What will I learn?

Program Introduction

In the 3-year Electronics and Information Technology program you will learn how to design and build internet networks and electronic and computer based systems preparing you for work in the high-tech industry. You will study electronic circuits (analog and digital), computer hardware and software, programming, and wireless networks. You will learn to design and build electronic devices, from robots to more complex projects.

Co-op Work Term

The co-op option is a key feature of the Electronics Program where qualified students are placed in two paid summer work terms. Access to professional settings gives students "hands-on" real-life work experience, greatly improving their employability. Please refer to our website to verify the eligibility criteria for co-op.

Careers

There is a shortage of skilled technology workers in the greater Ottawa-Gatineau area. Career opportunities in government and in industry span across the following areas:

  • computers and networks
  • hardware and software design and development
  • production
  • testing and quality assurance
  • maintenance
  • installation and commissioning of systems
  • marketing and sales
  • manufacturing

Now is an excellent time to prepare for a future career in high-tech and IT! The surveyed average starting salary is $45,000. After two year's work, the average salary is $55,000. Graduates may also chose to go on to university to study electrical engineering, computer science, business administration, and industrial design.

Which department am I in?

CEGEP Heritage College

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$15,846.00 (US$ 12,420) per year
CAN $7,923 per semester
Start date

Expected January 2021

Venue

CEGEP Heritage College

325, boul. Cité des Jeunes,

GATINEAU,

Quebec (QC),

J8Y 6T3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a Quebec high school diploma or equivalent. English language requirement: TOEFL Internet-based - 80 with a minimum of 20 in each of the four components; TOEFL Paper-based – 580; Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – English: B2; Cambridge English - First FCE; Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) – 70; CanTEST (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking/Oral Bands) - 4.5 with No Band below 4.0; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic Version) - 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in each band; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) – 85; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic – 59.

For international students

Student must have a high school diploma (HSD).

Approved Language Test

TOEFL Internet-based - 80 with a minimum of 20 in each of the four components

TOEFL Paper-based – 580

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – English: B2

Cambridge English - First FCE

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - 70

CanTEST (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking/Oral Bands) - 4.5 with No Band below 4.0

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic Version) - 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in each band

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - 85

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 59

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES