Holland College | Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology

Start Date: September
Length: 2 Years
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Diploma, Electronics Engineering Technologist
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Grade 11 or 12 academic math and physics
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Note: Applicants must have training or experience in the use of computers such as keyboarding, desk top application software and operating system(s).

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year 2nd Year
Tuition $4,992 $5,004
Lab Fee $ 330 $ 330
Student Union $ 168 $168
Health Insurance Fee $ 420 $420
Fitness Centre Fee $ 80 $80
Additional Courses $ 20 $ -
WHIMS   $ 80
Grad Fee   $ 100
Total $ 6,010 $6,182
1stinstallment due upon first day of class $ 3,324 $ 3,573
2ndinstallment due January 6 $ 2,686 $ 2,609
Other Program Costs 1st Year 2nd Year
Books $ 1,260 $ 420
Materials/Supplies $ 100 $ 200
Equipment $ 250  
Total $ 1,610 $ 620

Graduates from this program may find employment in the following areas:

  • Telecommunications
  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • Canadian Coast Guard
  • RCMP
  • Federal government
  • Manufacturing design and assembly
  • Installation and repair services
  • Radio and television broadcasting companies
  • Biomedical technology
  • Audio video equipment, fibre optic, alarm system, or network service technician

Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

Program Overview

In the Electronics Engineering Technology program, you will learn the theory and practical skills needed to design and troubleshoot circuits, and to install, operate, and service electronic or data communications systems. You will take courses in electrical circuits, electronic fabrication, transmission theory and programming fundamentals for electronic systems. You will also complete a 240-hour on the job placement.

Students complete a major project involving an electronic system of their choosing. The project includes designing the hardware and software, building a prototype, and testing. Recent projects include a robotic arm wirelessly controlled via Bluetooth, a 3D imaging system to automate creation of models for 3D printing, radio frequency identification tags to automatically unlock and open doors and a Wi-Fi based water detection alarm with text messaging.

As a graduate, you will receive advanced standing toward the Aerospace Telecommunication and Information Systems program offered by the Canadian Forces.  You are also eligible to receive a salary, benefits, and support to offset tuition and materials if you enroll through the Canadian Forces Non-Commissioned Member Subsidized Education plan.

The Electronics Engineering Technology program is a CTAB (Canadian Technology Accreditation Board) nationally accredited program at the technologist level.

National program accreditation involves an independent team of certified professionals performing an extensive audit, which provides graduates and employers confidence the program meets the educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession.

Graduating from a national accredited program creates an expedited path to becoming a certified professional with provincial certifying bodies in Canada.

The Electronics Engineering Technology program is a national accredited program recognized by the International Engineering Alliance under the Sydney Accord

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