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Electrical Engineering Technician - Control Systems

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Program Code: 30111 Credential: Diploma Program Length: 4 semesters Delivery Mode (Semester 1 Delivery Fall 2021)  : Online/In-personProgram and course details can be viewed on Current Student Resources  
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Program Overview

Humber’s Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma program focuses on three major concentrations in electrical engineering:

  • power industry
  • process instrumentation and control
  • programmable logic controllers (PLCs)

Our courses are designed in collaboration with an industry advisory panel, ensuring you learn current and relevant material. The program blends classroom theory with laboratory work on subjects such as electric devices and circuits, digital fundamentals, power generation and distribution, electrical computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), electrical code, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and industrial communications.

Complex and challenging assignments prepare you for the realities of a control systems and electrical engineering career.

 

 

Courses Program Standards

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  1. Interpret and produce electrical and electronics drawings including other related documents and graphics.
  2. Analyze and solve routine technical problems related to electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  3. Use, verify, and maintain instrumentation equipment and systems.
  4. Assemble, test, modify and maintain electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  5. Install and troubleshoot static and rotating electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  6. Verify acceptable functionality and apply troubleshooting techniques for electrical and electronic circuits, components, equipment, and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  7. Analyze, assemble and troubleshoot control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  8. Use computer skills and tools to solve routine electrical related problems.
  9. Assist in creating and conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  10. Prepare and maintain records and documentation systems.
  11. Install, test and troubleshoot telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  12. Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  13. Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
  14. Configure installation and apply electrical cabling requirements and system grounding and bonding requirements for a variety of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  15. Assist in commissioning, testing and troubleshooting electrical power systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  16. Select electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  17. Apply project management principles to assist in the implementation of projects.


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Your Career

Jump-start your career in the power, manufacturing, automotive or food sectors as a control specialist, PLC Programmer or maintenance technician.

Our graduates can find work as technicians – designing, maintaining, servicing or selling automated industrial, electrical machines, electrical control, power and process instrumentation systems and equipment.

Some employers of our graduates 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.

Program Availability

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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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Equipment & Device Requirements

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs Recommended Specs
Processor Intel i7 or AMD 64-bit processor, 2.4GHz or faster Intel i7 or Xeon E3, 3.2GHz or faster
OS Windows 7 or 8/8.1 -64 bit professional Windows 7, 8.x or 10 - 64-bit professional
Memory 8 GB 32 GB
Video OpenGL 3.2 support w 1GB memory. No onboard graphics NVIDIA Quadro or AMD FirePro/Radeon Pro Card w/ 4 GB dedicated memory
Monitor 1920*1080 resolution 1920*1080 resolution (or higher) resolution, dual monitors
Storage Hard drive w/ 20GB free USB and/or DVD drive Solid State Drive (SSD) w/20GB free

Contact Information

If you have questions about these Equipment & Device Requirements contact:

Savdulla Kazazi, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4130
savdulla.kazazi@humber.ca

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

Fees

The 2021-2022 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,720.14
  • international: $17,608.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester

Domestic Fees International Fees

Additional Costs

Students must purchase Electronics Work Bench software, lab kit and a digital multimeter.

Scholarships

Humber Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries that you may be eligible for, visit Student Scholarships. International students can visit International Student Scholarships.

Humber Bursaries

Bursaries are available for Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs primarily based on financial need, visit Humber Bursaries.

External Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Find out more information about external scholarships and bursaries, visit External Awards.

Indigenous Student Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students, visit Indigenous Student Awards.

Pathways

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

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

WITHIN HUMBER

View Advanced Diploma 

Upon completion of this program, graduates may pursue an Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems diploma by taking the third year of the program. 

Graduates are eligible for registration in the Ontario Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) upon successful completion of the engineering technology program. Graduates of the technology program may be qualified to work anywhere in Canada and in several countries around the world.

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering Technology: Electronics

Graduates of Humber's Electrical Engineering Technician 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 to be considered for advanced standing in the BSc, Electrial Engineering Technology: Electronics 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

Bachelor of Technology

Graduates of Humber's Electrical Engineering Technician Diploma may transfer into Thompson Rivers University's online degree programs: 

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.

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.

For more information, contact: student@tru.ca 

Bachelor of Technology - Trades and Technology Leadership

Graduates of Humber's Electrical Engineering Technician Diploma may transfer into Thompson Rivers University's online degree programs: 

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.

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.

For more information, contact: student@tru.ca 

Bachelor of Applied Management

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the four-year Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John. 

Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business. 

Please note:  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.

For more information please contact: admissions@unb.ca.

Business Bachelor of Business Administration

Students who complete a 2 year diploma at Humber will be granted 60 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program at Davenport University. You will need to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours (approximately two years of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 2 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

If you still have questions, reach out to the transfer admissions team at info@davenport.edu or 1.800.686.1600

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution.

Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates may also progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* in the following specializations provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Human Science 

 *Block of 30 credits. Students may receive up to 30 additional credits on a course by course basis, providing that courses in the diploma fulfill requirements of Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Science programs.

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

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.

BSc (Post Diploma) with major in Applied Mathematics

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates may also progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* in the following specializations provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Human Science 

 *Block of 30 credits. Students may receive up to 30 additional credits on a course by course basis, providing that courses in the diploma fulfill requirements of Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Science programs.

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

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.

BSc (Post Diploma) with major in Computing Information Systems

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates may also progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* in the following specializations provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Human Science 

 *Block of 30 credits. Students may receive up to 30 additional credits on a course by course basis, providing that courses in the diploma fulfill requirements of Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Science programs.

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

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.

BSc (Post Diploma) with major in Human Science

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Electrical Engineering Technician – Control Systems diploma, Electronics Engineering Technician diploma, and Paramedic diploma graduates may also progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 30 credits* in the following specializations provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Human Science 

 *Block of 30 credits. Students may receive up to 30 additional credits on a course by course basis, providing that courses in the diploma fulfill requirements of Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Science programs.

For additional information, contact Athabasca's Transfer Credit Services

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.

Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Humber and Seneca Colleges have entered into an agreement that increases student opportunities for degree completion at both institutions.  Humber graduates may transfer into Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with entry into Semester 4, Year 2 of the program.    

Admissions:

All applicants to Seneca degree programs are required to have successfully completed the related Humber program with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (70%).

All applicants may apply through the Ontario College Application Service and must submit an official academic transcript for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.  The application must be received no later than the stated deadline for the given term being applied for in order to qualify for admission.

For further information, please contact:  academic.pathways@senecacollege.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.

Law LLB

Humber students who have successfully completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in any field at Humber College and meet the requirements, will be considered for admission into the University of Gloucestershire's Bachelor of Law LLB program. 

International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in writing. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: www.glos.ac.uk/study/international

Students will be expected to attend an Academic Induction preceding entry to the program. Students admitted to the UoG program will pay the appropriate annual tuition fee rate. The definitive fees will be those published here: http://www.glos.ac.uk/international

Students admitted to UoG from Humber will be eligible to receive the international bursary. This award, and its ruling terms and conditions, is subject to change on an annual basis. For September 2020/January 2021 entry, the applicable bursary is £3,000, and will be automatically applied against tuition for successful applicants from Humber. Please note that the bursary is only available to students who are studying full-time at the UoG on campus in the UK, and completing a full degree (not available for distance learning or master's stage students).

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.

Contact us for more information:

Shandin Rickard-Hughes
International Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager, Americas
srickardhughes@glos.ac.uk

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Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

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

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

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Program Specific Questions

Savdulla Kazazi, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4130
savdulla.kazazi@humber.ca

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

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.

Admissions Road Map

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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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