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Electrical Engineering, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Barrie, Canada
Get hands-on experience during your co-op. Benefit from our partnerships within the electricity industry with the Electrical Engineering course of Georgian College. Your career is waiting!
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Program description

Students in the Electrical Engineering course of Georgian College are provided with the theoretical knowledge and technical skills to enter the electrical workforce. Classroom learning is combined with extensive hands-on experience in well-equipped, modern labs. Students are introduced to power transmission and distribution and robotics as well as maintenance and troubleshooting techniques for industry, with a strong focus on health and safety.  Computer aided drafting, electronic and digital circuits, microprocessors, programming and programmable logic controllers are also studied.  Students gain valuable experience during a co-op work term, while developing industry contacts for possible post-graduation employment opportunities.

Career opportunities

There has never been a better time to enter the field of electrical technologies. For Ontario's industries to survive in today''s global market economy, they must be able to draw on a pool of technically competent technicians in a broad range of employment settings including those relating to automation, power generation, distribution, utilization and maintenance, industrial telecommunications and control systems. Our program can assist you in meeting these challenges.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Technical Drafting
  • DC Circuit Fundamentals
  • CAD Electrical Circuits
  • AC Circuit Fundamentals
  • Electrical Systems and Control
  • Electrical Machines

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)
  • Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.
  • Secondary or high school transcripts with proof of graduation, subjects taken and grades received.
  • Math and English credits are required at the Grade 12 level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6870 CAD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1360 CAD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1360 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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