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Electronic Engineering Technology

Electronics are the heart of our modern world. With RRC Polytech, you can put yourself at the centre of technological innovation.

Gain the knowledge and skills required to design, build, test and troubleshoot a wide range of electronic equipment.

Electronic Engineering Technology is a specialization program. Students interested in this program must apply to and complete the first common year of the Electrical Engineering Technology program.

The Electronic Engineering Technology program develops the knowledge, skills and experience you need for a successful career as an electronic engineering technologist.

Through this program, you’ll develop in-depth electronics knowledge, build industry-standard technical skills and explore various digital and analog circuits applications, including amplifiers, industrial electronics, radio and wireless communications, microprocessor programming and interfacing, programmable logic and control systems. You’ll also expand your career potential by completing electives in specialized topics, including biomedical electronics, communications systems, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, signal processing, computer network infrastructure, internet protocols and other advanced technologies.

As part of your RRC Polytech education, you’ll gain crucial industry experience through a co-op work experience. This co-op opportunity will help you build relevant work experience, integrate your previous learning and create connections with industry partners and employers. You’ll also build professional documentation, quality control, project management and collaboration skills to enhance your employment potential and prepare for a successful career.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • Program Delivery
    In-person
  • In-person Location
    Exchange District Campus
  • Intake
    Fall
  • Program Length
    28 months
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $17,000 – $18,800
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry
  • Work-Integrated Learning
    Gain hands-on experience with real work opportunities
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

After completing Electrical Engineering Technology’s first common year (Terms 1 to 3), you can choose to specialize in Electronic Engineering Technology. Through this program, you will develop the professional skills needed to design, build, test and adapt digital and analog circuits.

TERM 4

Learn to design and analyze digital and analog circuits while developing electronic measurement skills.

TERM 5

Expand your understanding of digital and analog electronics, control systems, foundations of computer networks and digital signal processing.

TERM 6

Complete a co-op term focused on Electronic Engineering Technology to further develop your work experience, meet potential employers and expand your network.

TERM 7

Integrate all your learning by designing, building and testing a final project and report based on your area of interest while building professional skills. Explore specialized electives that enhance your career potential. Design and create printed circuit boards.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Technologist, communications / telecom
  • Technologist, tester, calibration
  • Technologist, electromedical equipment
  • Technologist, microwave maintenance
  • Technologist, production support
  • Technologist, radar / radar systems / sonar
  • Technologist, biomedical engineering
  • Technologist, design – electrical
  • Technologist, fibre optics
  • Technologist, QC (quality control)
  • Technologist, radio frequency
  • Repairer, audio amplifier
  • Repairer, electronics production
  • Designer, circuit – railway
  • Repairer, research laboratory equipment
  • Repairer, medical laboratory equipment
  • Technologist, physical sciences lab
  • Technologist, lighting – home lighting

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Learn with the same state-of-the-art equipment used by industry experts, ensuring you’re career ready and prepared to make a difference from day one.
Take advantage of small class sizes to work one-on-one with industry-experienced instructors and enhance your learning experience.
Explore industry-standard equipment and innovative technology in RRC Polytech’s modern facilities.
Transform your talent into a career with an education from RRC Polytech. Upgrade essential skills with advanced tools and practical work experience.
Learn to collaborate with classmates and external clients, using a wide array of electronic equipment to solve real industry challenges.
Surround yourself with some of Winnipeg’s most influential organizations at RRC Polytech’s Exchange District Campus.
Program code that affects the real world. Program chips and assemble circuit boards to solve real-world problems in learning labs and practical co-op experiences.

Graduate Success

Electronic Engineering Technology graduates are using their in-depth knowledge and technical expertise to make a difference across industries: ensuring hospitals have working equipment, creating systems to monitor air traffic and maintaining long-distance broadcast equipment.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

100% – SATISFIED WITH RRC POLYTECH EDUCATION

Electronic Engineering Technology grads hit the ground running thanks to a crucial combination of experiential learning and in-depth study. You’ll build the theoretical knowledge and practical work experience you need to lead, succeed and innovate from day one.

$51K – AVERAGE NEW GRAD SALARY

Many Electronic Engineering Technology grads meet their future employers before graduating. Through RRC Polytech events, instructor connections and co-op work opportunities, you’ll build experience, gain industry insight, explore career pathways and prepare for new and exciting opportunities.

100% – RECOMMEND PROGRAM TO OTHERS

RRC Polytech programs are designed to help you achieve success. Instructors use their industry experience to help you explore analog and digital devices and ensure your knowledge is aligned with industry needs. Work opportunities then sharpen those skills and build the work experience employers value.

“I personally want to thank all the instructors. With their guidance, I am working as a distribution technologist with Stantec. From a general labourer to technologist, it’s a big dream come true.”

Bhupinder Gill – Distribution Technologist
Stantec

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As an Electronic Engineering Technology student, you want to know how the world around you works and build a deeper understanding of technology. You enjoy solving practical problems – if a device or system isn’t working you want to know why. As a professional electronic engineering technologist, you want to help develop the technology that drives our world.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Detail-oriented
  • Level-headed
  • Logical thinker
  • Results-oriented
  • Technical thinker

SKILLS

  • Commitment
  • Instruction following
  • Mathematics
  • Problem solving
  • Time management

INTERESTS

  • Computer coding
  • Circuits
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Computers
  • Programming
  • Electronics
  • Microprocessor
  • Reading
  • Logic

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