Industrial Control Technology (Optional Co-op)

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
Saint JohnSeptember 2023 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

Industrial Control Technologists are passionate about machines and appreciate the mechanics of production. They stay updated on the latest industrial hardware and software. You’ll learn how to repair, maintain, calibrate, adjust and install industrial measuring and control equipment. Optional co-op placements offer an opportunity for advanced training in writing specifications for required equipment, equipment purchasing, and quality testing. We’ll get you ready to join the fastest growing job sector in the tech industry today.


Duration

The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved with three years of full-time study.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma
    • Pre-calculus 110
      or
      Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112
      • Total of two (2) sciences, including at least one (1) from the following:
        • Biology 112 or 122
        • Chemistry 112 or 122
        • Physics 112 or 122

      NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies
      International Student Admission Equivalencies


      Career Possibilities

      As a graduate of this program, you may be employed in the design, production, sales, installation and maintenance of industrial automation systems. These industrial installations may be in the fields of oil refining, electrical power generation, pulp and paper manufacturing, mining and many others. The expertise of industrial control technologists is in demand in many parts of the country as well as abroad.

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      Specific Considerations

      Local campuses can provide information on courses that can be used as 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.

      Technology Requirements
      NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.


      Program Courses

      Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.


      NOC Codes

      2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
      2243 - Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics


      Accreditations

      Organization: Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL)
      Accreditation Period:
      Information: This program has been accredited by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL) for a period of six years.


      Articulation Agreements

      Institution: University of New Brunswick Saint John - Faculty of Business
      Articulation Period:
      Information: Bachelor of Applied Management Degree
      NBCC graduates of any 2 year diploma program with a GPA of 70% or greater receive 2 years full credit toward this degree and will be eligible to enter year 3 of the 4 year Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) program.


       


      Institution: Dalhousie University
      Articulation Period:
      Information: Bachelor of Technology (Small Business Management)
      Students who have completed a non-business two-year technical/technology diploma program from NBCC and having a minimum cumulative average of 70% may apply for admission to the first year of the two-year post-diploma Bachelor of Technology (Small Business Management) program at Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture (the BTECH Program).
       
      Institution: Cape Breton University
      Articulation Period:
      Information: Bachelor of Engineering Technology.
      NBCC graduates must complete 36 credits of course work.  This can be done on-line, in class or a combination - minimum 2 semesters.
      Institution: St. Stephen's University
      Articulation Period:
      Information: All one and two year NBCC programs will be recognized as approved programs of study within SSU's Bachelor of International Studies (BIS) program.

      External Certifications

      Industrial Control Technology (Co-op) graduates may have an opportunity to acquire the following external certifications upon meeting the external agencies certification requirements and paying any required fees to the external agency:

      Institution: NBSCETT - New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
      External Certification: Industrial Control Technology
      Information: Upon successful completion of the Industrial Control Technology program and with two years of acceptable work experience, the student may be eligible for certification by the New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (NBSCETT)


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