Connecting the World, One System at a Time

Our networked world is becoming more connected all the time. Not just the Internet - HVAC systems, manufacturing robots, industrial processes and a thousand other systems rely on electronic components to keep them operating and talking to each other. But it still takes a person to install and maintain the hardware and software needed to keep it all running smoothly. Could that person be you?

Confederation College’s Electronics Engineering Technician - Computers two-year diploma program will give you the foundation you need to find a job in this growing field. You’ll learn about electronics and computer fundamentals, applied mathematics, telecommunications, networks, automation control systems and computer software.

If you have a knack for math and a love of computer networking systems, this is the program for you!


  • Learn how to install, interconnect, configure, implement, and troubleshoot network systems
  • Work with hardware wiring centres, routers, voice network hardware
  • Two optional co-op work placements give you experience in the field
  • Accredited by the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB)
  • Option to transfer to the Electrical Engineering Technology program at the beginning of Year 2
  • Subsidized education program available

After 10 years of working and constant lay-offs, I returned to the College and succ...

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Peter Reslinski

Electronic Systems Technician

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Bruce Hilton

Engineering Technologist-Mech/I&C, Equipment Reliability Integration

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the program usually go on to positions in network installation, repair and maintenance of electronics equipment. There are a wide range of opportunities including computer networking, industrial systems, heating and cooling systems, telecommunications, security systems, financial services, education, health care, manufacturing and database/information systems.

Graduates of the program can also write for various certifications including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification, COMPTIA A+, and Net+.

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