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					       Mechanical Engineering Program Ensures Field
                        Readiness
When considering a Mechanical Engineering program, you should look at a few
aspects to determine if it is the right one for you. Theory, lab practice, facilities
in which the program is housed and who teaches the Mechanical Engineering
courses are all essential in choosing an undertaking that will ensure you are
fully ready to enter the field upon graduation. Such a program exists at
Centennial College, which offers the Mechanical Engineering Technology –
Industrial (PTY) that prepares graduates for careers in the manufacture and
production of mechanical equipment.

In this field, the duties of Mechanical Engineering professionals may include:
developing quality control systems, assisting in plant expansions and layouts,
conducting time and motion studies, planning and scheduling new facilities and
preparing job safety programs and manuals. They may also fulfill positions such
as supervisor (which offers additional opportunities), junior engineer, assistant
to professional engineers, lab technician, quality control, CAD operator,
technical sales and marketing, production control, and product design and
development.

Students of the Mechanical Engineering program are based at Progress Campus,
which isn’t only Centennial College’s largest location but also houses a new
mechanical engineering lab that includes: Thermodynamic Fluid Power testing
modules, and Tensile, Hardness and Impact Testers. This is important, as there
is a 60-40 balance in the Mechanical Engineering courses of theory and practice.

This split between lectures and practical application ensures that students not
only gain an understanding in basic engineering skills and science but also are
able to master specific and advanced topics relating to modern manufacturing
and production processes. Among the topics covered in the Mechanical
Engineering courses are machine shop, physics, applied electricity, statistics,
differential calculus and analytic geometry, properties of materials, fluid
mechanics, tool design, quality assurance and more. These topics are presented
and taught through experience machine shop operation, tool design, plus
computer numerical control programming, designing, as well as building and
testing an original piece of equipment. In addition, students learn essential
computer-assisted drafting and manufacturing (CAD/ CAM), as well as industry-
current software instruction in AutoCAD, Inventor and Mastercam.




Address: Centennial College, P.O. Box 631, Station A, Toronto M1K 5E9, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 416-289-5000, Email: success@centennialcollege.ca                                   Page 1
To truly round out their Mechanical Engineering program, students take on
two individual projects and attend co-op in the field. The project simulates
actual workplace assignments, and gives students practical experience in
designing, building and testing an original piece of equipment. Meanwhile,
academically qualified students enhance their education by working three terms
as paid employees in the field. Please note that a minimum C grade required in
COMM-170/171, minimum 2.5 GPA and minimum 80 percent of year 1 and 2
courses are required for COOP-221.

All applicants require to apply for the Mechanical Engineering program is at
least an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature
student status (19 years or older). In addition, they must possess English Grade
12 C or U, or equivalent, or skills assessment; and Math Grade 11 M or U or
Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent, or skills assessment.



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Address: Centennial College, P.O. Box 631, Station A, Toronto M1K 5E9, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 416-289-5000, Email: success@centennialcollege.ca                                     Page 2

				
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Description: The Mechanical Engineering program at Centennial College focuses on basic engineering skills and science, as well as more specialized subjects.