About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years

Program Highlights

  • Experienced staff, modern equipment and spacious, updated lab facilities allow optimal learning.
  • Students enrolled in this program are eligible to complete the Amateur Radio Operators & Technician-Level Certification.
  • Graduates with relevant experience can apply for certification to the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
  • This program is approved through the Canadian Navy Subsidized College Education Program. Below are the occupations that you may enter:
    • Naval Electronics Technician – Communications
    • Naval Electronics Technician – Radar
    • Naval Electronics Technician – Sonar
    • Naval Weapons Technician

Career Opportunities

  • Equipment calibration and testing
  • Electric motor control
  • Fibre optics
  • Process and systems maintenance
  • Product development
  • Sales and service
  • Solar and green energy
  • Research
  • Testing and measurement
  • Commercial and industrial electronics firms
  • Government
  • Instrumentation and biomedical electronics firms
  • Manufacturing firms

The program I chose gave me the ability to pursue a variety of specialized routes within the first year of the program, which allowed me to either finish two-year Diploma or a three-year Diploma with co-ops to receive real-world experience. Niagara College was an integral part of my education in gaining the knowledge-set that has led to a flourishing career in the industry.

Brad Tanner, 2010 graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0710 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Closed
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Waitlisted (What's this?)
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.

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