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Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems

Humber College’s Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems advanced diploma program is designed in collaboration with an industry advisory panel ensuring you learn fundamental concepts and experience the latest technologies in this field.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,056 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

The Humber College’s Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems advanced diploma program blends classroom theory with laboratory work on subjects such as electric devices, circuits, digital fundamentals, power generation and distribution, electrical computer-aided design (CAD), electrical codes, programming PLCs and industrial communications.

During the third year of this program, you’ll learn advanced skills to design, operate and maintain electrical equipment and instruments in automated manufacturing, environmental and power systems.

Our curriculum focuses on programming software, feed-back control systems, motor control, instrumentation, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), power electronics, power generation, transmission, distribution, power system design, human machine interface (HMI), and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).

The program builds upon the solid technical foundation of our diploma program, providing broader career options. The skills learned in this program are enhanced through project-based learning in a hands-on teaching and learning environment.

Optional Co-op

This program offers an optional co-op opportunity. Co-op work terms enable you to apply your skills and knowledge in a work environment and gain valuable and practical experience related to your program of study. You will improve personal and technical skills while expanding your professional network.

For students who are accepted into the program, three co-op work terms will take place. The first four-month work term is between Semesters 2 and 3, and then two consecutive four-month work terms occur between Semesters 4 and 5. While co-op work opportunities are not guaranteed, participating students will receive a wide range of services to help them find a co-op placement.

Courses include:

  • Logic Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Electric Circuits
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Technical Mathematics
  • Technical Reading and Writing Skills

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According to Service Canada, the number of job opportunities for electrical and electronics technologists and technicians is expected to increase significantly over the next few years.

Our Electrical Engineering Technology graduates are capable of designing, maintaining, servicing or selling electrical equipment in a variety of industrial sectors including manufacturing, food, pharmaceutical, automotive, power generation and distribution, technical sales, transportation, and engineering consulting firms.

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