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Electromechanical Engineering Technology

Credential: Advanced DiplomaProgram Code: 3071RLength: 6 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    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

    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.

  • English Language Proficiency

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

  • International Credit Evaluation

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

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2018-2019 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $4,007.70
  • international: $14,964.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more >

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$2,046.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,727.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$85.00$85.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 5Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 6Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
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

Additional Costs

Extra fees apply for optional work placement.

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS WITHIN HUMBER AFTER THIS PROGRAM

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 114 and CALC 103, with an average 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.

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

PATHWAYS OUT TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology
  • Petroleum

Humber and Cape Breton University have agreed to partner for the purpose of offering a degree completion option to students of the following programs:

  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

Students completing these programs will receive up to a maximum of 30 transfer credits. Normally one year (2 semesters) of full time study is required to complete the degree.

A number of CBU courses are available by distance including some of the required courses for the Bachelor of Engineering Technology program and may, in some instances, be the ony offering of that particular course that year.  CBU distance courses can be used to fulfill the credit residency requirement.

For more information see:  https://www.cbu.ca/academic-programs/program/manufacturing/program-details/

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.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology - Trades and Technology Leadership

The following Humber programs will articulate with specific transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology or the Bachelor of Technology - Trades and Technology Leadership programs at Thompson Rivers University:

  • Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Civil Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Computer and Network Support Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Computer and Network Support Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Computer Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 66 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Computer Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technician - Control Systems Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technician - Control Systems Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 66 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 57 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 57 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 66 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
    Humber students may apply after successfully completing the College's entire program and related requirements, if applicable.

Students applying for admission to any of the University programs are required to submit the university application form and applicable fees.  Students are subject to all University admission policies including the requirement to provide original documentation showing their full postsecondary academic history along with graduation with a relevant diploma from Humber.

For more information, contact: student@tru.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.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

Graduates of Humber's Electromechanical Engineering Techology advanced diploma program are invited to apply to continue their studies at the State University of New York - Buffalo State College. Graduates must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 with a background in Technical Science or Mathematics to be considered for advanced standing in the BSc, Industrial Technology program. Humber graduates will be given the opportunity to complete all program requirements in approximately four semesters of full-time study (15 credit hours per semester).

For more information, please contact:

admissions@buffalostate.edu

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management

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 an Advanced Diploma as above
  • an overall minimum GPA of 65%
  • two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following:
    • Grade 12 English (67%) or
    • 3.0 credits of postsecondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution
  • minimum of one year relevant non-cooperative education related technical work experience

BCIT accepts applications for the program year-round.  The first step in the application process is completion of a pre-entry assessment conducted by BCIT's program administrator to review the technical work experience requirement.  Applicants are encouraged to 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.

TRANSFER OPTIONS

Can't find a pathway? You can still get the credit you deserve from your previous education or your prior work or life experience.

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Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Peter Villalta, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4189
peter.villalta@humber.ca

Current students please send inquiries to: SATadvising@humber.ca.

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

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.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

Apply through the International Centre >

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In Humber’s Electromechanical Engineering Technology advanced diploma program, you’ll learn how to support the engineering activities of manufacturers that rely increasingly on automation technology to maintain a competitive edge in the global economy. Develop skills in industrial automation, robotics, control systems, machining, hydraulics, pneumatics, safety, mechatronics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), automation welding, machine elements and computer-control methods. You will also learn to decipher mechanical and electrical schematic drawings, and use electrical and mechanical diagnostic tools.

Our program builds upon the solid technical foundation of the technician program. The technology graduate is prepared to enter a wider range of careers. The skills first learned in the technical program are enhanced through project-based learning and increased hands-on practice in the labs.

Complementing your technical education are the effective communications, problem-solving and interpersonal skills that add value to any team. Coursework reflects real-world demands through independent and co-operative study in practical environments including experience with industrial size modern equipment. The industry relevant curriculum is taught by faculty at the top of their fields to provide you with the skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

Our advisory committee provides regular review and input of our curriculum ensuring our program is always on the cutting edge of industry developments.

 

Courses Program Standards Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Fabricate mechanical components and assemblies, and assemble electrical components and electronic assemblies by applying workshop skills and knowledge of basic shop practices in accordance with applicable codes and safety practices.
  • Analyse, interpret, and produce electrical, electronic, and mechanical drawings and other related documents and graphics necessary for electromechanical design.
  • Select and use a variety of troubleshooting techniques and test equipment to assess electromechanical circuits, equipment, processes, systems, and subsystems.
  • Modify, maintain, and repair electrical, electronic, and mechanical components, equipment, and systems to ensure that they function according to specifications.
  • Apply the principles of engineering, mathematics, and science to analyse and solve design and other complex technical problems and to complete work related to electromechanical engineering.
  • Design and analyse mechanical components, processes, and systems through the application of engineering principles and practices.
  • Apply principles of mechanics and fluid mechanics to the design and analysis of electromechanical systems.
  • Design, analyse, build, and troubleshoot logic and digital circuits, passive AC and DC circuits, and active circuits.
  • Design, select, apply, integrate, and troubleshoot a variety of industrial motor controls and data acquisition devices and systems.
  • Design, analyse, and troubleshoot microprocessor-based systems.
  • Install and troubleshoot computer hardware and high-level programming to support the electromechanical engineering environment.
  • Analyse, program, install, integrate, and troubleshoot automated systems including robotic systems.
  • Establish and maintain inventory, records, and documentation systems.
  • Assist in project management by applying business principles to the electromechanical engineering environment.
  • Select for purchase electromechanical equipment, components, and systems that fulfill the job requirements and functional specifications.
  • Specify, coordinate, and conduct quality-control and quality-assurance programs and procedures.
  • Perform all work in accordance with relevant law, policies, codes, regulations, safety procedures, and standard shop practices.
  • Develop personal and professional strategies and plans to improve job performance and work relationships with clients, coworkers, and supervisors.


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Work Placement

This program offers a co-op option. Co-op work terms enable you to apply your skills and knowledge in a work environment and gain valuable, practical experience related to your program of study. You will learn new skills, learn about the world of work and meet people in your profession.

For students who are accepted into the program, three co-op work terms will take place. The first four-month work term is between Semesters 2 and 3, and then two consecutive four-month work terms between Semesters 4 and 5.  There are limited spaces in the co-op option. Therefore, you will apply for the co-op option during Semester 1 and be informed of the process by which to apply.  While co-op work opportunities are not guaranteed, as students are in a competitive job placement market, participating students will receive a wide range of services to help them find a co-op opportunity.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
January 2019NorthWaitlistedClosed
September 2019NorthOpenOpen
January 2020NorthOpenOpen

The Humber Advantage

Watch the video to learn about the Mechatronics Skills Competition and why it is helpful for the students. 

Facilities & Equipment

This program offers the latest in automation and robotics. Students are trained on modern robots (Fanuc, Motoman, Kuka, Wittman, Panasonic) and do automation welding on a state-of-the-art Panasonic welding robot.

Software & Technology

Students gain hands-on experience with leading edge technologies. Our labs include an extensive range of modern industrial robots and control systems.

electromechanical students

Student Highlight

Congratulations to Theodor Willert and Avery Bird for placing first, Russell Farrell and Mateusz Cwalinski for placing second, Taylor Reid and Markus Laanes for placing third, and David van Amelsvoort and Andrew Vaz for placing fourth in the Electromechanical Skills Exhibition!

Omron Event

A team from Omron Canada Inc. put on an Automation Technology Showcase in the Humber LRC on Monday, March 26, 2018. Many students and faculty from the School of Applied Technology came to meet Omron’s solution experts and see robotics, sensing and safety technology in action. Students from all over the College were fascinated by the Autonomous Intelligent Vehicle that was wandering around the concourse greeting passers-by. 

Your Career

From robotics to mobile devices to automobiles and food processing, our graduates make their mark on process control, PLC programming, packaging, power generation, mining, machine design, building automated systems, maintenance, transportation, systems integration, component testing, technical sales quality control and a host of other fields. 

Other career opportunities include automation and robotics technologists in such areas as machine assembly, troubleshooting and testing, systems integration, application support, maintenance, component testing and assembly, automation programming, robotic maintenance and programming, and technical sales and services. 

Automation systems integrators are needed to build, troubleshoot and maintain robotic and automated manufacturing cells, as well as mobile equipment. You will also find opportunities in purchasing, customer service, quality control and quality assurance.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT)

This program has met national technology accreditation requirements as defined by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT).

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Special Events

In an incredible showcase of both skill and accuracy, the Humber Mechatronics teams shined in the Ontario Technology Skills Competitions of 2016.

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