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Industrial Electronics Technology

Code 243.C0
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 industrielle

Program objectives

The key tasks for industrial electronics technologists are troubleshooting, preventive maintenance and installation and equiment set-up. In collaboration with engineers, industrial electronics technologists participate in the design or modification of automated systemes or electric installations. Industrial electronics technologists are also responsible for purchasing materials while staying within budget limits.

Length of training

Specific (hours)Total (hours)
2 0552 715

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 EST or SE – Secondary IV Environmental Science and Technology (558404) or Science and the Environment (558402).

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

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (2241)
Industrial electricians (7242)
Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics (2243)

Job titles

industrial electrician
electronics technician
service technician, industrial instruments
electrical engineering technician
instrumentation and electrical technician, industrial

Labour market relation

In the work force   (Information from the MEES)

Program content

Number or code Statement of the competency
042Y To process information about places in which industrial electronics technicians work
042Z To do shop work
0431 To manage and use a computer station in an idustrial setting
0432 To produce industrial electronics drawings
0433 To plan work activities
0434 To install devices in a control system
0435 To solve mathematical problems in industrial electronics
0436 To verify extra-low voltage signals and power supplies
0437 To inspect power electronics equipment
0438 To analyze the operation of a process
0439 To operate control systems
043A To program control units
043B To adjust the devices in the measuring chain
043C To adjust the final controlling elements
043D To program a supervisory system
043E To help start up a control system
043F To do preventive maintenance on control system equipment
043G To troubleshoot a control system
043H To participate in teh design of a control project
Number of contact hours allotted to specific training: 2055