Mechanical Engineering

Woman working with a 3d capture machine

Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Diploma/Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Length of study: 
2 years/3 years
Study options: 
Campus location: 
Commerce Court Campus

Technician – 2 Years / Technologist – 3 years

Become skilled in this in-demand and important field. Learn to design, develop and maintain machine components, tools, heating and ventilation systems, power generation and manufacturing plants and equipment, and much more. Mechanical engineering technicians and technologies are sought after in a number of industries including mining, manufacturing, and forestry.

Your Future Career

What You Learn - 2 Years

  • Consulting engineering firms
  • Manufacturing and processing companies
  • Government agencies
  • Computer Aided Design – 3D design

  • Electrical/electronic fundamentals
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Strength of materials
  • Energy systems
  • HVAC

What You Learn - 3 year

  • Solid modelling
  • Thermodynamics
  • Metallurgy
  • Pneumatics, hydraulics and automation
  • Machine design
Admission Requirements: 

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U and Grade 12 Math (C) or (U).

Recommended Courses: MCT4C and SPH4C or SPH4U


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Semester One - Fall

ECM 100Estimating / Project Management
ECM 105Basic Surveying and Measurement
CAD 100Computer Aided Design I
CMM 140Technical Writing I
MTH 160Technical Math I
PHY 160Fundamentals Physics for Engineering
PSY 123Applied Psychology

Semester  Two - Winter

CAD 150Computer Aided Design II
ECM 120Codes, Standards and Compliance
ECM 115Infrastructure Engineering
MTH 161Technical Math II
MCH 120Applied Statics
GenEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

Semester Three - Fall

CAD 210Advanced CAD (3D Design)
MTH 235Technical Statistics
MET 110Mechanics and Dynamics of Machines
MET 210Manufacturing Processes
MET 215Applied Strength of Materials - Mechanical
HUM 200Group Dynamics

Semester Four - Winter

MET 220Energy Systems
MET 260Fluid Mechanics
ECM 200Law/Ethics/Professional Practice
MET 115Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals
CMM 300Research and Reporting

For 3 Year Program

Semester Five - Fall

MET 300Quality Assurance
MET 305Advanced Solid Modeling
MET 310Process Planning
MET 315Thermodynamics
MTH 130Fundamentals of Calculus

Semester Six - Winter

MET 320Lean Manufacturing
MET 325Advanced Metallurgy
MET 330Pneumatics, Hydraulics & Automation
MET 335Machine Design
MET 340Project Course
Learning Outcomes : 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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