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Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Program Code: 30731 Credential: Advanced Diploma Program Length: 6 semesters Delivery Mode (Semester 1 Delivery Fall 2021)  : Online/In-personCurrent Students can view program delivery details at Current Student Resources  
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Program Overview

Humber’s Mechanical Engineering Technology is an advanced diploma program that provides you with hands on experience and the underlying foundational knowledge required to conceive, design, manufacture and operate engineering systems. Working on projects in state-of-the-art laboratories and design spaces, you will work on finding solutions for design and manufaturing challenges in engineering systems.

The curriculum covers the theory and the skills required for:

  • engineering design using leading industrial softwares 
  • manufacturing engineering systems
  • prototyping and proof of concept applications
  • automation systems
  • program computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools
  • computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software-mastercam
  • operation design and sustainability
  • project engineering and management
  • testing and maintenance of engineering systems
  • energy sustainability
  • robotics

Our program builds upon the solid technical foundation of the Mechanical Engineering Technician diploma program. The manufacturing and basic design skills acquired in the first two years are enhanced in the third year by focusing on detailed design and advanced manufatcuring technologies. The Mechanical Engineering Technology program offers a co-op option to integrate work with learning and provide graduates with a chance to apply their skills in the industry. The third year features a capstone project in which students liaise with industrial partners to produce a working prototype and a full design and manufacturing package for industry.

Courses Program Standards

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  1. Monitor compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  2. Plan, co-ordinate, implement and evaluate quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  3. Monitor and encourage compliance with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  4. Develop and apply sustainability* best practices in workplaces.
  5. Use current and emerging technologies* to implement mechanical engineering projects.
  6. Analyze and solve complex mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  7. Prepare, analyze, evaluate and modify mechanical engineering drawings and other related technical documents.
  8. Design and analyze mechanical components, processes and systems by applying fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  9. Design, manufacture and maintain mechanical components according to required specifications.
  10. Establish and verify the specifications of materials, processes and operations for the design and production of mechanical components.
  11. Plan, implement and evaluate projects by applying project management principles.
  12. Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance.
  13. Apply business principles to design and engineering practices.


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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 optional co-op 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.

The Humber Experience

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.

Humber Hosts Summer Exchange Program from Parul University

Humber College was thrilled to welcome 9 international students from India’s Parul University on June 22 as part of the summer exchange program between both institutions.

Your Career

Begin a career in the design and manufacturing environment with a Mechanical Engineering Technology advanced diploma.

Our graduates are able to perform mechanical design and equipment/technology selection for mechanical systems; support fabrication and engineering staff, vendors, clients processes, tools and inspection requirements; prepare preliminary and final cost estimates; and prepare and evaluate production processes, costing, tool design and inspection requirements.

Graduates find employment opportunities in a variety of industrial sectors including manufacturing, automotive, energy, mining, service, food and packaging, transportation, and maintenance. They work in:

  • drafting and design, equipment testing, mechanical equipment installation and consulting engineering offices
  • programming, cost estimating, quality control and inspection, machinery sale, and in the metal cutting industries

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS
September 2021 North Open
January 2022 North Open
START DATE LOCATION STATUS
September 2021 North Waitlisted
January 2022 North Opening Soon

Mechanical Engineering Technology Program

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Watch the video to see how this program covers the theory and the skills students need to render engineering drawings using the latest in 2D and 3D computer-aided drafting software.


Humber

Faculty Who Lead to Inspire - Adriana Mema

Faculty Who Lead to Inspire - Adriana Mema

Fri, March 26, 2021

Since joining the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology at Humber College in 2008, Adriana has seen the growth opportunities awaiting graduates in construction and infrastructure.

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Faculty Who Lead to Inspire - Dr. Setareh Janbakhsh

Faculty Who Lead to Inspire - Dr. Setareh Janbakhsh

Wed, February 24, 2021

Dr. Setareh Janbakhsh has built, modified, evaluated and improved air distribution systems and ventilation performance in structures around the globe.

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Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Co-op & Work Placement Job Fair 2020

Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Co-op & Work Placement Job Fair 2020

Tue, March 10, 2020

The Co-op and Work Placement Services hosted an Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Job Fair for placement and new co-op program students.

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Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology Events

Fall Convocation

Fall Convocation

Humber

Thu, November 07, 2019
All Campuses

Last Day of Classes

Last Day of Classes

Humber

Fri, December 13, 2019
All Campuses

Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology News

ICT Capstone Project Expo 2020

ICT Capstone Project Expo 2020

Tue, May 19, 2020

Bachelor of Industrial Design Thesis Show 2020

Bachelor of Industrial Design Thesis Show 2020

Thu, March 12, 2020

Supply Chain Management Annual Career Networking Event

Supply Chain Management Annual Career Networking Event

Wed, March 11, 2020

The annual Supply Chain Management Career Fair was another very successful event hosted by Work Placement Services.

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Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on 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.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

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 (MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U - MAP4C is acceptable at 81 per cent or higher) 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:

Sherif Hanna, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4713
sherif.hanna@humber.ca

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

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,765.64
  • international: $15,874.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester

Domestic Fees International Fees

Additional Costs

Extra fees apply for optional work placement.

Scholarships

Humber Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries that you may be eligible for, visit 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 Honours Degree 

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 105 and TMTH 205, 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.

Apply for this degree starting in Fall >   

$2500.00 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.

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

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.

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.

Applicants are encouraged to contact:

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

Bachelor of Technology

Graduates of Humber's Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced 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 Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced 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 Engineering Technology, Manufacturing

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (30 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Manufacturing program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Click here for application information.

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, see:  https://www.cbu.ca/future-students/transfer-to-cbu/

Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Petroleum

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Petroleum upon successful completion of the Civil, Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Click here for application information.

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, see:  https://www.cbu.ca/future-students/transfer-to-cbu/

Bachelor of Science (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 60 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology 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 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 Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 60 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology 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 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 Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 60 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology 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 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 Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the Bachelor of Science (PD) with advanced standing of 60 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available.

Civil Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Engineering Technology diploma, Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems diploma, Electromechanical Engineering Technology diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology diploma, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology diploma, and Mechanical Engineering Technology 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 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 5, Year 3 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

Contact Us

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

Sherif Hanna, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4713
sherif.hanna@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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