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    Jun 19, 2024  
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Computer and Engineering Technician/Technology Access (Certificate)


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Total Credits: 15.0
Credential: Certificate in Computer and Engineering Technician/Technology Access
Program Code: CET.ACC.CERT
CIP: 15.1202

Overview

Prospective students are encouraged to consider joining this program tailored for those interested in technician or technology programs. Whether students are aspiring to meet admission requirements or seeking to enhance existing skills, this program provides a solid foundation. Participants will engage with fundamental concepts such as technical communication, math, problem-solving, and computing. These skills are invaluable for real-world applications and future endeavours.

Emphasizing hands-on learning, students can expect interactive activities and practical projects. This approach fosters active participation and skill development.

Upon completion, graduates will have numerous options for further education.

Opportunities for Academic Advancement

Students enrolled in this program who meet the admission requirements to the subsequent programs listed below will have a seat reserved for them in the next intake of the program of their choice:

  • Information and Computer Systems Technician (ICS.CERT)
  • Information and Computer Systems Technology  (ICS.DIP)
  • Interactive Media Developer Technician (IMD.CERT)
  • Interactive Media Developer Technology  (IMD.DIP)
  • Cybersecurity & Networking Technician (CSNT.CERT)
  • Cybersecurity & Networking Technology (CSNT.DIP)
  • Engineering Graphics Technician (EGT.CERT)

Admissions


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Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, the learner will be able to 

  1. Demonstrate basic technical writing, reading and communication skills required for effective professional communications
  2. Use the appropriate software to produce documents that meet industry expectations
  3. Demonstrate competency in core algebra topics sufficient for entry into the target program
  4. Solve simple engineering/technical problems using introductory math and computing skills and knowledge
  5. Apply basic computer terminology, concepts and applications to experiential learning activities

Curriculum


Additional Information


Students are advised to meet with an Admissions Advisor prior to the start of classes to ensure they are planning to take the correct courses to meet the admission requirements to the program of their choice:

  • Information and Computer Systems Technician (ICS.CERT)
  • Information and Computer Systems Technology  (ICS.DIP)
  • Interactive Media Developer Technician (IMD.CERT)
  • Interactive Media Developer Technology  (IMD.DIP)
  • Cybersecurity & Networking Technician (CSNT.CERT)
  • Cybersecurity & Networking Technology (CSNT.DIP)
  • Engineering Graphics Technician (EGT.CERT)

It is highly recommended that the academic admission requirements be completed no more than five years before program commencement. If more than five years have elapsed, upgrading in the required subjects is recommended.

Program Completion Requirements


To graduate from this program, students must:

  • complete all courses and achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • obtain “C” or higher in ENGL 130 and MATH 139