Keep the wheels in motion. Our two to three year Mechanical Engineering Technology program trains you to provide technical support and services in the design, development, maintenance and testing of machines, components, tools, heating and ventilation systems. In your first year, you'll learn the basics of mechanical engineering technology. In your second year, you'll learn advanced machine design, computer-aided drawings and specifications, building systems including HVAC, and engineering manufacturing operations and processes.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
Graduates of this program can work in technical and industrial areas including mechanical and machinery maintenance and operations, manufacturing, processing, inspection, mechanical design, engineering sales and research and development.
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
Mechanical engineering technologists need the following qualities:
• the capability to visualize 3-D objects
• the ability to detail a project from two-dimensional drawings
• the ability to perform with defined detail and within narrow tolerances
• good analytical skills
• good sketching and drawing skills
• the ability to solve mechanical problems by applying of theories
• conduct tests with a methodical approach
• good mathematical skills
• effective communication skills
• capable of working independently or as part of a team when required
Local campuses can provide information on courses that are the prerequisites for technology programs at NBCC. Many universities give credits for courses completed in this program, however, assessment is normally completed on an individual basis.
Students accepted into this program may be eligible for financial awards offered through the J.D. Irving Limited Training Incentives Program.
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