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    Jul 18, 2024  
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Mechanical Engineering Technology Access (Certificate)

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Total Credits: 33.0
Credential: Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Technology Access
Program Code: MENG.ACC.CERT
CIP: 14.0102


Prospective students are encouraged to consider joining this program tailored for those interested in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program (MENG.DIP). Whether students are aspiring to meet admission requirements to Mechanical Engineering Technology 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. Emphasizing hands-on learning, students can expect interactive activities and practical projects. This approach fosters active participation and skill development. While upgrading their academic credentials and learning skills, students will take two or three courses which will give credit towards the Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma.

Opportunities for Academic Advancement

Students enrolled in this program who meet the admission requirements to Mechanical Engineering Technology (MENG.DIP) will have a seat reserved for them in the next intake of that program.


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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate good use of skills in time management, exam preparation, problem solving, and other learning skills in order to be success in Technology
  2. Create technical documents using word processing software that correctly apply grammar and accepted workplace writing styles
  3. Show competency in core algebra and precalculus topics sufficient for entry into applied calculus
  4. Solve problems in core physics and chemistry topics and utilize scientific laboratory skills at a level sufficient for entry into the Mechanical Engineering Technology program
  5. Solve engineering problems using spreadsheets and produce formatted documents using office software
  6. Apply skills in the areas of manufacturing, engineering drawing, fluid power or building systems, depending on the elective courses taken


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 Mechanical Engineering Technology program (MENG.DIP).

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 CHEM 175, ENGL 130, MATH 107, and PHYS 104.