Mechanical engineering technologists put ideas into action. Mechanical engineering is a broad field of engineering that is present in almost every industry. From automotive to aerospace to power, the possibilities for a rewarding career in mechanical engineering are endless. Take the biomedical industry for example, mechanical engineers can change lives by developing artificial limbs, pacemakers, robotic surgical equipment, and more.
If you’re interested in designing, testing, fabricating, or constructing various types of mechanical devices, then our Mechanical Engineering Technology program is for you.
You will learn how to use computer-aided design programs like AutoCAD and SolidWorks to develop mechanical components in 3D. You’ll then have opportunities to take your designs a step further by producing them in our machining labs.
Throughout the program you’ll also have unique opportunities to put your skills into practice by working on real community and applied research projects in labs that are equipped with state-of-the-art, advanced manufacturing equipment.
In your third year, you will expand your knowledge of design, quality assurance, and manufacturing process, as well as project management to ensure that you are career ready.
What's in it for you?
- Consulting engineering firms
- Manufacturing companies
- Resource industries
- Mechanical designer
- Sales representative
- Government departments
Completing the technology-level program will help position you for faster career advancement opportunities.
Plan your future
Minimum technology requirements
- Regular access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection
- Web cam and headset
- Personal computer
- Windows 10 operating system
- Processor: i5 Intel i5 or equivalent processor
- Graphics: High-end graphics video card (consider a dedicated video card with 1 GB of video memory)
- RAM: 8 GB of RAM
- Storage space: 250 GB HD
Please note, industry-standard software that you will access as part of your program will not be compatible with every device. These minimum technology requirements will allow you to access the software, but will not provide the optimal user experience. It is recommended you use a computer with stronger capabilities. If you have any questions about these technology requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 566-8101, ext. 7303.
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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD policy to ensure a rich and flexible learning experience. Learn more about BYOD by clicking here.