Technology Programs

Camosun offers a variety of computer-focused and engineering technology programs, including certificates, diplomas, bridging to university and university transfer courses.

Engineering Technology Access Programs

Civil Engineering Technology Access

Certificate - 8 months
Upgrade your Math, Physics and English skills while taking technical drawing, graphics and computing courses that you'll need for the Civil Engineering Technology program.

Electronics and Computer Engineering Access

Certificate - 4 months
Upgrade your Math and English skills and take courses in technical communication, computing, and technology studies to prepare for the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology programs.  

Mechanical Engineering Technology Access

Certificate - 8 months
Upgrade your Math, Physics and English skills and guarantee your seat in the next intake of the Mechanical Engineering Technology or Engineering Graphics Technician programs. 

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering Technology

Diploma - 2 years
Prepare for a career in structural design, municipal infrastructure and highway design, construction management, surveying and geomatic engineering, or geotechnical and materials testing. 

Computer Science

Information and Computer Systems

Certificate/Diploma -  1 or 2 years
Develop the foundational skills and knowledge you’ll need for a multitude of professional careers in the world of computing. The program starts with a nine month long Computer Systems Technician Certificate and progresses to the Computer Systems Technology Diploma. 

Interactive Media Developer

Certificate/Diploma - 1 or 2 years
If you are artistically and technologically minded, the Interactive Media Developer (IMD) program will prepare you for work in application, game or web development, graphic design, and user interaction.

Electronics & Computer Engineering

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology - Renewable Energy

Diploma - 2.5 years
Learn about electronic circuits and systems and develop your analytical skills to prepare for a variety of careers associated with the electronics industry. 

Electrical Engineering Technology—Marine & Industrial

Diploma - 2.5 years
Learn leading-edge topics with applied learning to enable you to design Electrical Engineering systems. This program is designed to prepare you for direct entry in the marine or industrial electrical sectors, or you can choose to further your education in engineering at UVIC. 

Cybersecurity and Network Support Technician

Certificate - 1year

This program has a practical career-oriented approach, that gives you the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to be able to install, repair, secure and maintain computers, servers and computer networks.

Cybersecurity & Network Technology

Diploma 2 years

The demand for IT security professionals with skills to protect systems from attack continues to grow. Develop the skills to maintain computer and network systems and the ability to design and configure these systems while optimizing protections from attack. 

Mechanical Engineering

AutoCAD Graphics

Certificate - Develop practical, hands-on skills in the use and application of AutoCAD as a computer-aided design tool. 170-200 hours

Engineering Graphics Technician

Certificate - Take your passion for design and technology and help fulfill your dreams of working in design or blending computer technology with a creative career. 1 year

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Diploma - You'll be involved in the analysis, design, production, and maintenance of machinery and mechanical devices. 2 years

Camosun’s Engineering Bridge programs are for technology diploma grads who want to continue with third year studies at UVic or UBC to finish an engineering degree. This is your next step to becoming a Professional Engineer.

Civil Engineering Bridge

Advanced Diploma/Bridge to UBC - Focuses on the design, construction and maintenance of our civil infrastructure. This covers a wide spectrum of areas, including water resources, transportation, structural, geotechnical, municipal, and construction. 8 months

Electrical or Computer Engineering Bridge

Advanced Diploma/Bridge to UVic - You’ll be trained in designing, developing, operating, maintaining and researching power distribution systems, automotive systems, communications systems, medical systems and a huge variety of electricity-dependent products and systems, ranging from tiny consumer products to alternative energy sources to huge hydroelectric dams. 8 months

Mechanical Engineering Bridge to UBC to UVic

Advanced Diploma/Bridge to UBC or UVic - You’ll design and build machines and other products, such as robots, spacecraft, automobiles, artificial limbs, amusement park rides, elevators, and manufacturing equipment. 8 months

Mining Engineering Bridge

Advanced Diploma/Bridge to UBC - Combines basic engineering subjects, topics in geology and essential courses in mining to prepare graduates to discover, evaluate and develop mineral deposits.  8 months

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