Energy Systems Engineering Technology - Electrical (Optional Co-op)Conestoga College
About this Program
Level: Advanced Diploma in Energy Systems Engineering Technology - Electrical (Optional Co-op)
Discpline: Operations Research, Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Length: 6 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Cambridge - Fountain Street Campus
With the focus towards a lower-carbon future, energy professionals are in high demand. This three-year program is specifically designed to meet the high demand for engineering technologists in electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution, as well as in low-carbon energy systems, smart building systems, and energy management. Topics include conventional and renewable energy generation, including distributed energy resources for Ontario's low-carbon energy future. Students will develop a strong electrical engineering technology foundation in electrical fundamentals, motors and control, programmable logic controllers, power system generation, transmission/distribution, protection and control, and grid transformation/smart grids. In addition, topics such as residential/commercial/industrial energy savings, building automation, analytics, energy storage, HVAC systems, and energy auditing are applied for careers in the growing specialty of conservation in private and public sector jobs. Mechanical topics include statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics as they apply directly to various energy systems.
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.