Electromechanical Engineering Technician Dip GBC
George Brown College, Canada
About This Program
This program will prepare graduates for the rapidly changing demands of the North American industrial environment. Today’s companies require employees with multidisciplinary expertise that combines electrical, mechanical and controls engineering skills, along with the installation, maintenance and operation of increasingly sophisticated and automated equipment.
Robotics, controls and process automation are cornerstones of modern production facilities and automated systems. Our multidisciplined and hands-on approach to learning culminates in a capstone project in which students design and produce a complex, integrated, fully functional electromechanical system by applying their accumulated theoretical and practical knowledge.
Students complement their technical skills with a focus on the soft skills needed to establish a successful career and add value to any team. Students will learn from faculty who are experienced in both the workplace and the teaching environment.
The industry-relevant curriculum is delivered through hands-on learning in the college’s machine shops, electrical and industrial automation laboratories, process controls and robotics facilities, to ensure that graduates can move quickly and directly into industry.
This program will prepare you to work with multidisciplinary expertise combining electrical, mechanical and controls engineering skills, along with the installation, maintenance and operation of increasingly sophisticated and automated equipment.
Robotics, controls and process automation are cornerstones of modern production facilities and automated systems. At the end of the program, you and your classmates will be designing and producing a complex, integrated, fully functional electromechanical system.
You will be complementing your technical skills with learning soft skills that will help you establish a successful career and add value to any team.
As technology continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, graduates will be in high demand for their cross-disciplinary skills in all types of environments, including:
Some of George Brown College's industry partners, who have led the development of this program, come from sectors as diverse as automotive manufacturing, tunneling and drilling, consumer packaging (including canning, bottling and imaging), food and beverage production, urban transit, power generation, and industrial equipment production and maintenance.
Future Study Options for graduates of the Electromechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program at George Brown College
You may be eligible to transfer with advanced standing into semester 5 of the Building Automation program (T171). You may consider seeking entry into the Millwright apprenticeship.
By the time you graduate, you will gain skills and have demonstrated the ability to:
**Based on the results of your placement test, you may be required to take COMM1003 (English Skills) or CESL1003 (English Skills – ESL) before progressing to COMM1007. COMM1003/CESL1003 does not count as a course required for graduation, and you will be charged for this extra course.
Course Code : T146
College : School of Mechanical and Engineering Technologies
Duration : 2 years
Qualifications Level : Ontario College Diploma
All fees listed below are quoted in Canadian Dollar (CAD).
Take note of the following:
Accommodation for International Students at George Brown College
Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students. George Brown College however, does not arrange non-homestay accommodation for students. Estimated costs for privately arranged accommodation may range from $500-$1200 per month, depending on individual living situation and location.
George Brown College's free Housing Services offer support in helping students find off-campus housing. This will be an advantage for you as it generally takes about 2-3 weeks to find an apartment in Toronto. Apartment listings usually go up 1-2 months previous to their availability so if you’re looking to move beginning of September it is usually good to start looking in July.
Housing Cost (your choice):
If you would rather live in the residence of the college, you should sign up early. The George, as the building is known, has the flexibility of 8 month- (Fall/Winter) and 4 Month- (Summer) agreements. Units are 2-bedroom suites that include a kitchenette and 3-piece bathroom with Wi-Fi, phone, and cable television.
As costs are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by the administration of George Brown College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socializing, and health.
Intake Dates :
There are two intake dates every year:
IVC has a 3-month preparation period that includes, among others:
It is important to apply early as this course may have many applicants. Moreover, beginning an application well in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the IELTS and consolidate your academic and professional credentials for your visa application. So make sure you apply early!
Applicants are selected based on the combination of relevant education and work experience. You must be able to meet the selection criteria outlined below:
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