What will I learn?

The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology – Automation and Robotics program gives you the in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience you need to play a key role in the world of automation and robotics technology.

In this advanced diploma program's courses, you study the full range of automation theory and practice, from basic circuitry through to its application in an automated system. In this college engineering program, you learn about all aspects of electromechanical technology, including mechanics, electricity, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, robotics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), motion control and HMI design.

Program Highlights

The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology program enjoys key-school status with the U.S.-based Fluid Power Education Foundation (FPEF), which offers graduate scholarships and job search support.

A strong on-campus Automation and Robotics Student Society organizes events such as career nights and industrial visits.

You can partake in a one-year paid work experience if you choose the co-op version of this offering (program #4116).

Career Outlook

  • Controls and automation technologist
  • Robotics programmer
  • PLC programmer
  • Machine builder
  • Machine integrator
  • Machine installer
  • Technical sales specialist
  • Field service technologist

Areas of Employment

  • Automotive
  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Packaging
  • Aircraft and communications industries
  • Building automation
  • Mining
  • Transportation
  • Power generation

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,531.80 (US$ 12,204) per year

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

Start date

8 September 2020

Venue

Progress Campus

941 Progress Avenue,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M1G 3T8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)

English Language Requirements:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80+ (internet based with no test below 20)
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0+ (with no single test score below 5.5)
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 60
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 51 plus
  • ITEP (International Test of English Proficiency) score of 3.7 plus.

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