Electrical Power Distribution & Control Technician

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Program Code: PDCT (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Co-op Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Diploma Starts: Sep (Open) Jan (Closed) May (Closed)
Term 1 ELC-1274 Basic Electrical Installations I ELC-1726 Electrical Theory ELC-1732 Safety and Electrical Code I ENG-1173 Communications for Technology ICS-1302 Fundamentals of Instrumentation I MTH-1904 Mathematics for Technology I Term 2 ELC-2155 Electrical Systems Applications ELC-2505 Electronic Devices and Applications ELC-2764 Industrial Installation Practices and Prints ELE-1122 AutoCAD for Electrical Techniques ICS-2303 Fundamentals of Instrumentation II GED-XXX3 General Education Elective Term 3 ELC-3744 Digital Logic GED-XXX3 General Education Elective JSS-1001 Job Search and Success MTH-2904 Mathematics for Technology II PDC-1224 Intro to Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power PDC-1233 Introduction to Industrial Control and Protection Term 4 PDC-4013 Application of Power Electronics GED-XXX3 General Education Elective ICS-5354 Programmable Logic Control PDC-4003 Electrical Metering ICS-6715 Control Systems Architecture and Data Communications PDC-1115 Introduction to Protective Relays Term 5 (May - August) CPL-1049 Co-op Work Term
The term schedule above demonstrates a September intake program map. Students entering this program in January or May will follow a separate term schedule.

The Electrical Power Distribution & Control Technician program is designed to provide graduates with specialized knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in electrical power, distribution systems, protection, and control. Working both in the classroom and in various lab and shop settings, students gain practical, hands-on experience in electrical fundamentals and specific concepts related to power distribution and control.

In addition to learning the fundamentals of electrical techniques, students will study power generation from traditional and emerging renewable energy systems, power distribution, connection to the grid, high voltage and transfer.

With lessons taking place in the classroom and in various lab and shop settings, students gain both theoretical and practical, hands-on experience.

Admission Requirements

OSSD or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 12 Mathematics C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Physics C or U (recommended)

Please Note: Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any Grade 12U mathematics is recommended; Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) minimum final grade is 60%. If the program is highly competitive, preference will be given to students having Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any Grade 12U mathematics, as well as Physics C or U.

Employment Opportunities

Job opportunities in the Electrical Power Distribution & Control Technician field have been steadily increasing. To survive in today's global market economy, industry must draw from a pool of technically competent engineers, technologists, technicians, and skilled-trades people.

Graduates of this program have the skills to compete in a wide variety of industries including power generation, distribution and utilization, industrial telecommunications, electrical maintenance and installation, and control systems.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact international@lambtoncollege.ca or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.

International Education
Any questions or inquiries please e-mail:
international@lambtoncollege.ca