Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics

General

Program Description

The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program will focus on automated systems, which are at the heart of virtually all advanced manufacturing industries. The School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science undertaking will offer you a thorough understanding of theory, along with practical, hands-on laboratory experience. It will place an emphasis on the basic technology used in building and operating automated industrial systems: programmable logic controllers (PLCs), hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and robotics.

While you will be prepared after two years of study to build a rewarding career in the field of automation and robotics, the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program will also give you an option for further study. You may complete additional study in the three-year Automation and Robotics Technology program, which will explore the field of precision controls and the total electronic integration of modern, complex automated systems through industry-leading field placements.

Program Highlights

  • The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program will provide in-depth study ranging from fundamentals to advanced systems.
  • You will gain hands-on experience in programmable logic controllers (PLCs), robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics.
  • The widely used technologies with which you will become familiar are applicable to many different industries.
  • A strong on-campus Automation and Robotics Student Society will organize events such as career nights and industrial visits.
  • This School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program holds key-

Career Outlook

  • Robotics Technician
  • PLC Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Assembler
  • Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Fluid Power Technician
  • Inside Sales
  • Field Service Technician

Areas of Employment

Upon completion of this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program, you will be in high demand throughout the manufacturing sector, including areas such as:

  • Automotive
  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Packaging
  • Aircraft
  • Communications
  • Telecommunications
  • Consumer goods
  • Movie and entertainment industries

In these areas, you may work in technical sales and service, manufacturing and maintenance and integration (automation houses).

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Note: For applicants who are currently attending high school in Ontario, your midterm and final grades will be transmitted automatically to the college. Start Date: Fall, Winter

Last updated Nov 2017

About the School

Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college with five campuses in Toronto, Canada. Centennial offers high quality Canadian Education that is hands-on and employment focused. Programs at Cente ... Read More

Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college with five campuses in Toronto, Canada. Centennial offers high quality Canadian Education that is hands-on and employment focused. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory instruction, co-op education and industry placements Read less