With robots, drones, lasers, biomedical devices and other such tools, electronic devices are part of everyday life.
In this program, you study the principles in the design and safe operation of electrical power systems and industrial automation systems. The program emphasizes electrical power distribution, power system management and control, power electronics, computerized lighting system design, industrial control systems (including programmable logic controllers – PLCs), data acquisition systems and process instrumentation.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills are an asset in this program, especially when it comes to designing, testing and troubleshooting equipment and systems.
With their class and lab experience, graduates may find employment in a wide variety of sectors and may also be given advanced standing in engineering degree programs at a number of Canadian universities.