Skip to main content Disable scrolling animations
Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Technology Fundamentals

Focus on chemical, mechanical, information technology and trades.

Whether you're learning towards IT or trades programs, prepare yourself to face the challenges of technology.

Our program will help you decide

The Sheridan Technology Fundamentals program is ideal for you if you're interested in science and technology, but are uncertain which area fits for your academic and career goals, or if you don't meet the entrance requirements for technology diploma programs.

Prepare for a technology or trade program

The program focuses on five cluster areas – chemical, mechanical, architecture, information technology and trades – with intensive use of experiments, projects, demonstrations and field trips. Successful completion of this program will prepare you for the challenges of technology or trades programs.

Professors who care about your success

Personalized attention from professionals with years of industry experience will allow you to explore a broad range of careers in information and engineering technologies and skilled trades, and will help create pathways for your success.

Additional information

Several of these college courses are transferable to technology diploma programs at Sheridan and may be accepted at other colleges as well.

Throughout the program you'll build the proficiencies and confidence needed to succeed in postsecondary science and technology education.

At the end of the program, graduates can start apprenticeships or study to become technicians/technologists from a diverse set of industries, namely, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, architecture, energy systems and electromechanical or further continue their education in different technologies.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Certificate

    • Full-Time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PTECH