Electronic systems are in everything—computers, robotics, medical electronics, fibre optics, automotive electronics, mobile communications, automation, aerospace and surveillance systems and more. That means your potential job market as an electronic systems engineering technologist is huge. It’s diverse, dynamic and growing. Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers the well-rounded education you need to start a career designing, servicing and troubleshooting systems.
Electronic Systems Engineering Technology is a two-year diploma program offered full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr. You’ll gain knowledge and skills in:
- analog and digital circuits
- automation systems
- data and radio communications
- electronic prototyping
- microprocessors and microcontrollers
- printed circuit board design
- programmable logic controllers
- technical reporting and project management
You’ll develop troubleshooting skills through practical labs, build project management skills and carry out an applied research project. Your studies culminate in hands-on projects that challenge you to design, test and construct your own electronic prototype.
Diploma to Degree
Use your diploma to ladder into an engineering degree at Lakehead University in Ontario or a technology degree at Memorial University in Newfoundland or a mining engineering technology degree at Queen’s University in Ontario.
Subsidize Your Study
Check out the Canadian Forces (CF) subsidized education plan for Telecommunications Specialists in the Navy, Army or Air Force. The plan covers your education and training costs while in school, and salary, vacation, medical and dental benefits. Contact your local CF Recruiting Centre to learn more.