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Mechanical Engineering Design and Technology

Accelerate your prospect of a career in mechanical engineering.

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This course is designed to enrich students' understanding of mechanical engineering design standards and principles, equipping them with practical proficiency in software applications like AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, CATIA, and ANSYS.

Credential Diploma

Duration 34 Weeks

Location Toronto, Ontario

What You Could Earn $57,000 – $134,000

Become Successful in the field of Mechanical Engineering

This program offers a comprehensive learning experience that covers mechanical design principles, North American design standards, and proficiency in various computer-aided design software systems such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, and CATIA. Students will also gain expertise in utilizing 3D printing technology for constructing part models and prototypes. Furthermore, as a mechanical designer, you'll acquire the skills to utilize ANSYS for conducting finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics analysis. Practical experience is a key component of this program, with opportunities for hands-on learning through multiple mini projects and a comprehensive mechanical design project. Additionally, co-op placements are available for students seeking to further enhance their work experience within 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:

  • Effective Communication in the Workplace
  • 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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