Mechanical Engineering Technology Cutting-edge technology. Highly trained, supportive faculty. Opens doors to various industries and academic pathways. Co-op experience.

General information

Program code
6 Semesters (3 Years)
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie

Program description

Mechanical technology is a cornerstone of sophisticated and advanced economies. Students in this program are learning the skills to apply scientific and engineering principles to solve mechanical engineering related problems. They are also undertaking the design and fabrication of mechanical apparatus and systems. These include automation and control systems, manufacturing processes and material handling.

Admission information

Admission requirements

- OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- any Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG 4C, ENG 4U); plus any Grade 12 College Mathematics (MAP 4C or MCT 4C), or any Grade 12 U University Mathematics.

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology Foundation and Technology Fundamentals*
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications and business, apprentice or technical mathematics*

- Mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.


View the Mechanical Engineering Technol articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

  • COMP1084 CAD Mechanical 1
  • MATH1018 Introduction to Technical Mathematics
  • MENG1019 Manufacturing Processes
  • MCHN1001 Machine Shop
  • MENG1008 Engineering Materials
  • MATH1019 Technical Mathematics
  • COMP1025 CAD - Mechanical 2
  • PHYS1007 Engineering Physics
  • COMP1085 Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • MENG2004 Workplace Des and Ind Ergonom
  • COMP2120 CAD Mechanical 3
  • MCHN2001 Engineering Tooling
  • MENG2003 Statics
  • MGMT2002 Project Management
  • MATH2008 Calculus and Engineering Mathematics
  • ENVR1000 Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • MENG2007 Strength of Materials
  • MATH2003 Statistical Analysis - SPC
  • MENG2005 Fluid Mechanics
  • COMP2121 New Simulation Technologies
  • ROBT2000 Introduction to Robotics
  • MENG3020 Advanced Materials
  • MENG3010 Machine Design
  • TDIE2000 Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • MENG3021 Quality and Reliability
  • MENG3006 Instrumentation and Controls
  • MENG3007 Design of Energy Systems
  • MENG3022 Facilities Design and Production Control
  • BUSI3008 Economics, Ethics and Entrepreneurship
  • MENG3011 Dynamics
  • MENG3023 Vibrations
  • MENG3024 Mechatronics
  • MENG2019 Thermodynamics
  • COMP2043 Computers and Programmable Controllers

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

Optional Course

To be selected from College list

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Terms

  • COOP1043 Mechanical Work Term 1
  • COOP2035 Mechanical Work Term 2
  • COOP3013 Mechanical Work Term 3