Electrical Engineering Technology Advance your career possibilities. Benefit from our partnerships within the electricity industry. Be eligible for certification on graduation.

General information

Program code
EETY
Duration
6 Semesters, plus 3 work terms (3 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
3 Co-op Work Terms
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie

Program description

The curriculum incorporates theory, applications and practical experience from the manufacturing, robotics, computer communications and utilities industries, along with concepts from the sciences and humanities to ensure the graduate is provided with current technical knowledge, skills and practice.

This program is highly competitive. Learn about admission requirements for highly competitive programs.

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Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE). This accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for co-operative education programs in Canada, and recognizes Georgian's commitment to quality in co-op education.

This program is also accredited by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) and by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

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Career opportunities

There has never been a better time to enter the field of Engineering Technology to serve today''s global market economy. The numbers of jobs in Electrical Technology have been growing steadily including opportunities in specialized robotics manufacturers, automotive support industries, equipment manufacturers, and utilities as well as product installation and service, design and testing, research, maintenance, industrial sales and marketing, estimating, contract and project administration as well as quality control.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Admission details

Students who have graduated from Georgian College's Electrical Techniques Certificate program (ELTQ) must apply to be admitted with advanced standing. ELTQ students, upon admission, must complete a selection of semester 1 and 2 courses to align with program progression.

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • DRFT 1003 - Introduction to Technical Drafting (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • ELEN 1000 - DC Circuit Fundamentals (Semester 1 / 56 hours)
  • MATH 1018 - Introduction to Technical Mathematics (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PHYS 1001 - Physical Sciences (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 1000 - CAD Electrical Circuits (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 1001 - AC Circuit Fundamentals (Semester 2 / 56 hours)
  • ELEC 1002 - Electrical Systems and Control (Semester 2 / 56 hours)
  • MATH 1019 - Technical Mathematics (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 2005 - Electrical Machines (Semester 3 / 56 hours)
  • ELEC 2007 - CAD Electrical Layouts (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 2023 - Power Transmission and Distribution 1 (Semester 3 / 56 hours)
  • ELEC 2024 - Electronic Fundamentals (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • GEOG 2000 - Geographic Information Systems (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ROBT 2000 - Introduction to Robotics (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2123 - Introduction to Microprocessors and Computing (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 2008 - Programmable Logic Controller 1 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 2010 - Preventative Electrical Maintenance (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 2014 - Hydro Codes and Standards (Semester 4 / 56 hours)
  • ELEC 2025 - Digital Circuits (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • STAT 3002 - Applied Statistics (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 3002 - Instrumentation (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 3007 - Electrical Protection and Control (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 3010 - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (Semester 5 / 56 hours)
  • MATH 3000 - Calculus (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2002 - Project Management (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • ROBT 3003 - Advanced Robotics (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3031 - Networking (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 3004 - Systems Integration (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 3006 - Power Quality and Distribution (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • ELEC 3009 - Power Transmission and Distribution 2 (Semester 6 / 56 hours)
  • ELEN 3001 - Electronic Motor Control (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • TECR 3008 - Technical Report (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • COOP 1044 - Electrical Engineering Work Term 1 (occurs after Semester 2) (Semester 6 / 560 hours)
  • COOP 2036 - Electrical Engineering Work Term 2 (occurs after Semester 3) (Semester 6 / 560 hours)
  • COOP 3014 - Electrical Engineering Work Term 3 (occurs after Semester 4) (Semester 6 / 560 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)