About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 Years
Code:0707

About the Curriculum

This program will prepare you for an innovative role in power systems or automation. Curriculum includes:

  • Electrical Power Generation
  • Power Distribution, Protection and Control
  • Utility Planning, Metering and Energy Conservation
  • Electrical Construction and Maintenance
  • Renewable Energy Systems (Wind and Solar)
  • Power Electronic Systems (Grid-Tie and Micro-controllers)
  • Industrial Automation (PLCs and VFDs)
  • Process Control Systems (Motion and Robotics)

Career Opportunities

  • Electrical power generation and utilities
  • Engineering consultants
  • System design and integrators
  • Industrial manufacturing plants
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Electrical/electronic distributors

This program provided me with both the theoretical and hands-on skills and experience that allowed me to get a job immediately after graduation. I’m responsible for designing large scale projects like those for the 2010 Olympics.

Dane Kirilovic, Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op) graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0707 - 3 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Waitlisted (What's this?)
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Open
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.