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The Technology Fundamentals program is ideal for students who are interested in a technology career, but aren't sure which specific area of study is the best fit for them. In this program, students will experiment with five subject areas — chemistry, engineering, architecture, information technology and trades — helping them decide what they want to focus on in their career.

This program will also help students meet the admission requirements for technology diploma programs. Students will upgrade their skills and academic experience, which will help them to be successful in any technology or trades program they choose.

In Technology Fundamentals, students get personalized attention from professionals with years of industry experience. They will help students explore a broad range of careers in information and engineering technologies, science and skilled trades, and determine the best path for each students.

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  • Learn the basics of chemical nomenclature, atomic structure, units of measurement, physical and chemical changes, balancing chemical reactions, percent composition, the mole concept and reaction stoichiometry.
  • Apply machining techniques applicable to the machining and tooling manufacturing sectors such as: Tool and Die Maker, Tooling tool Maker, General Machinist, Machine Tool Builder and Integrator, Pattern Maker.
  • Learn the basic knowledge of physics and engineering.
  • Ability to solve technical problems by applying the fundamental concepts of mathematics. Students apply the concepts of linear functions, quadratic functions, polynomial functions, trigonometric functions and number systems.
  • Analyze a computer, designing a database, writing a computer program, developing a web page, configuring a smartphone interface and creating a smartphone application.
  • Apply fundamental principles of health and safety in the work place.
  • Learn basic communication skills and emphasize vocational writing skills, grammar and punctuation skills, vocabulary skills, reading strategies and critical thinking.
  • Apply a variety of working techniques applicable to the construction industry such as: Carpentry, framing, dry walling, taping and finishing. Involvement in the building of structures, the installation of wire items including lights, electrical receptacles and switches etc.
  • Apply the basic tools and techniques required for mechanical drafting.
  • Apply the concepts of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, arithmetic operations, scientific notation, exponents, imperial and metric systems units, and algebraic equations.
Level Postgraduate Certificate
Discipline Engineering
Duration 8 months
Intakes Jan, Sep
Application Fees CAD 100
Tuition Fees CAD 17992
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Admission Requirements
Language proficiency (minimum)
PTE 58
Duolingo 105
Exam proficiency (minimum)
SAT Not Required / Waiver
ACT Not Required / Waiver
GRE Not Required / Waiver
GMAT Not Required / Waiver

Minimum GPA - 50%

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