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Electronics Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from a career as an Electronics Engineering Technician or Technologist

Electronics engineering is a challenging industry that integrates leading-edge technology and techniques into the creation of electronic systems. It requires strong problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as a solid understanding of math and computers in relation to electrical and electronic devices. Through exposure to the same technology that’s used by industry leaders, electronics programs at Ontario colleges give students the knowledge and skills needed to find a career in this field.

If you thrive on problem-solving and have an interest in electronics engineering, here’s what you need to know. More

Electronics Courses

In all Ontario college electronics programs, students gain strong technical knowledge and hands-on experience through a combination of theory and practical courses. Programs typically fall into one of two categories:

  • Electronics Engineering Technician. Offered as two-year diploma programs, course subjects include electrical circuits, electronic devices, instrumentation, microcontrollers, analog and digital conversions and more. In many programs, students can choose to extend their education with a final semester of co-op.
  • Electronics Engineering Technology. In these three-year programs, students take similar courses to the technician programs, but gain a more in-depth knowledge from the extra year of schooling. Some programs may also have third-year courses that focus on a specific type of electronics. In addition, many of these programs include co-ops or have a co-op option.

Note: Some electronics engineering technician and technology programs have areas of specialization, such as electromechanics, industrial controls, computer programming or broadband cable. Check program details carefully to find what’s right for you.

General Electronics Program Requirements

Electronics programs require an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, including a grade 12 English credit and a grade 11 or 12 math credit. Depending on the institution, specific math, physics or technology credits may be recommended or required.

For programs offered at the graduate certificate level, applicants must possess a diploma or degree in electronics or an electrical-related field, or have significant relevant work experience.

Electronics Jobs and Salaries

Technology has a significant impact on how we live and work, which means graduates will find numerous electronics job opportunities across diverse industries. Jobs include repair, maintenance and creation of electrical and electronics systems in a variety of fields, including (but not limited to):

  • Quality control
  • Fibre optics
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Computing

Depending on area of interest and specialization, graduates may choose to pursue an electronics-related apprenticeship through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Electronics engineering technicians make an average starting salary of $32,000 per year, while the technologist average is around $37,000. Positions requiring experience have average salaries of close to $50,000 and could go as high as the $70,000 range.

Ontario Colleges Offering Electronics Programs

Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of electronics programs at Ontario colleges. Less

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Program Title College Campus Availability Program Delivery Start Date Website
Show details Applied Electronics Design SENECA NEWNHAM OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Applied Electronics Design


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: AED
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Bachelor Of Engineering (Electronic Systems Engineering) CONESTOGA CAMBRIDGE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Aug Visit

Bachelor Of Engineering (Electronic Systems Engineering)


  • Program Length: 4 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1094C
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Bachelor Of Information Technology - Photonics And Laser Technology ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Bachelor Of Information Technology - Photonics And Laser Technology


  • Program Length: 4 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: CIP
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: COLLABORATIVE
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Collaborative Program With The University Of Ottawa. Apply To This Program Through The Ontario Universities'' Application Centre (Ouac), Www.Ouac.On.Ca.

Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3407
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3407
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3407
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-Op CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-Op


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3417
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-Op Fast Track CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology Co-Op Fast Track


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3437
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology Fast Track CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology Fast Track


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3427
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology Fast Track CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology Fast Track


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3427
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Biomedical Engineering Technology Fast Track CENTENNIAL PROGRESS OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Biomedical Engineering Technology Fast Track


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 3427
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Engineering Technology MOHAWK FENNELL (HAMILTON) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 552
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Engineering Technology MOHAWK FENNELL (HAMILTON) OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 552
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Electrical Engineering Technician FLEMING PETERBOROUGH OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: EE
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Electrical Engineering Technician FLEMING PETERBOROUGH OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: EE
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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Show details Electrical Engineering Technician FLEMING PETERBOROUGH OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: EE
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Electrical Engineering Technician LOYALIST MAIN OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: ELTT
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Electrical Engineering Technician LOYALIST MAIN OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: ELTT
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Electrical Engineering Technician LOYALIST MAIN OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: ELTT
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Electrical Engineering Technician - Chatham ST. CLAIR THAMES CAMPUS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Electrical Engineering Technician - Chatham


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: K788
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
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