Centennial's Automotive Program Strengthens the Ability In today's competitive job market, employers are seeking to hire graduates that are highly specialized and well trained. You can't afford to waste your time with an education that won’t help you get the job you want. At Centennial College, all our programs are geared for success. As part of your program, you will not only learn how to use the latest cutting edge tools, but you will also learn how to apply the latest principles from business professionals. To compliment your classroom learning, you will also get hands-on experience in the labs. Centennial's staff not only believes in providing students with the best teaching experience possible, but also to offer the best guidance and career advice. Program Overview Build a rewarding career in the high-tech field of automation with the expertise you will gain in this comprehensive program. Automated systems – the program’s focus – are at the heart of virtually all advanced manufacturing industries. The emphasis is on the basic technology used in building and operating automated industrial systems: Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and robotics. Courses will give you a thorough understanding of theory, along with practical, hands-on laboratory experience. This program allows you to either graduate as a technician after two years, or continue for additional study and co-op work experience in Centennial’s three-year Automation and Robotics Technology program.
Admission Requirements Centennial College expects students applying for admission to certificate or diploma programs to present at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older. Possession of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Academic Requirements •
Compulsory English 12C or U or skills assessment, or equivalent
Math 11M or U, or 12C or U or skills assessment, or equivalent
Transfer Requirements •
Additional courses MATH-231 (Differential Calculus with Analytic Geometry) and MATH-232 (Integral Calculus) will be required for students who wish to transfer from the technician to the technology program. Both math courses must be completed prior to semester five.
Graduation Requirements •
Minimum C grade required for technologist graduation
Students will be placed in the appropriate English and math level based on skills assessment results
Math-170 & Math-180 is one stream and Math-151 and Math-152 is another but no cross over
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