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Electronics Engineering Technology

In this program, you will learn the theory and practical skills needed to design and troubleshoot circuits, and to install, operate, and service electronic or data communications systems. You will take courses in electrical circuits, electronic fabrication, transmission theory and programming fundamentals for electronic systems. You will also complete a 240-hour on the job placement.

Students complete a major project involving an electronic system of their choosing. The project includes designing the hardware and software, building a prototype, and testing. Recent projects include a robotic arm wirelessly controlled via Bluetooth, a 3D imaging system to automate creation of models for 3D printing, radio frequency identification tags to automatically unlock and open doors and a Wi-Fi based water detection alarm with text messaging.

As a graduate, you will receive advanced standing toward the Aerospace Telecommunication and Information Systems program offered by the Canadian Forces.  You are also eligible to receive a salary, benefits, and support to offset tuition and materials if you enroll through the Canadian Forces Non-Commissioned Member Subsidized Education plan,

This program is accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists. CTAB accredited programs provide International Mobility rights under the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) through the Sydney and Dublin Accords.

Program Facts

Start: September
Length: 2 years
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Diploma, Electronics Engineering Technologist
Minimum passing grade per course:
60%

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Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12* or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Grade 11 or 12 academic math and physics
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Note: Applicants must have training or experience in the use of computers such as keyboarding, desk top application software and operating system(s).

If you do not meet the academic requirements, you can still apply. Contact Admissions about the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment in the following areas:

  • Telecommunications
  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • Canadian Coast Guard
  • RCMP
  • Federal government
  • Manufacturing design and assembly
  • Installation and repair services
  • Radio and television broadcasting companies
  • Biomedical technology
  • Audio video equipment, fibre optic, alarm system, or network service technician

Tuition & Fees

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Contact

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Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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