Mechanical technology is a cornerstone of sophisticated and advanced economies. Students learn the skills to apply scientific and engineering principles to solve mechanical engineering related problems. They also undertake the design and fabrication of mechanical apparatus and systems, including automation and control systems, manufacturing processes and material handling.
Tuition and fees
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Work integrated learning
This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.
What are the admission requirements for the Mechanical Engineering Technology program?
Mechanical Engineering Technology admission requirements
OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- any 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/academic-regulations/
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:
Students should hold, or obtain, a minimum Class G2 Ontario driver’s license to ensure the greatest opportunity for co-op work terms.
What career paths can I take as a mechanical engineer technologist?
Your Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma gives you many career opportunities
Graduates may find a range of occupations in many industrial sectors including automotive, aerospace, advanced automation, natural resources and processing. They may participate in an engineer-technologist-technician team in mechanical consulting, manufacturing or mechanical design and maintenance. Careers are possible in machine and fixture building, manufacturing and production, quality assurance, testing, manufacturing management, technical sales and service. Specific industries may include automotive parts and assembly, metal fabricating and machining, and machine building.
Experiential learning opportunities
Experience Georgian: Inside the machine shop
If you like working with your hands, the machine shop is the place for you.
In this video, professor Mike Zacharko and his student Nicholas demonstrate a typical class assignment. Starting with nothing, they inject calculations and creativity into their drawing, mill the metal, and assemble the pieces to produce a toy car. Watch their progress from start to finish.
What courses are included in the Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma program?
34 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
1 Program Option Course
3 General Education Courses
3 Co-op Work Terms
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Mechanical Engineering Technology program outline.
- COMP 1084 – Computer Aided Design 1 For Mechanical Engineering Technology
- ENVR 1000 – Environmental Science and Sustainability
- MATH 1018 – Introduction to Technical Mathematics
- MCHN 1001 – Machine Shop
- MENG 1019 – Manufacturing Processes
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
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