The essence of high tech
Electronics and computer engineering embodies today’s high technology applications. This program puts you at the leading edge.
Diversify your skills
The Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology – Renewable Energy program provides you with all the knowledge you need to work in a variety of positions associated with the electronics industry.
You'll develop analytical skills and learn how to apply them to electronic circuits and systems.
A world of possibilities
This unique program provides strong training in both hardware and software so you can be ready to take on a wide array of challenges in industry as a technologist. You will graduate with skills in embedded systems, communications, microelectronics, signal processing and control, with a particular focus on renewable energy solutions.
You may convert your diploma into a degree by applying to the Electronics and Computer Engineering Bridge.
The six-month bridge program leads directly into the third year of a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering at UVic; or to the final two years at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
As a graduates of the Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology—Renewable Energy program, you'll leave Camosun College with a broad knowledge of both electronics and computer engineering systems, enabling you to embrace high technology in all its forms, support local industry in maintaining current products and systems, and in creating the products of the future.
The ECET program gives special emphasis to the technologies and control of renewable energy systems, a growth sector in Canada and around the world. You'll receive hands-on experience with leading edge systems and products, and with industry standard development environments, which will help facilitate your smooth transition into the workplace.
As an Electronics or Computer Engineering Technologist, you'll have the opportunities to work on:
- Computer-aided design (CAD)
- Analog and digital circuitry design
- Microelectronics fabrication and testing (hardware and software)
- Instrumentation and data acquisition
- Microcontroller system design
- Data gathering, processing and monitoring of renewable systems
- Communications systems design and installation
- Electronic control systems, robotics
- Design and testing of microelectronics systems
- Technical and sales support of solar-powered devices
- Design of renewable energy solutions
2018 ELEX Capstone Student Showcase
Join us on Friday, December 14 from 10am-2pm in the Atrium of the Centre for Trades Education and Innovation (CTEI) to learn more about the capstone projects from our graduating students!
Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy
- Diploma or Diploma with
Co-operative Education Designation
- 2 ½ to 3 years
- Study Options
- Work experience
- Three paid work terms (Co-op)
- Trades & Technology