Algonquin College

Electromechanical Engineering Technician


Get the technical skills required to repair and modify automated equipment.
The two-year Electromechanical Engineering Technician Ontario College Diploma program prepares you for many different career pathways. Industry professionals teach you the skills to repair and modify automated equipment in many different sectors.
In this program, you experience both classroom and lab-based hands-on learning. You develop team building skills and collaborate on class projects.
As a student in this program, you learn about:

electronic circuits
industrial pneumatics
computer-aided design
digital logic
programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
motor controls and machine tool operations
industrial robots
In your last semester, you complete an electromechanical project that solves an industrial automation problem. Your project incorporates the knowledge and skills that you learn in the program and demonstrates a fully-functional automated task.
Upon completion of the program, you are eligible to write the Level 1: Siemens Certified Mechatronics Systems Assistant certification, which will certify you as a Siemens Mechatronics Level 1 technician.
Graduates may find a career in a number of sectors. Job opportunities are varied, as almost every automated industrial process requires electro-mechanical maintenance in some capacity.
Upon graduation, you can apply to receive advanced academic standing in Algonquin College`s Bachelor of Automation and Robotics (Honours) program, or seek external pathways such as the Bachelor of Business Administration - Applied Business degree at Davenport University. You can also apply your diploma credits towards a degree with partnering universities.
This program is well suited for students who:

Have knowledge of the career opportunities and study expectations of the program.
Are self-motivated.
Enjoy working with their hands.
Like problem solving through troubleshooting.
Have good oral and written communication skills and work well with others.
Are inquisitive and want to explore how things are made using automation.
Are interested in a comprehensive and challenging career.

Program Duration:
2 Years
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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