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Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems
Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems

Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems

  • ID:HC10091
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
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* Tuition fees listed are for two semesters (unless otherwise noted) and include both Health Insurance and mandatory non-tuition-fees.

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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: 

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
  • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

English requirements 

  • For any program level, a minimum of three years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language, or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses. 
  • For any program level, a minimum of  two full years of successful study in an accredited university degree program or two full years of successful study in an accredited college diploma program in a country OR in a postsecondary institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Minimum TOEFL Scores: 550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test
  • Minimum IELTS Scores: Overall 6.0 AND No band below 5.5
  • Minimum MELAB Score: 76
  • Minimum EAP Score: Successful completion of all EAP courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 60% in Level 8
  • Minimum PTE Score: 53 - 57
  • Minimum CAEL Score: Overall band score of 60
  • Minimum FCE/CAE/CPE Score: Cambridge (FCE/CAE/CPE) 174 (with no single test score below 167)
  • Duolingo Language Test Scores: Between 105 -110

Course Information

Humber’s Electrical Engineering Technology – Control Systems advanced diploma program is designed in collaboration with an industry advisory panel ensuring you learn fundamental concepts and experience the latest technologies in this field. The program blends classroom theory with laboratory work on subjects such as electric devices, circuits, digital fundamentals, power generation and distribution, electrical computer-aided design (CAD), electrical codes, programming PLCs and industrial communications.

During the third year of this program, you’ll learn advanced skills to design, operate and maintain electrical equipment and instruments in automated manufacturing, environmental and power systems.

Our curriculum focuses on programming software, feed-back control systems, motor control, instrumentation, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), power electronics, power generation, transmission, distribution, power system design, human machine interface (HMI), and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA). 

The program builds upon the solid technical foundation of our diploma program, providing broader career options. The skills learned in this program are enhanced through project-based learning in a hands-on teaching and learning environment.

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Semester 1

  • ELEC 107: Logic Fundamentals

  • ELEC 108: Introduction to Robotics

  • TECH 101: Electric Circuits

  • TECH 104: Programming Fundamentals

  • TMTH 104: Technical Mathematics 1

  • WRIT 120: Technical Reading and Writing Skills

 Semester 2

  • TECH 150: Electronic Devices and Circuits

  • TECH 155: Electrical CADD

  • TECH 156: AC Circuits

  • TECH 157: Process Instruments

  • TMTH 204: Technical Mathematics 2

  • WRIT 220: Technical Workplace Writing Skills

 Semester 3

  • CALC 103: Introduction to Calculus

  • ELEC 206: DC Equipment and Controls

  • ELEC 209: Programmable Logic Controllers: Introduction

  • ELEC 211: Power Systems 1

  • ELEC 254: Industrial Electronics

  • GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences

 Semester 4

  • ELEC 200: Canadian Electrical Code

  • ELEC 250: Electrical Circuit Analysis

  • ELEC 251: Automatic Controls: Introduction

  • ELEC 252: Fundamentals of Power Distribution and Circuit Analysis

  • ELEC 253: Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

  • ELEC 255: Sensors and Actuators

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

 Semester 5

  • CALC 203: Applied Calculus

  • ELEC 300: Power Systems 2

  • ELEC 323: Communications and PLC Network Systems

  • ELEC 324: Power Electronics

  • ELEC 325: Operator Interface, Design and Control

  • ELEC 330: Technical Project 1

 Semester 6

  • ELEC 350: Control Systems (Electrical Control Systems)

  • ELEC 351: Technical Project 2

  • ELEC 352: Control Applications Using PLC's

  • ELEC 354: Power Distribution, Protection and Control

  • ELEC 355: Variable Frequency Drives and Motor Controls

  • TSTA 301: Applied Statistics

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

According to Service Canada, the number of job opportunities for electrical and electronics technologists and technicians is expected to increase significantly over the next few years. 

Our Electrical Engineering Technology graduates are capable of designing, maintaining, servicing or selling electrical equipment in a variety of industrial sectors including manufacturing, food, pharmaceutical, automotive, power generation and distribution, technical sales, transportation, and engineering consulting firms.

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