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Electronics & Computer Engineering Access (Certificate)

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Total Credits: 32
Credential: Certificate in Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology Access
Program Code: ECENG.ACC.CERT
CIP: 14.0102


This 8-month program is designed for students interested in the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy program who do not currently meet the admission requirements or who wish to refresh their skills before entering the diploma program.  While upgrading their academic credentials and learning skills, students will have the opportunity to take one or more courses which will give credit towards the Technology diploma while gaining a better understanding of the field of electronics and obtaining skills in the field of computers and the use of test equipment. 

Career/Academic Advancement Opportunities

Students who complete all courses in the first term will have met the entry requirements to the Computer Network Electronics Technician program. Graduates of this Access program not pursuing further education may consider seeking employment at an entry level position in such areas as electronics assembly, schematic capture and printed circuit board production and repair.

Students who complete this program will have a seat reserved for them in the next intake of the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy program.


One of:

And one of:

  • B in Principles of Math 10 or Foundations of Math & Pre-calculus 10
  • C in Principles of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11  
  • B in MATH 053  
  • B in MATH 072  
  • B in MATH 135
  • C in MATH 073  
  • C in MATH 137

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate good use of skills in time management, exam preparation, problem solving, and other learning skills in order to be successful in Technology.
  • Create technical documents using word processing software that correctly apply grammar and accepted workplace writing styles. 
  • Show competency in core algebra and precalculus topics sufficient for entry into applied calculus.
  • Solve problems in core physics topics and utilize scientific laboratory skills at a level sufficient for entry into the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy program.
  • Solve engineering problems using spreadsheets and produce formatted documents using office software.


Year One

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