|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, plus 2 Optional Co-op terms|
|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:
This three-year advanced diploma program introduces you to a broad background in analog and digital electronics, software development, modern communications and control systems. Topics covered include electronic circuitry, diagnostic techniques, microcontrollers, process control and computer systems and networks, along with digital communications, control systems and mechatronics. During the final year, you will focus on applying the principles you have learned to design and testing electronic projects.
The focus of this program is a blend of theory and practice. The theory provides a depth of understanding that can be applied to hands-on experience in our well-equipped labs.
This curriculum incorporates content from many widely recognized companies and organizations, including Seimens and Exfo, allowing for the kind of hands-on skills and theoretical knowledge required to begin a career in the industry.
Common First Semester
Seneca’s electronics and engineering diploma programs (including Computer Engineering Technology and Electronics Engineering Technician) have the first semester in common, allowing for easy transfer between programs before the second semester.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Diagnostic techniques
- Process controls
- Design and testing of electronics projects
- Digital communications
- Control systems
This program is designed to meet accreditation requirements mandated by Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists – CCTT, the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board – CTAB and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists – OACETT.
- Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) Pending
- York Technology Association (YTA)
- Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)
- Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters. In programs with limited co-op 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 co-op 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:
- Electronics engineering technologist
- Automation technologist
- Communications technologist
- Telecom technologist
- Technical sales specialist
- Product support technologist
- Product development technologist