Product Engineering – Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Work on a research project with a real company


Upcoming Intake: Fall 2021: Commerce Court – North Bay

Start your career in the exciting and emerging field of advanced manufacturing. Learn to design and prototype new product using a variety of 3D technologies including specialized 3D design software and printers. You will examine how artificial intelligence, robot cells, collaborative robotics, process control, big data and process optimization play key roles in modern manufacturing.  The program provides you with a unique combination of theory and practical lab work.


Your Future Career:

  • Industrial product design
  • Process automation
  • Manufacturing
  • Robotics
  • Research and development

What You Will Learn:

  • Artificial intelligence in manufacturing
  • Robotics
  • Product design, prototyping and testing
  • 3D scanning and printing
  • Advanced manufacturing processes
  • Big data in manufacturing

OSSD or equivalent including: Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent, Gr 12 Mathematics, C (MCT4C recommended) or U.
Recommended course: Senior Physics

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

ECM100 Introduction to Engineering Principles
MET100 Methods and Materials
CAD100 Computer Aided Design I
CMM140 Technical Writing I
MTH160 Technical Math I
PHY160 Fundamentals Physics for Engineering
HUM200 Group Dynamics

Semester 2

CAD150 Computer Aided Design II
ECM120 Codes, Standards and Compliance
ECM115 Infrastructure Engineering
MTH161 Technical Math II
ECM150 Applied Statics
GenED General Education Elective - Online (PE Sem 2)

Semester 3

AVM100 Introduction to Additive Manufacturing
MET310 Engineering Operations Management
AVM105 Advanced Manufacturing Processes I
CAD210 Advanced CAD Mechanical
AVM110 Manufacturing Project I
MTH130 Fundamentals of Calculus

Semester 4

MET300 Metrology and Quality Control
AVM200 Manufacturing Materials
AVM205 Fundamentals of Robotics
CMM300 Research and Reporting
AVM210 Advanced Manufacturing Processes 2
GenED General Education Elective (PE Sem 4)
AVM215 Manufacturing Project 2

Semester 5

AVM300 Understanding AI in Manufacturing
AVM305 Machine Learning Math
AVM310 Machine Learning Fundamentals
AVM320 Programming Logic and Controls
AVM330 Robotics and Automation
ECM300 Research Project I

Semester 6

AVM410 Data Mining Analytics
AVM420 Robotics and Automation 2
AVM430 Machine Control
AVM435 Ethics and Privacy
AVM440 Technology Integration
AVM450 Research Project 2

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1234.09 - - $3954.33
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 - - $14608.75

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

You will also need:

  • Scientific Calculator - apx. $20.00
  • CSA Safety Boots - apx. $60.00
  • USB Key, Min 4GB - apx. $10.00
  • OACETT Registration and Certification - apx. $150.00 (optional, recommended during the 4th sem)

Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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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