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Academic Calendar 2024-25

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy (Diploma)

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Total Credits: 85.5+
Credential: Diploma in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy
Program Code: ECENG.RE.DIP
CIP: 15.0303


Graduates of the Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy program will leave Camosun College with a broad knowledge of both electronics and computer engineering systems, which will enable them to embrace high technology in all its forms, and to support local industry in maintaining current products and systems and in creating the products of the future. At the same time, the program gives special emphasis to the technologies and control of renewable energy systems, a growth sector in Canada and around the world. Learners will get hands-on experience with leading edge systems and products and with industry standard development environments, which will facilitate a smooth transition into the workplace.

Career Opportunities

  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Analog and digital circuit design
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition
  • Microcontroller system design 
  • Programming embedded microcontrollers
  • Analysis, monitoring, control and design of renewable energy systems
  • Communications systems design and installation
  • Electronic control systems and robotics
  • Design and testing of microelectronic systems
  • Technical and sales support


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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Apply engineering, mathematical and scientific theoretical knowledge to the design, modification, construction, implementation and testing of electronic systems, circuits, equipment, microcontrollers and microprocessors
  2. Apply technical skills to design, construct, modify, and test electronic systems, circuits, equipment, microcontrollers and microprocessors
  3. Analyze, troubleshoot, and solve technical problems related to electronic and computer systems, circuits and equipment by applying advanced principles of engineering, mathematics and sciences
  4. Conduct all work in compliance with relevant standards, regulations, codes, and safety practices
  5. Apply the basic principles of project management to the development and completion of electronic and computer engineering projects
  6. Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively in spoken, written and visual forms appropriate to audience purpose and needs
  7. Use interpersonal skills to support and promote effective collaboration and communication with colleagues, team members, and employers
  8. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct as an electronic and computer engineering technologist


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Optional Program Credential Designation

Cooperative Education

Additional Information

  • Graduates of this program with a GPA of at least 5.0 (B) and no grade less than a “C” in any course are eligible to apply to a Camosun Engineering Bridge program which bridges to the third year of an engineering program at university to allow graduates to pursue an accredited bachelor degree in engineering. Acceptance to these programs is competitive. See the Engineering Bridge program descriptions for details.