What will I learn?

Humber’s Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems advanced diploma program blends in-class, academic learning with hands-on laboratory work to prepare you for a career in electrical power and control systems engineering.

In the third year of this program, you’ll learn advanced skills for a thorough academic and practical approach to the control of electrical equipment and industrial process instrumentation in automated manufacturing, processing, power systems and utilities industries.

Our curriculum, designed in collaboration with industry, focuses on programming software, feed-back control system and motor control, instrumentation and programmable logic controllers (PLCs), power electronics, power generation, transmission and distribution, power system design, human machine interface (HMI) design, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA). Superior mathematics, physics and critical thinking skills will be essential to your success.

The program builds upon the solid technical foundation of our technician program, ensuring wider career options. The skills learned in the technical program are enhanced through project-based learning and increased hands-on practice in the labs.

Optional Co-op

This program offers a co-op option. Co-op work terms enable you to apply your skills and knowledge in a work environment and gain valuable, practical experience related to your program of study. You will learn new skills, learn about the world of work and meet people in your profession.

State-of-the-art Facilities

This advanced diploma program at Humber uses state of the art equipment in the labs for the students to get practical training which is augmented by the academic knowledge they gain during class room teaching.

Software and Technology

Students gain technical knowledge and skills in control systems, power system applications and design, equipment selection, installations, commissioning, testing and maintenance using state-of-the-art equipment, computers and software.

You’re Career

According to Service Canada, the number of electrical and electronics engineer technologists and technicians is expected to increase significantly over the next few years. Those who have a postsecondary education will account for 81.4 per cent of those employed in the industry.

Engineering Canada forecasts the need for electrical engineers will increase as the economy improves. Our graduates find work as technologists who design, maintain, service or sell automated industrial, electrical machines, electrical control, power systems, power distribution protection and control, and process instrumentation systems and equipment.

Which department am I in?

School of Applied Technology

Study options

Full Time (6 semesters)

Tuition fees
CAD$14,842.00 (US$ 11,362) per year
CAN $7,421 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

3 September 2019, 6 January 2020

Venue

Humber College

Humber North Campus,

205 Humber College Boulevard,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M9W 5L7, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent); Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above or Mature student status or College or university transfer status. English language requirements: A minimum TOEFL score of 560 (paper based) or 84 (internet based with no single test score below 21) or IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (no single test score below 6.0) or CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 60.

For international students

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)

Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)

Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

Mature student status

College or university transfer status

Minimum IELTS Scores: Overall 6.0 and No band below 5.5

Minimum TOEFL Scores: 550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test

Minimum PTE Score of 53 - 57

Minimum EAP Score: Successful completion of all EAP courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 60% in Level 8

Minimum MELAB Score: 76

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About this uni

Humber College takes theory, adds practical learning, state-of-the-art labs and creative spaces to unleash innovative and entrepreneurial thinking.

  • One of Canada’s diverse and comprehensive colleges
  • Over 6,500 international students from 130+ countries
  • Over 180 full-time programs in six faculties
  • Gain placements abroad and study a semester overseas