About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 Years, 8 Months
Code:0705

Program Highlights

  • Our laptop computer learning environment provides graduates with advanced computer knowledge and skills
  • Niagara College boasts high-tech manufacturing and design laboratories
  • Four co-op work terms offer practical experience
  • Graduates enjoy very high employment rates
  • Additional professional certifications/designations are available

Career Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Robotics and automation
  • Power generation
  • Automotive manufacturers
  • Machinery and equipment manufacturers
  • Heavy equipment manufacturers
  • Design firms
  • Primary steel and other materials producers
  • Technical sales, management and marketing

My favorite aspect of the program has definitely been studying the theoretical basis for sound mechanical design and putting these concepts into practice. Through the integrated co-op system, I was able to spend 4 months designing launch cages and monitoring systems for unmanned-submarines in Chile, and 8 months working on the F-35 Lightning fighter jet in Manitoba.

Benjamin Laurence, Mechanical Engineering graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0705 - 3 Years, 8 Months Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Open
May 2019Not 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.