Mechanical Engineering Technology Access, Certificate

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8 months

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Access Engineering

Upgrade or refresh your math and communication skills, while taking courses that transfer to the Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma or Engineering Graphics Technician certificate programs.

Start in September

Many people want to get into a particular program but need some upgrading to meet admission requirements. This Access Program allows you to upgrade your math, physics and English skills while taking courses in mechanical systems and architectural design. 

Advance your studies

After completing the program, you'll receive a certificate and will also have a guaranteed seat in the next intake of the Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma or Engineering Graphics Technician certificate programs.

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Meet Lacey

Mechanical Engineering Technology student Lacey Reay began her Camosun journey in an Access program. Read about Lacey’s contribution to the new design of the torch for the B.C. Summer and Winter Games.

"There are so many people at Camosun who want you to succeed!"

- Lacey Reay, Mechanical Engineering Technology program

Program outline

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Program outline

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2024, to August 31, 2025

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Access, Certificate

$4,356 (domestic)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

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Curriculum & courses

Admission requirements

One of:

  • C in English 10  
  • C in English 10 Camosun Alternative  

And one of:

  • B in Principles of Math 10 or Foundations of Math & Pre-calculus 10
  • C in Principles of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11 
  • C in MATH 073 
  • C in MATH 077 
  • B in MATH 053 
  • B in MATH 072 
  • B in MATH 075 

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

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 Ross Lyle

Ross Lyle

Chair, Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Dept.
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For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar. 

Contact information

Mechanical Engineering Technology Department

Campus location

Technologies Building (TEC) 169

Location link

Interurban Campus



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