Students in the Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Robotics program will gain a solid foundation in programmable logic controllers, electronics, computer-aided design, mechanical systems, computer and robot programming, sensors and actuators. Graduates will be prepared to program, troubleshoot and maintain robots and automated production systems along with mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Graduates will also be equipped to assist in the application and design of robotic systems, their manufacture and testing.
- New ABB robot / machine vision lab with eight new robots with integrated vision cameras
- Upgraded PLC lab for teaching Rockwell Studio 5000 programming
- Students graduate with a diverse skill set that prepares them for in-demand, high paying careers in our local area.
The labour market condition for Robotics Technicians in Canada is forecast to be good for some time to come. Graduates will find employment with system integrators, machine builders, automotive manufacturers, or other manufacturing environments.
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
- Grade 12 English (C), (U) or (M)
- Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.
The curriculum below is for incoming students:
Program Physical Demands Analysis
Program Vocational Learning Outcomes
Electromechanical Engineering Technician (Ontario College Diploma) (MTCU Code 51021)
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Fabricate and build electrical, electronic, and mechanical components and assemblies in accordance with operating standards, job requirements, and specifications.
- Interpret and produce electrical, electronic, and mechanical drawings and other related technical documents and graphics for a variety of stakeholders in compliance with industry standards.
- Select and use a variety of troubleshooting techniques and equipment to assess, maintain, and repair electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes, systems, and subsystems.
- Maintain and repair electrical, electronic, and mechanical components, equipment, and systems to ensure that they function according to specifications and to optimize production.
- Support the design and production of mechanical components by assisting in the specification of manufacturing materials and processes.
- Apply, analyze, build, install, commission, and troubleshoot a variety of mechanical, electrical, and electronic control systems, logic and digital circuits, passive AC and DC circuits, and active circuits.
- Install and troubleshoot basic computer hardware and programming to support the electromechanical engineering environment.
- Maintain and troubleshoot automated equipment including robotic systems.
- Establish and maintain inventory, records, and documentation systems to meet organizational and industry standards and requirements.
- Select and purchase electromechanical equipment, components, and systems that fulfill job requirements and functional specifications.
- Assist in applying quality control and quality assurance program procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
- Work in compliance with relevant industry standards, laws and regulations, codes, policies, and procedures.
- Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance and to remain current in the field and responsive to emergent technologies and national and international standards.
- Contribute as an individual and a member of an electromechanical engineering team to the effective completion of tasks and projects.
- Support project management activities such as planning, implementation and evaluation of projects, and monitoring of resources, timelines, and expenditures as required.