundation for this ground-breaking program.

Workshop Schedule

  • Overview of what Experiential Design is all about
  • Interactive design activity exploring sensory communication
  • Q&A with experiential designers working in the industry

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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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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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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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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 Summary

Transfer Opportunities

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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

Clinical Placements

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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

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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

Program availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Full-time 3 years Program code: PMEDD

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

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