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Technology like computers, robots, lasers, fibre optics, artificial intelligence and satellite communications all use microelectronic technology.
In this program, you will gain the ability to solve technical and scientific problems with these and other technologies, while learning principles of electricity, embedded systems, communications, industrial electronics and problem solving skills. You'll also learn fault and failure isolation (troubleshooting) skills that are applicable to the immediate needs of employers.
The program emphasizes practical skills and state-of-the-art applications to ensure immediate applicability to the needs of industry.
Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.
Salaries reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and are not a guarantee of future alumni income.
Through an emphasis on practical skills that you can take straight to industry, the Electronics Engineering Technology will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of electricity, microcontrollers, communications, control systems and industrial electronics. You'll be given the opportunity to design and develop complex electronic systems and find solutions to real-world problems.
Additionally, this program will help you improve your:
This program offers the opportunity to participate in a one semester co-op placement between your first and second year of training. Successful co-op students work in a program related, industry position and gain advanced job-readiness skills. Acceptance into co-op is based on successful completion of first term coursework with a GPA of 2.3.
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Most businesses and organizations rely on specialized or unique electronic systems and devices as part of their normal operations. Thanks to the widespread proliferation of advanced and sophisticated systems around the world, demand for well-qualified electronics technologists is and will be high for years to come.
Employment opportunities exist across a wide range of industries. Graduates entering the workforce typically perform functions associated with the installation, testing and maintenance of electronic systems, technical sales, engineering support, quality control and design.
Skill areas for Electronics Engineering Technologists include:
Graduates of this program earn a diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology.
While enrolled in the program, you'll be eligible for student membership in the following professional associations:
After two years of suitable work experience in industry, graduates may seek certification with ASET in order to receive the Certified Engineering Technologists (CET) designation.
You may also continue your studies after graduation by pursuing a Bachelor of Technology (BTech). Diploma grads can earn a BTech degree with just two more years of study. Full-time and part-time study options are available. Graduates may also seek further certification as a Professional Technologist (Engineering), P.Tech. (Eng.), after achieving C.E.T. through ASET and further qualifications are met.
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Completion of this diploma qualifies as the first 2 years of NAIT's unique 4-year Bachelor of Technology degree.
Students of this program are eligible for student membership in the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET).
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Learn principles of electricity, embedded systems, communications, industrial electronics and problem solving skills in this 2-year diploma program!
This program has been nationally accredited by Technology Accreditation Canada.
This program is a national accredited program recognized by the International Engineering Alliance under the Sydney Accord.
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