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Mechanical Engineering Technician - Industrial

St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Start dates
Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2022

Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2023

Windsor (Ontario, Canada)
September 2024

About this program

Mechanical Engineering Technician - Industrial

Industrial Mechanics make parts using various hand and machine tools. They perform welding and fabrication, installation of fluid power systems, pumps, valves and piping and possess basic electrical skills. They also perform machine repair and trouble-shooting of industrial mechanical systems and material-handling equipment and have skills in rigging of loads and crane operations. This program appeals to students who have a mechanical aptitude and enjoy hands on work. They need to be organized and enjoy a challenge while working both independently and as part of a team.

Admission requirements

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
  • Senior Level Physics (C) or (U) is recommended

Other regions (English proficiency test required)

  • High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.
  • English proficiency requirement:
    • TOEFL iBT 78 with no band lower than 20, or PBT score of 550, or CBT score of 213 / IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5, Duolingo score of 100.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Shop theory I
  • Shop practice I
  • Applied technical math
  • Blueprint & geometric dimension & tolerancing
  • Technological developments

Semester 2

  • Millwright mechanics & rigging
  • Industrial fluid mechanics I
  • Machine mechanics
  • Basic welding process & fabricating
  • Engineering CAD

Semester 3

  • Industrial electricity
  • Machine tool technology III
  • Fluid power II
  • Millwright mechanics III
  • Industrial environmental awareness
  • Applied statistics & quality control

Semester 4

  • Machine tool technology iv
  • Fluid power III
  • Millwright mechanics iv
  • Small business exploration
  • Trends in industry
  • Robotic repair and maintenance

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the institute website


  • Total Tuition Fee for Domestic Students: $4,187.62
  • Total Tuition Fee for International Students: $15,545.76


The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  2. Apply quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  3. Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  4. Apply sustainability best practices in workplaces.
  5. Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical engineering projects.
  6. Analyze and solve mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  7. Interpret, prepare and modify mechanical engineering drawings and other related technical documents.
  8. Contribute to the design and the analysis of mechanical components, processes and systems applying fundamentals of mechanical engineering.
  9. Manufacture, assemble, maintain and repair mechanical components according to required specifications.
  10. Verify the specifications of materials, processes and operations to support the design and production of mechanical components.
  11. Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  12. Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance.

Career paths

Job opportunities are great for technicians to work in industrial and manufacturing environments in power generation, food processing and water/waste treatment plants. With a strong background in both theory and practice, graduates are well prepared for positions as millwright apprentice.

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St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology

St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology
2000 Talbot Rd West
N9A 6S4 Windsor

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