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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Computer Engineering Technician

Identify and solve software and hardware challenges.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

This two-year diploma blends computer software skills with engineering technology and knowledge.

Develop a valuable and versatile skillset

Software and hardware skills taught in this program are valued by employers and can be applied in a wide variety of fields. First, you'll study basic concepts that are relevant to both electronics and computer engineering. You'll then learn more specialized skills and tools, including:

  • Programming
  • Operating systems
  • Programmable logic devices
  • Microprocessors and microcontrollers

Hands-on learning opportunities

Put your new skills to the test and gain experience using cutting-edge technology in the labs of our state-of-the-art Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design. There, you'll work with and be inspired by students and professors from our entire suite of engineering programs, including our Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering degrees.

Work towards your technology credential

As a Computer Engineering Technician graduate, you can either enter the workforce or go directly into the final year of our Computer Engineering Technology advanced diploma program. You’ll also have completed all the academic requirements for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PCPEN