This program will provide you with the ability and confidence to seek opportunities and provide support within the dynamic world of engineering, including in the automotive, energy generation, construction, and manufacturing sectors. Your future role may steer you towards a career in design, metal and non-metal fabrication including machining and 3D printing, or technical support. Our modern facilities excel in the delivery of Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Electrical, Fluid Power, Precision Machining, and Measurement.
Create, modify and improve engineering designs using conventional and computer-based methods
Perform engineering tests and failure analysis
Use computer-aided engineering software/systems to conduct engineering design and analysis
In the third year of the program, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and problem-solving skills in the Integrated Manufacturing Centre, a world-class on-campus training facility.
Graduates are eligible for membership with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists as graduate technologists.
Please note: students will be required to purchase green tag safety boots in order to participate in many laboratory settings.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) designer
Plastic injection mould designer
Power generation support specialist
Process planner or coordinator
Quality assurance/control specialist
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
Your learning experience will be complemented by a field placement in your final year, which will enable you to work within an engineering-related environment while continuing your studies.
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: