|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 1 Optional Work term|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,011 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
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 proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
In this two-year diploma program, you will use building systems software to learn leading theory and practice for heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems. You will learn the principles of energy efficiency, including the exploration of emerging renewable energy technologies, which are a major component.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Theory and practice of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems
- Awareness of environmental considerations
- Energy efficiency principles
- Building system software
- Building Environmental System (BES™) Operator Class II
- BES™ Operator Class I
In one of the following areas:
- Pipe system design
- Air System design
- Hospital building systems
Optional Work Term
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Building systems engineering technician
- Energy system operations practitioner
- Energy systems operator
- Energy auditor
- Facility operator and maintenance manager
- Waterworks and gas maintenance worker