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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Electronics & Mechanical Engineering Technology

About the Program

In this two-year diploma program, you will use building systems software to learn leading theory and practice for heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems. You will learn the principles of energy efficiency, including the exploration of emerging renewable energy technologies, which are a major component.

Work Experience

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters. In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Building systems engineering technician
  • Energy system operations practitioner
  • Energy systems operator
  • Energy auditor
  • Facility operator and maintenance manager
  • Waterworks and gas maintenance worker

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Theory and practice of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems
  • Awareness of environmental considerations
  • Energy efficiency principles
  • Building system software

Professional Certifications

  • Building Environmental System (BEM™) Operator Class II
  • BES™ Operator Class I

In one of the following areas:

  • Pipe system design
  • Air System design
  • Hospital building systems