Diploma Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automated Manufacturing (Optional Co-op) (Cambridge - Fountain Street)

In this diploma program, students gain skills for a career in today's automated manufacturing setting. In addition to developing a thorough knowledge of numerically controlled manufacturing systems, students will acquire a comprehensive background in general manufacturing and design fundamentals. This program can lead to exciting careers in several areas including, but not limited to, programming numerical controlled machines and integrating various manufacturing systems and robotics. The broad-based curriculum includes: the application of numerical control (NC) programming concepts; the utilization of CAD/CAM techniques to integrate design and manufacturing; an introduction to the world of robotics; an introduction to designing power-transmitting devices and developing; the application of quality assurance process planning and production control techniques to the solution of practical manufacturing problems. Students learn about the connected enterprise and industry 4.0 concepts, use 3D CAD and CAM programs, as well as additive manufacturing applications. Today's effective technician is also a skilled communicator, and students will learn to communicate technical information at all levels through the use of linguistic, graphic and computerized methods. There is a common first two years with the Mechanical Engineering Technology (Automated Manufacturing) program.

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) conditionally recognizes this program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Certified Technician (C.Tech.) category.

The optional co-op stream includes two co-op work terms.For more information contact the Program Coordinator at mechanical@conestogac.on.ca.

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CA$14,163 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time