What will I learn?

Prepare yourself to step into Mohawk College’s engineering programs with these effective introductions to all things technical.


Designed for Secondary School graduates who have not completed the science or math requirements for technician/technology diploma programs. This program prepares students to be successful in subsequent technical programs. This unique program allows students to complete core courses from the first and second semesters of a variety of Engineering Technology diploma programs while enhancing their math, science, computer and communication skills. This program is ideally suited for students who have not completed the Grade 12 courses as required for admission to many diploma programs.

Program Highlights

Introductory courses in many areas of technology provides you with insight to help you decide where and what you want to study next.
You will have an opportunity to ease and adjust into postsecondary education after time away from school.

What you'll learn

Improve foundational math, science, computer and communication skills prior to entering a technician/ technology diploma program.
Acquire course credits that transfer to your chosen diploma program after successful completion of the program.

How you’ll gain skills

Through practical hands-on laboratory experience using state-of-the-art equipment.

Where you can go next

Mohawk offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies**:

  • Architectural Technician (420)
  • Architectural Technology (531)
  • Biotechnology (369/669)
  • Chemical Engineering Technology (533)
  • Civil Engineering Technician (421)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (534)
  • Civil Engineering Technology - Transportation (543)
  • Construction Engineering Technician (451)
  • Construction Engineering Technician - Building Renovation (462)
  • Electrical Engineering Technology (582)
  • Energy Systems Engineering Technology (360)
  • Environmental Technician (453/463)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (529)
  • Quality Engineering Technician-Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) (439/436)
  • Urban and Regional Planning Technician - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) (406)

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Which department am I in?

Mohawk College

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,015.00 (US$ 12,170) per year
Semester 1: CAN $7,490.57; Semester 2: CAN $7,550.57

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

Start date

6 January 2021


Mohawk College

Fennell Campus,

135 Fennell Avenue West,


Ontario (ON),

L9C 0E5, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:

Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
Grade 11 Mathematics, C, M or U or equivalent

Language Requirements for International Students:

See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8
TOEFL minimum score of 550 (79-80 Internet based)
or IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5


About this uni

At Mohawk College, students are provided a world of opportunity and will have the chance to develop skills crucial to becoming work ready graduates.

  • Hamilton-based college with large international community
  • Three modern campuses with recent renovations
  • 30+ support services for international students
  • More than 100 programs covering a range of subject areas