|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Cambridge|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||2 years, plus 1 Optional Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,133 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,500), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
- A three-year advanced diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university is required in one of these areas:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country or, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
This full-time graduate certificate program will help prepare graduates with a previous technical degree or diploma for engineering work in the industrial automation sector. The program offers key practical courses similar to those found in this highly successful Robotics and Automation Technology program.
Applying to the Co-op Stream
The optional co-op stream includes one co-op work term instead of the Guided Career Management course.
Co-operative Education integrates academic studies with program-related experience in the workplace. This results in better-trained workers who are familiar with their professional expectations and have the skills needed to contribute to an organization right from the start.
The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
Students will be informed of the application deadline and process to apply to the Co-op Stream. Labour market conditions determine the number of co-op seats in optional co-op programs. Every student who meets academic eligibility requirements may not be admitted to the co-op stream.
To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum 80% session weighted average with no dropped or failed courses.
Graduates are prepared for an exciting career in the area of industrial automation using robotics and PLCs, including equipment specification, design, installation and troubleshooting.
Sample job titles include:
- controls technician
- maintenance person
- robotic technician
- PLC programmer
- automation specialist
- solidworks operator
Typical fields of employment include small to large manufacturing and support industries including automation consultants, automotive manufacturing, food and beverage processing and packaging, pharmaceutical, and more.