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
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.
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)
service technician, industrial instruments
electrical engineering technician
instrumentation and electrical technician, industrial
Labour market relation
In the work force (Information from the MEES)
|Number or code
||Statement of the competency
||To process information about places in which industrial electronics technicians work
||To do shop work
||To manage and use a computer station in an idustrial setting
||To produce industrial electronics drawings
||To plan work activities
||To install devices in a control system
||To solve mathematical problems in industrial electronics
||To verify extra-low voltage signals and power supplies
||To inspect power electronics equipment
||To analyze the operation of a process
||To operate control systems
||To program control units
||To adjust the devices in the measuring chain
||To adjust the final controlling elements
||To program a supervisory system
||To help start up a control system
||To do preventive maintenance on control system equipment
||To troubleshoot a control system
||To participate in teh design of a control project
Number of contact hours allotted to specific training: 2055