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Design your future in technology with practical training in Manitoba’s first mechatronics program.

Gain expertise in robotics, automation and sustainable mechatronic systems for a dynamic career path.

Embark on a transformative journey at Manitoba’s first mechatronics program – a ground-breaking initiative designed for forward-thinking students. Be at the forefront of the industrial evolution, as this cutting-edge certification unlocks multiple career opportunities in the dynamic landscape of industrial manufacturing. Elevate your potential with our exclusive partnership with Siemens, offering you a direct pathway to becoming a Siemens Level 3 Certified Mechatronic Systems Professional.

The Mechatronics program is designed for the modern learner, where accessibility, flexibility, and practicality converge to shape the future leaders of the mechatronics industry.

Earn while you learn! With a commitment to accommodating various schedules, the Mechatronics program provides flexible course selection, empowering you to determine your course load based on your personal preferences and time constraints.

Explore the dynamic realms of automation, robotics and Industry 4.0. Gain a competitive advantage in the ever-evolving manufacturing industry by honing a specialized skill set tailored to the demands of today’s technological landscape.

Whether you’re a seasoned industry professional eager to enhance your expertise or a post-secondary student with a desire to specialize, our program is tailored to suit diverse backgrounds and aspirations. Immerse yourself in comprehensive coursework and hands-on training, and gain the expertise necessary to excel in the rapidly advancing world of mechatronic systems. Your future in the forefront of technology begins here.

  • Program Type
  • Credential
    Post-Graduate Diploma
  • Program Delivery
    In-person hybrid
  • In-person Location
    Notre Dame Campus
  • Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Program Length
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $8,800 – $9,700
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry
  • Work-Integrated Learning
    Gain hands-on experience with real work opportunities

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.


Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.


Reaching your career goals has never been easier. Complete programs and courses to earn credentials on your schedule – whether that’s weekdays, evenings or even weekends.


Tell us how you’d like to learn. Our part-time programs and courses are available online, in person at campuses across Manitoba or as a combination of both.


Registering for a part-time program at RRC Polytech is as easy as adding courses to your shopping cart. Our academic advisors will happily help you find the perfect program.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Automation engineer
  • Robotics engineer
  • Control systems engineer        
  • Mechatronics systems designer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Instrumentation engineer
  • Mechatronics technologist
  • Product development engineer
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Research and development specialist

Affiliations and Accreditations

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.

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Take advantage of modern workspaces throughout the brand-new Price Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics at RRC Polytech.
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Learn to develop products, equipment and mechatronic systems in compliance with technical, economic and security requirements.
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Create products, systems, machines, installations or industrial processes by integrating mechanical, electronic, and automation tools and functions.
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Prepare for a career designing mechatronics system solutions to reduce waste, increase efficiency and maximize return on investment.
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Gain practical skills by developing intelligent solutions to optimize processes, manage maintenance and improve production equipment.
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Learn like you’re working! Develop products, equipment and mechatronic systems in compliance with technical, economic and security requirements.
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Learn to evaluate energy demands, costs, budgets, and other factors to determine return on investment in mechatronics.
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Collaborate with experienced instructors to formulate engineering solutions by considering their global, economic, societal and environmental impact.
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Get hands-on experience with industry-standard technology in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Graduate Success

Grads of this program will be prepared to succeed in various roles across the mechatronics industry. With an RRC Polytech education, you’ll have the practical skills, in-depth knowledge, work experience and industry connections to excel, adapt and pursue challenging new opportunities.

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Prepare for Career Success

Mechatronic systems professionals excel as adept designers and authorities in intricate mechatronic systems. As a grad of this program, you’ll be equipped to apply advanced engineering practices such as requirements analysis, project and process management, ensuring quality and meeting user needs.

Achieve Your Professional Goals

The mechatronics industry provides rewarding career pathways. As an RRC Polytech grad of the Mechatronics program, you’ll have the skill set to design, optimize and improve existing systems using project and process management methods and tools.

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Become an Expert in Your Field

Prepare for a diverse range of careers and specializations. Gain the ability to understand customer needs and translate them into the technical requirements of complex mechatronic systems; understand and oversee the complete mechatronic system life cycle – from sales, marketing and production to suppliers and maintenance.

“Manufacturing is integral to Manitoba’s economy, with 7,900 job openings expected over the next five years (from 2023 to 2028).”

Jeff Wharton – Minister of Economic Development, Investment and Trade
Province of Manitoba

“As we work to integrate more and more digital technologies into manufacturing products and processes, there’s a complementary need for highly trained and skilled workers to ensure the sector’s success.”

Sarah Guillemard – Minister of Advanced Education and Training
Province of Manitoba

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

The Mechatronics post-graduate diploma program is ideal for aspiring engineers passionate about designing and enhancing complex mechatronic systems. Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Professionals learn project and system engineering practices to fulfill customer needs. This program suits those eager to launch careers in engineering offices, production facilities or workshops managing intricate mechatronic systems.

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


  • Challenge-driven
  • Planner
  • Results-oriented
  • Technical thinker
  • Visionary


  • Lifelong learning
  • Mathematics
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem solving
  • Troubleshooting


  • Robotics
  • Automation
  • Industry 4.0
  • Technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Product and solution development

All the Information You Need


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Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

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Start preparing with peace of mind. View information about courses and sections, including locations, delivery methods and costs. It only takes minutes to register and further your future.

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Plan out your preferred learning journey. Review a summary of this program’s courses to discover what you’ll learn and how an RRC Polytech education will help your career.

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Begin Your Journey

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Your future is within reach, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Experience industry-focused opportunities available at RRC Polytech and develop the knowledge and skills to grow, lead and excel in your future career.

Funding Your Education

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and scholarships to help tackle your financial needs.

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RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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