Electrical Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op)Conestoga College
About this Program
Level: Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op)
Discpline: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Length: 6 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Cambridge - Fountain Street Campus
The three-year Electrical Engineering Technology program has been designed to provide students with both theoretical and practical experience, enabling them to work in a wide variety of electrical engineering areas including power systems and process control. In the first two years, students gain experience with electric motors, controls, PLCs, generators, transformers and their industrial applications. In the third year, students continue with advanced PLC applications as applied to a variety of industrial processes including machine controls, PID controls, batching operations, remote monitoring and servo systems. The Electrical Engineering Technology program prepares students to work with power generation, automation systems, instrumentation and various other control systems. Throughout the program, students will also gain experience in safety practices, safety standards and equipment, technical writing and CAD. The optional co-op stream includes four consecutive four-month work terms.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.