In this program, industry experts will teach you the theory and practical skills needed to design and troubleshoot circuits, and install, operate, and service electronic or data communications systems. You will take courses such as 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 your 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.
|Location:||Prince of Wales Campus|
|Credential:||Diploma, Electronics Engineering Technologist|
|Minimum passing grade per course:
- 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).
*Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements for this program are encouraged to apply. Successful completion of Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) may be used as a consideration of acceptance.
Graduates from this program may find employment in the following areas:
- Canadian Armed Forces
- Canadian Coast Guard
- 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
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labour market. This program provides skills training that falls within the duties described in the following: NOC 2241.
Open Academic Studies program
Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the Open Academic Studies program.
Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.
Tuition & Fees
If you have any questions concerning the Electronics Engineering Technology program, contact:
- Computer Studies Office: (902) 629-4206