Graduates of Mechanical Engineering Technology Programs carry out mechanical engineering functions within an engineering environment. Graduates have demonstrated achievement of vocational learning outcomes which relate to engineering in general and mechanical engineering in particular. Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering & Design Technology diploma program are trained to: perform design in the production of components in a mechanical engineering environment, perform analysis in the production of components in a mechanical engineering environment, perform supervisory functions in the production of components in a mechanical engineering environment, carry out manufacturing and quality control procedures, and apply communication, documentation, computer applications, information technology, and teamwork skills to support the engineering activities of an organization.
Applicants are to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, although provision can be made for those who do not meet this requirement, are 18 years of age or older, and pass a qualifying test. Advance standing for up to 40% of the program is possible depending upon an applicant’s previous education and/or work experience
The amount of credit to be awarded is determined on an individual basis after an interview with the Program Director, a review of the applicant’s history, and, if applicable, the applicant’s results on a challenge examination