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Electrotechnology (Computers and network)

Code 243.B0
DiplomaDCS
SectorElectrotechnology (09)
CUISEP code455-350.CP
Number of credits91 2/3
StatusProgram approved in 2007.
Educational organizations offering the program
Note(s)
This program is offered in French: 
Technologie de l'électronique (Ordinateurs et réseaux)

Program objectives

The Electrotechnology program aims to train students to be able to perform the activities related to production and set-up of materials and electrical and electronic equipment. The candidates will be employed in public service industries, computer service industries, in telecommunications, factories that produce electric and electronic materials, technical council boards, public and para-public organizations, editing companies and in transport as well as in radiotelecommunications and entertainment. They may also be called to manage projects and personnel, to do customer support, to manage stock and perform administrative duties.

Specialization B - Computers and network

The main activities and tasks associated with computers and network technologists are (electronic section): installation, maintenance, repair and modification fo electronic and computer equipment; (computer section): installation of material and software, maintenance, repair and customer service; (network section): installation, maintenance and functionality of a network and the necessary equipment.

Length of training

Option Specific (hours) Total (hours)
B Computers and network 2 040 2 700

Total length of training includes general training that is common to all programs for 420 hours, general training for this program for 150 hours as well as complementary general training courses for 90 hours.


Duration of training consists of theory and lab work for courses; personal time that the student invests is excluded.

Admission conditions

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV TS or S or Secondary V CST Mathematics: Technical and Scientific option (564426) or Secondary IV Science option (565426) or Secondary V Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563504).
• Sec. IV TS or ATS – Secondary IV Science and Technology (555444) or Applied Science and Technology (557416)

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors (2244)
Audio and video recording technicians (5225)
Broadcast technicians (5224)
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (2241)
Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) (2242)
Telecommunications installation and repair workers (7246)
Telecommunications line and cable workers (7245)

Program content

Number or code Statement of the competency
037C To process technical information
037E To diagnose an analog electronics problem
037F To diagnose a digital electronics problem
041Q To process information about working in the field of electrotechnology
041R To implement mathematical models related to electronics
041S To communicate in the workplace
Specialization B - Computers and network
Number or code Statement of the competency
041T To replace electronic components
041U To draw electronic schematic diagrams
041V To diagnose a network-related problem
0428 To install an operating system
0429 To install a piece of computer hardware
042A To service a piece of computer hardware
042B To modify a piece of computer hardware
042C To set up a local network
042D To service a local network
042E To plan the set-up of a local network
042F To provide technical assistance
Number of contact hours allotted to specific training: 2 040