The Electronic Engineering Technology program is a three-year career program that prepares students for a variety of roles in the fields of Electronics, Information Technology, and Operational Technology.  The integrated program focuses on hands-on, project-oriented approaches to provide students with the technical and interpersonal skills required to succeed in today’s workplace.

The program offers qualifying students two paid co-op work terms of 13-15 weeks each.  The work term is an excellent way for students to sample different aspects of the local industry.

The goals of the program are:

  1. Make the student effective in the practice of their chosen profession.
  2. Promote the integration of the student into professional life.
  3. Promote the evolution of the student and advance their professional knowledge.
  4. Promote the professional mobility of the student.

Upon successful completion of the EET program, students will be able to:


  1. Understand the professional role of a Technologist in the local economy.
  2. Understand and monitor health and safety standards to protect self, co-workers, clients and equipment.
  3. Adapt to changes in industry trends, technology, and practices.


  1. Build, test and troubleshoot an Internet of Things (IoT) device.
  2. Configure, update and maintain a networked system of systems.
  3. Secure IT systems from unauthorized user access.
  4. Complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  5. Use effective techniques to work independently and in a team environment:
    1. Manage time and resources efficiently, to meet goals.
    2. Practice effective methods to navigate the dynamics of a team environment.
  6. Communicate professionally and effectively with team members and clients.
    1. solicit information about a technical problem from a non-technical client.
    2. present oral material confidently.
    3. demonstrate written communication following established technical writing practices.


  1. Take responsibility for personal health and well-being.
  2. Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct.

After First Year (For the First Co-op)

After their first year of study, students will have the knowledge and skills necessary to work an entry-level support analysist role with IT departments. 

This means that students will be able to do the following:

  • Perform the tasks required of a technical support analyst:
    • Install/Replace/Upgrade/Configure/Repair/Troubleshoot/Diagnose and document problems containing computer hardware within a local area network.
    • Install/Replace/Upgrade/Configure/Repair/Troubleshoot/Diagnose and document problems with the Windows and Linux operating systems.
    • Perform command line scripting in the Windows and Linux operating systems.
    • Analyze and identify potential network security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Manage time and prioritize tasks to follow a project management plan.

After Second Year (For the Second Co-op)

After their second year of study, students will have improved their skills to work as an entry-level embedded device programmer and tester. 

This means that students will be able to do the following:

  • Install/Replace/Upgrade/Configure/Repair/Troubleshoot/Diagnose and document hardware and software problems at a more advanced level.
  • Present or critique current IT trends after appropriate research and analysis.
  • Develop/modify printed circuit board (PCB) designs for moderate level circuits.
  • Assemble and test simple embedded programmable devices.
  • Modify programming of a network-connected, embedded device.
  • Work cooperatively on the implementation of team-based projects involving embedded devices.
  • Have basic understanding of small-scale network security and data privacy.

After Third Year (For 1st job)

After completing the program, students will have honed their skills to work as an entry-level Programmable device technologist. 

This means that students will be able to do the following:

  • Communicate with potential clients to determine their requirements.
  • Develop/modify designs for IoT devices.
  • Assemble and test IoT devices.
  • Apply the principles of IT security on an IoT device.
  • Configure and Troubleshoot a LAN
  • Address Enterprise network security and data privacy concepts.
  • Leverage cloud services for the enterprise.
  • Establish connectivity between IoT device and devices on a network using protocols widely used in industry (i.e. communication channel via HTTPS, MQTT, etc).
  • Explain particular function of any given network device, as well as importance of any device it brings to network overall
  • Analyse and troubleshoot a complex technical issue on an operational system of systems.

Questions? Contact us

Pedagogical Counsellor | Conseillère pédagogique

Celina Fleury-Gow

(819) 778-2270 ext.2804