This program will provide you with the ability and confidence to seek opportunities and provide support within the dynamic world of engineering, including the automotive, energy generation, construction and manufacturing sectors. Your future role may steer you towards a career in industrial design, metal and non-metal fabrication including machining or technical support. Students train and explore in our premier advanced automation facility through an experiential learning path that engages them with real-world controllers, operator touch screens, industrial networks, robotics and more.
This program will appeal to you if you prefer hands-on experience and like technology. You will learn to create computer-aided drawing (CAD) models of machine parts and assemblies, program computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software and manufacture designs using computer numerical control (CNC) code. The program is taught in up to date laboratories, utilizing the latest design software and manufacturing and testing equipment.
From the manufacturing and production to power generation and oil and gas industries, employment opportunities exist in:
Engineering design and drafting
Quality management and evaluation
Servicing of mechanical systems
Please note: You will be required to purchase green tag safety boots in order to participate in many laboratory settings.
Process planner, coordinator, or control technician
Technical sales and support representative
WHERE YOU COULD WORK:
Aerospace, automotive, or product manufacturing
Building renovation and construction
Chemical or food processing and/or packaging
Energy generation and distribution or oil and gas production
Telecommunication or transportation
Program Transfer, Degree Completion and Additional Credentials
Program graduates may pursue membership with the Ontario Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists. Durham College also offers degree completion opportunities with a number of Canadian and international institutions. Sample diploma-to-degree opportunities include: