About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 Years
Code:0703

Program Highlights

  • The program offers three co-op work terms for your practical experience.
  • Our experienced staff, modern equipment, and spacious, updated lab facilities allow for optimal learning.
  • The program is up-to-date and targets key areas of electronics.
  • 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)

Career Opportunities

  • Component and system manufacturing
  • Design and development
  • Maintenance, installation and servicing of electronic components and equipment
  • Sales and marketing
  • Automotive, aviation, biomedical and manufacturing industries
  • Engineering and electronics firms
  • Government institutions

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 Advanced Diploma
#0703 - 3 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Qualified graduates will be able to apply some academic credits towards further study at NC. Find out more!


Additional agreements are in place with Conestoga College and Cape Breton University.

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