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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technician (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September


Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information

Robert Parsonage, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4713


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,922.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (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
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Mechanical Engineering Technician diploma program helps you gain a thorough knowledge of materials and mechanical solutions for designing and manufacturing mechanical parts and assemblies. You will learn in Humber’s state-of-the-art labs, offering you the practical experience you need to succeed.

Courses focus on:
– engineering drawings/calculations
– mechanical operations
– programming of computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software – Mastercam
– applying design principles and practices
– design and manufacturing process problems
– learning 2D computer-aided design (CAD) software – AutoCAD, 3D CAD software – SolidWorks.

The curriculum includes courses in solids mechanics, mechanical design, hydraulics, pneumatics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), manufacturing and management. You will be able to develop the manufacturing procedures to produce mechanical components. The Mechanical Engineering Technician diploma provides a springboard to further study at Humber or other postsecondary institutions, while meeting provincial and national accreditation requirements.

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Your Career

Begin a career designing and manufacturing with a Mechanical Engineering Technician diploma from Humber.

According to the Canadian government’s Working in Canada website, the outlook for jobs in this field is positive. “Due to a concentration of employers such as power plants, large automotive manufacturers and other transportation and goods manufacturers, openings for mechanical engineers should remain steady,” says the report. “Job openings in this field should arise from the creation of new power facilities and production increases in the transportation equipment manufacturing, including aircraft.”

Graduates find employment in areas related to mechanical design, production, testing, consulting and service industries, as well as in machine tool sales and service departments. Demand is growing for graduates in fields related to the sustainable economy and in consulting engineering, particularly for companies engaged in infrastructure projects.

Your Future Study Options

Upon completion of this program, graduates can pursue a Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma by taking the third year of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program 30731.

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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