Skip to content

Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems

Credential: Advanced Diploma Program Code: 30101 Length: 6 semesters

Programs Starting Between:

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
    • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

or

or

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

For further information, see Admission Requirements.

Mature Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

University Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
January 2018NorthWaitlistedClosed
September 2018NorthOpenOpen
January 2019NorthOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 2 semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,831.58
  • international: $14,671.00

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

Students must purchase Electronics Work Bench software, lab kit and a digital multimeter. Extra fees apply for optional work placement. 

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more >

Humber Degree Pathways

Complete your degree with us. Humber's degrees are designed with our diploma graduates in mind. We'll give you credit for what you've already learned and help you take the next step in less time. Humber also awards a $2500 degree scholarship to diploma graduates with a program grade point average of 80% or more.

Graduates may be considered for admission to:

Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce 

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.
  • Any Grade 12U-level Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60 per cent, or Humber's TMTH 104 and TMTH 204, with an avaerage of 60 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

View Program 

Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

Learn more >

Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Windsor, ON
Institution(s): University of Windsor

Applicants from Humber College who have been awarded an Advanced Diploma in:

  • Architectural Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • HRAC Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

will be eligible for admission to the University of Windsor into the Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree program provided the minimum cumulative GPA requirements of 70% are met.

For further information, contact:

Jacqueline Stagner
Undergraduate Programs Coordinator
1.519.253.3000 x 5948
stagner@uwindsor.ca

web4.uwindsor.ca/units/registrar/calendars/undergraduate

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology with specializations in either Electronics and Controls, Manufacturing or Petroleum 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
Institution(s): Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University (CBU) will offer degree completion options to graduates of both Humber College's Electrical Engineering Technology, and Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma programs in the Bachelor of Engineering Technology with specializations in either Electronics and Controls, Manufacturing, or Petroleum. These programs require the completion of a minimum of 30-36 credits of course work after graduation from either Humber's Electrical Engineering Technology, or Electronic Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas. This normally requires a minimum of 1 academic year (2 semesters) of full time study to complete. A number of CBU courses are available by distance including some of the required courses for the Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree programs and may, in some instances, be the only offering of that particular course that year. CBU distance courses can be used to fulfill the credit residency requirements.

For further information, contact:

Jennifer Kelloway
Assistant Manager of Admissions
Cape Breton University
PO Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2
Phone: 902-563-1117
Fax: 902-563-1371
Jennifer_Kelloway@cbu.ca

www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/admissions/transfer-agreements/articulation-agreements/

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Bachelors
Location: Kamloops, BC
Institution(s): Thompson Rivers University

 Graduates of Humber's Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems Advanced Diploma program may apply to Thompson Rivers University for the following pathways:

  •  Bachelor of Technology program (120 credits) - students will be granted up to a maximum of 63 transfer credits.    
  • Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program (120 credits) - students will be granted up to a maximum of 66 transfer credits.      

 For more information, please see:

 www.tru.ca/distance/transfer-credit.html

 

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Burnaby, BC
Institution(s): BC Institute of Technology

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) recognizes Humber College's Advanced Diplomas in:

  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

as the academic basis of entry into the Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management degree program. Applicants from Humber College who have been awarded a relevant advanced diploma will be eligible for admission to BCIT provided all other entrance criteria are met.

For further information, contact:

Laurie McGee, Program Administrator,
604.432.8459
Laurie_McGee@bcit.ca

www.bcit.ca/study/programs/8350btech

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Edmonton, AB
Institution(s): Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

Graduates of Humber's Advanced Diplomas including:

  • Architectural Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • HRAC Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

are provided with an opportunity to enter into The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology's (NAIT) Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management Degree program.  NAIT will conditionally accept Humber's advanced diploma graduates with a minimum GPA of B- or 2.7 on standard 4.0 grading scales.  Graduates wil be admitted into Level 1 for the additional 2 years for degree completion.  Thus, students will be eligible to complete the degree in 2 years (4 semesters) of full time study.  Course delivery options are day, evening and distance.  It is possible for a student to complete the entire program via distance delivery.

For further information, contact:

NAIT Online
780.471.6248
Toll free: 1.877.333.6255
ask.nait.ca

www.nait.ca/

 

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology, Software Engineering Technologies 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Hamilton, ON
Institution(s): McMaster University

Eligibility: A 3-year Technology Advanced Diploma with a minimum average of  75% is required for admission.  Admission requirements are subject to change. 

Credit Transfer: Students are admitted directly to Level 3 with 60 advanced standing transfer credit units awarded. 

Credits to be achieved: A four-year degree program requires the completion of a minimum of 132 units. Advanced credit (60 units) will count towards the total unit count required. 72 credits must be completed at McMaster University.

For further information, contact:

McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Program
905.525.9140 x 20221
btech@mcmaster.ca

www.mybtechdegree.ca

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Humber Ontario Graduate Certificates

Humber offers a number of Ontario graduate certificates to help take your education further.

Ontario Graduate Certificates >

Ontario Transfer Options

Visit ONTransfer >

Program Contact(s)

Aleksandr Melkumyan, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5060
aleksandr.melkumyan@humber.ca

appliedtechnology.humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

Have questions about Humber?

Book a Tour

I am a Canadian Citizen/Landed Immigrant

I am a ...

First Name:

Do not populate:

Last Name:

Email:

Question

Apply to Humber

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admission Road Map >

Apply through Ontario Colleges >

International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre >

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,923.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,660.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$15.00$15.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 5Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 6Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Our Program

Humber’s Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems advanced diploma program blends in-class, academic learning with hands-on laboratory work to prepare you for a career in electrical power and control systems engineering.

In the third year of this program, you’ll learn advanced skills for a thorough academic and practical approach to the control of electrical equipment and industrial process instrumentation in automated manufacturing, processing, power systems and utilities industries.

Our curriculum, designed in collaboration with industry, focuses on programming software, feed-back control system and motor control, instrumentation and programmable logic controllers (PLCs), power electronics, power generation, transmission and distribution, power system design, human machine interface (HMI) design, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA). Superior mathematics, physics and critical thinking skills will be essential to your success.

The program builds upon the solid technical foundation of our technician program, ensuring wider career options. The skills learned in the technical program are enhanced through project-based learning and increased hands-on practice in the labs.


Courses Program Standards


Close


Work Placement

Our program features an optional, preferably paid, work placement directly related to your program of study. The work experience is designed to enable you to apply your skills and knowledge in an actual work environment, as well as enhance your employability upon graduation. The work experience occurs after the completion of Semester 4, for a minimum of 400 hours. We’ll provide a range of services to support your success including working with business, industry and government to identify employment opportunities.

 

The Humber Experience

Watch the video to learn more about the Electrical Engineering Technology Control Systems program.

The Humber Advantage

State-of-the-art Facilities

This advanced diploma program at Humber uses state of the art equipment in the labs for the students to get practical training which is augmented by the academic knowledge they gain during class room teaching. The most up-to date software is used to simulate the real time solutions of today’s industrial needs in all the concentrations such as Power, Process Instrumentation and PLC Controls.

Software and Technology

Students gain technical knowledge and skills in control systems, power system applications and design, equipment selection, installations, commissioning, testing and maintenance using state-of-the-art equipment, computers and software.

Your Career

According to Service Canada, the number of electrical and electronics engineer technologists and technicians is expected to increase significantly over the next few years. Those who have a postsecondary education will account for 81.4 per cent of those employed in the industry.

Engineering Canada forecasts the need for electrical engineers will increase as the economy improves. Our graduates find work as technologists who design, maintain, service or sell automated industrial, electrical machines, electrical control, power systems, power distribution protection and control, and process instrumentation systems and equipment.

Humber graduates have found employment in organizations that include ABB Inc., Aztec Electrical Supply, Canada Bread, City of Brampton, Street Lighting Department, Eastern Power Limited, Enersource Hydro Mississauga, Siemens Building Technologies Inc., Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation.




 

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.