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What will I learn?


Students in the Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Robotics program will gain a solid foundation in programmable logic controllers, electronics, computer-aided design, mechanical systems, computer and robot programming, sensors and actuators. Graduates will be prepared to program, troubleshoot and maintain robots and automated production systems along with mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Graduates will also be equipped to assist in the application and design of robotic systems, their manufacture and testing.


Six new Cognac Vision systems incorporated into our robot cells to teach Robot Vision Systems.

Students learn robotic programming skills on different robot platforms including ABB and Fanuc.

Students graduate with a diverse skill set that prepares them for in-demand, high paying careers in our local area.


The labor market condition for Robotics Technicians in Canada is forecast to be good for some time to come. Graduates will find employment with robotic manufacturers and suppliers, system integrators, machine builders, automotive manufacturers, or other manufacturing environments.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Electromechanical Engineering Technician (Ontario College Diploma) (MTCU Code 51021)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Fabricate and build electrical, electronic, and mechanical components and assemblies in accordance with operating standards, job requirements, and specifications.

2. Interpret and produce electrical, electronic, and mechanical drawings and other related technical documents and graphics for a variety of stakeholders in compliance with industry standards.

3. Select and use a variety of troubleshooting techniques and equipment to assess, maintain, and repair electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes, systems, and subsystems.

4. Maintain and repair electrical, electronic, and mechanical components, equipment, and systems to ensure that they function according to specifications and to optimize production.

5. Support the design and production of mechanical components by assisting in the specification of manufacturing materials and processes.

6. Apply, analyze, build, install, commission, and troubleshoot a variety of mechanical, electrical, and electronic control systems, logic and digital circuits, passive AC and DC circuits, and active circuits

7. Install and troubleshoot basic computer hardware and programming to support the electromechanical engineering environment.

8. Maintain and troubleshoot automated equipment including robotic systems.

9. Establish and maintain inventory, records, and documentation systems to meet organizational and industry standards and requirements

10. Select and purchase electromechanical equipment, components, and systems that fulfill job requirements and functional specifications.

11. Assist in applying quality control and quality assurance program procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.

12. Work in compliance with relevant industry standards, laws and regulations, codes, policies, and procedures.

13. Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance and to remain current in the field and responsive to emergent technologies and national and international standards.

Which department am I in?

St. Clair College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
Year 1: CAN $15,061.46; Year 2: CAN $13,816.86. Please note this fee is for 2019 - 2020 and subject to change in the coming year.

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

Start date

Expected September 2021


St. Clair College

Windsor Campus,

2000 Talbot Road West,


Ontario (ON),

N9A 6S4, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

Grade 12 English (C), (U) or (M)

Grade 12 Math (C), (U) or (M) (MCT4C is highly recommended)

It is highly recommended that applicants successfully complete Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) to be successful in this program.

English Proficiency Requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) Level 51, or
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 500, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 61, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 173.
  • MELAB - English Language Institute of the University of Michigan minimum Score of 75
  • CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language minimum score 60

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About this uni

Students at St. Clair College discover new things, create lifelong relationships and gain the tools they need to embark on fruitful careers.

  • Specialized applied arts and technology college
  • Three campuses in Ontario
  • 120 diploma, degree and graduate certificate choices
  • Graduate employment rate of 87.5%