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Electronics Engineering Technician

Credential: DiplomaProgram Code: 03531Length: 4 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 2019-2020 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,807.50
  • international: $16,532.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,930.25 $8,056.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $7,477.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $53.00 $53.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $8,056.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $7,530.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $8,056.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $7,530.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $8,056.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $7,530.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $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

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 can continue into the third year of Electronics Engineering Technology program

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology

Graduates of Humber's Electronics 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 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

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering Technology: Electronics

Graduates of Humber's Electronics 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, Electrical 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

Law LLB

Humber students who have successfully completed a Diploma in any field at Humber College and meet the requirements, will be considered for admission into the University of Gloucestershire's Law LLB (Hons) (2-year fast track). International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English Equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx

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

BEng in Electronic Engineering

Humber graduates of the Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma will be eligible to apply for admission into the BEng in Electronic Engineering at the Technological University Dublin in Ireland. Graduates will complete 2 semesters at Technological University Dublin to complete the Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering (TA216) and 6 semesters to complete the Honours Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering (TA221). Semesters operate in a September to January and February to May configuration with examinations in January and May in addition to supplemental examinations in August.

Admission to the academic program(s) listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution.

Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering

Humber graduates of the Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma will be eligible to apply for admission into the BEng in Electronic Engineering at the Technological University Dublin in Ireland. Graduates will complete 2 semesters at Technological University Dublin to complete the Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering (TA216) and 6 semesters to complete the Honours Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering (TA221). Semesters operate in a September to January and February to May configuration with examinations in January and May in addition to supplemental examinations in August.

Admission to the academic program(s) listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution.

Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology

Graduates of Humber's Electronics 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.

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.

Bachelor of Technology - Trades and Technology Leadership

Graduates of Humber's Electronics 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.

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.

BEng in Electronic Engineering

Humber graduates of the Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma program will be eligible to apply for the BEng in Electronic Engineering at Letterkenny Institute of Technology in Ireland. Diploma graduates will complete 2 semesters in Ireland to complete the Bachelor degree and a total of 4 semesters to complete the honours Bachelor degree. Typically semesters in LYIT operate Sep-Jan and Feb-Jun. Therefore, the end-to-end period of study for CO students who pass all examinations in their selected IoT would be approximately 20 months including 12 weeks of summer vacation covering 20-Jun to 1-Sep each year.

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.

BEng in Electronic Engineering

Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma graduates will complete 2 academic years at the Institute of Technology Carlow in Ireland to complete the honours Bachelor degree. The academic year operates Sep-Jun. Therefore, the end-to-end period of study for CO students who pass all examinations in their IT Carlow would be approximately 20 months including 12 weeks of summer vacation covering 20-Jun to 1-Sep each year.

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.

BEng in Electrical and Electronic Systems

Graduates of the Humber Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma will be able to apply for admissions to BEng in Electrical and Electronic Systems at the Dudalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) in Ireland. Two year diploma graduates will be able to secure an honours degree with two further years of study in Ireland.

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.

BEng in Electronic Engineering

Humber graduates of the Electronic Engineering Technician Diploma will be eligible to apply for the BEng in Electronic Engineering at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT). Students who obtain a 'merit' grade in the BEng in Electronic Engineering at LIT may progress to the BSc (Hons) in Electronic Systems at LIT.

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.

BEng in Electronic Engineering

Humber graduates of the Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma program will be eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering at the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in Ireland. Graduates will complete only 4 semesters towards achievement of the honours Bachelor degree. Typically semesters in CIT operate Sep-Jan and Feb-Jun. Therefore, the end-to-end period of study for students who pass all examinations would be approximately 20 months including 12 weeks of summer vacation covering 20-Jun to 1-Sep each year.

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

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 

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

 *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.

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 

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

 *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.

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 

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

 *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.

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 

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

 *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.

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. 

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

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.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

George Livanos, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4329
george.livanos@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.

Admissions 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

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Humber’s Electronics Engineering Technician diploma program emphasizes electronic products, control systems and telecommunications - all built on a strong basis of computer and networking engineering. The program provides you with hands-on experience of electronic, analog, digital and programmable circuits. Our experienced faculty will teach you about computer programming, interfacing, local networks, radio frequency circuits, basic programmable logic controllers (PLC), industrial electronics, wired and wireless communication devices, and troubleshooting techniques. You’ll be taught how to embed these circuits into smart devices, industrial equipment, and consumer products.

You’ll also build and test circuit boards, learn electronics fabrication program PLCs and design embedded systems in our state-of-the-art labs including a prototyping facility.

We use most advanced software and Augumented Reality (AR) systems in our teaching environment.

Courses Program Standards

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Analyze*, interpret, modify and prepare electrical and electronics drawings, layouts and reports, with guidance as required.
  • Analyze* and solve routine technical problems related to electronics engineering by applying fundamental concepts of mathematics and science.
  • Apply appropriate troubleshooting* techniques to electronic circuits or systems and perform test procedures.
  • Assemble, modify, test and troubleshoot* electronic circuits, equipment and systems in accordance with job requirements*, functional specifications* and relevant standards, with guidance as required.
  • Maintain and repair electronic equipment and systems in accordance with relevant operational guidelines.
  • Provide justification for the purchase of electronic equipment, components and systems in accordance with code, standards and job requirements*, and functional specifications*.
  • Analyze* and troubleshoot* logic and digital circuits, as well as embedded microprocessor*-based and microcontroller*-based systems, including assembly and high-level language programs.
  • Analyze* and troubleshoot* circuits consisting of passive components by applying appropriate measurement techniques.
  • Analyze* and troubleshoot* circuits consisting of low power, high power, active and electromechanical components, and analog integrated circuits.
  • Analyze* and troubleshoot* control systems.
  • Troubleshoot*, maintain and repair analog and digital communication systems.
  • Apply relevant shop practices* in compliance with safety policies and current regulations for electronics engineering workplaces.
  • Assist in implementing and conducting quality control* and quality assurance* programs and procedures.
  • Complete work in compliance with relevant legislation, established standards, policies, procedures and regulations, and ethical principles.


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The Humber Experience

Albert Jansen

Albert Jansen Wins Award

This year, the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology chose Albert Jansen as the recipient of the Board of Governor's Award. Academically, Albert was one of the top students throughout the three years of the Electronics Engineering Technology program.

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Special Events

National Engineering Month is Canada’s largest celebration of engineering excellence, and this year students from Humber’s Electronics Engineering Technology program teamed up with Humberwood Downs Junior Middle Academy to give middle school students a taste of how electronics technology and green energy are an important part of Canada’s future, and they even got a chance to try their hand at building electronic circuits! 

FIRST Competition

Humber Hosts FIRST Robotics Competition

In partnership with FIRST Robotics Canada
March 8 to 10, 2019

Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, the FIRSTRobotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind.

Your Career

According to the Electro-Federation Canada, companies that design, install, manufacture, distribute and service electrical, electronic and telecommunications products contribute more than $50 billion to the Canadian economy while employing more than 130,000 workers at 1,400 facilities in Canada.

Our graduates have found employment with major users of large electronics systems such as broadcasting networks (including CBC, CTV), telecommunication carriers (including Rogers, Telus, Bell), manufacturers of electronics equipment (including Creation Technologies, Celestica, GE Canada), and manufacturers of scientific, medical and industrial instrumentation. Other graduates have started their own businesses or progressed to positions such as company representatives, technical salespeople and managers.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
January 2020 North Open Closed
September 2020 North Open Open
January 2021 North Open Open

Electronics Engineering Technology Program

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Watch the video on a student testimonial in the Electronics Engineering Technology program.


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Information and Communication Technology Capstone Project Expo

Information and Communication Technology Capstone Project Expo

Mon, July 22, 2019

Students, faculty, industry and community partners came together at the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation to celebrate the student success.

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Advanced Manufacturing Capstone

Advanced Manufacturing Capstone

Wed, July 17, 2019

The Advanced Manufacturing Cluster completed various capstone projects across its four programs in the 2018/2019 academic year

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Winners of the OAAAS Architecture Competition

Winners of the OAAAS Architecture Competition

Fri, July 12, 2019

This year, in the annual OAAAS Architecture Competition, the Architectural Technology students made Humber proud!

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Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology Events

Last Day of Classes

Last Day of Classes

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Fri, December 13, 2019
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Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology News

Student Work Showcases

Student Work Showcases

Wed, August 21, 2019

The Industrial Design Thesis Project is a 2-semester final year project which is the Capstone project for all Industrial Design degree aspirants.

Dean's Message

Dean's Message

Thu, July 25, 2019

As the 2018-19 academic year comes to an end, I am proud to look back on the incredible achievements of our students, faculty and support staff.
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Celebrating a FAST Spring Convocation

Celebrating a FAST Spring Convocation

Wed, July 24, 2019

Dear Colleagues,
“Be Bold, be brave, be amazing”.

 

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