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Mechanical Engineering Design and Technology

It will accelerate your prospect of a career in mechanical engineering.

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The Mechanical Engineering Design and Technology program at Metro College of Technology will accelerate your prospect of a career in mechanical engineering.

Credential Diploma

Duration 34 Weeks

Location Toronto, Ontario

What You Could Earn $52,650 – $95,000

Become a Design and Technology mechanical engineer

In this program you will learn knowledge and skills in mechanical design principles, North American design standards, and computer-aided design software systems such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor and CATIA. In this program students will also learn how to use 3D printing technology to build part models and prototypes. In addition, as a mechanical designer you will learn how use ANSYS to perform finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics analysis. Students will also acquire valuable practical work experience, not only through many mini projects and a comprehensive mechanical design project. Finally co-op placement is available to for those students who intend to develop their work experience in a mechanical company.

Admission Requirements:

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, passing an entrance test and admissions interview. In addition, basic computer skills are also required.

After completion of this program, you will be able to take and pass the following industry-recognized certificate exams:

  • AutoCAD as an Autodesk certified user or professional
  • SolidWorks as a CSWE, CSWA, ...
  • Autodesk Inventor as a Autodesk certified user or professional
  • CATIA as an associate, specialist or expert

Subject List:

  • English for Work and Business
  • ANSI Standards Blueprint Reading
  • Applied Design and Manufacturing Processes (with 3D printing)
  • AutoCAD 2D and 3D
  • Parametric Design with SolidWorks
  • Mechanical Engineering Design Principles
  • Parametric Design with Autodesk Inventor
  • FEA and CFD using ANSYS
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Parametric Design with Advanced CAD Application – CATIA
  • Mechanical Design Project
  • Career Development
  • Co-op placement (optional)

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Career Opportunities Upon Graduation:

  • CAD Technician/Technologist
  • Drafts-person
  • Hydraulic Designer/Engineer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Mechanical Designer/Engineer
  • Machine Designer
  • Mechanical Technologist
  • Product Development Specialist

If you have interest in a career in Computer Numerical Control (CNC), please read our CNC and MasterCAM Technology program.

Financial assistance may be available if you qualify. Please visit OSAP website for more information.

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What graduates are saying about Metro College of Technology?

Our instructors are not only qualified professionals but also industry-specific experts. Every one of our programs is designed with input from industry leaders to prepare you with the industry know-how and how to do it.

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