Advanced Diploma in
Advanced Diploma In Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology
USD 16,539 *
Earliest start date
* for 2 semesters for international students / fees include incidental fees and health insurance for the first year of study
- Program Code: 3722
- School: School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
- Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
- Program Type: Post-secondary program
- Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters
- Delivery Mode: online, in-class, hybrid
- Location: Downsview Campus: Bombardier Centre for Aerospace and Aviation
The Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology advanced diploma program at Centennial College will allow you to gain a solid understanding of aircraft manufacturing operations, aerospace systems, and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology. Through three years of training, you'll learn to work with key performance indicators, continuous improvement techniques, and composite materials while also mastering CAD, CAM, and CNC operations. This combination will help you to seamlessly transition into the industry.
Additionally, the Technology option will prepare you to effectively function in the field with math competencies, the ability to develop simulations, knowledge of finite element analysis, and the know-how to design, build and implement action plans. You'll also be taught business functions such as project planning and management, operations management, leading and participating in multidisciplinary teams, and problem-solving. On the technical side, training will be rounded out with specialized knowledge of the impact of manufacturing systems, process engineering, product life cycle management, and troubleshooting.
Please note: Some courses may be offered in an online/hybrid format.
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Program Vocational Learning OutcomesPrinter Friendly
Program Vocational Learning Outcomes describe what graduates of the program have demonstrated they can do with the knowledge and skills they have achieved during their studies. The outcomes are closely tied to the needs of the workplace. Through assessment (e.g., assignments and tests), students verify their ability to reliably perform these outcomes before graduating.
- Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, guidelines, health and safety regulations.
- Evaluate, modify and implement quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
- Use current and emerging technologies to implement aerospace engineering projects
- Solve complex mechanical problems in the aerospace industry by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanical engineering
- Prepare, evaluate and modify mechanical engineering drawings for aerospace applications
- Design aerospace components, processes, and systems by applying fundamentals of mechanical engineering within required regulations.
- Select and verify the specifications of materials, processes, and operations for the design and production of aerospace components.
- Plan and implement projects by applying project management and business principles.
- Assemble and troubleshoot electric and electronic components within the aerospace manufacturing sector.
- Construct and assemble avionic equipment belonging to both legacy and modern-day avionic systems.
- The Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology program provides you with a strong educational base in aerospace and mechanical engineering technology, preparing you to function effectively in your chosen career. It can lead to supervisory and management positions in organizations that deal with aerospace, mechanical, UAV, avionics, design, and manufacturing of aerospace components and systems.
- The program offers a balance between theory and practice, including instruction in industry-current software.
- The project-driven program simulates actual workplace assignments and provides you with practical experience in designing, building, and testing an original piece of equipment.
- State-of-the-art Aerospace Engineering Technology labs include Aerospace equipment, 3 and 5-axis CNC mills, CNC lathes, 3D printers, CMMs, thermodynamic and fluid power testing modules, manual mills and lathes, autoclave for composite materials, universal testing machines (tensile, torsion, hardness, etc.), robotic cells and UAV training stations.
- Aerospace Operations Manager
- CAD Drafter/CAD Designer
- CNC Programmer
- Project Coordinator - Aerospace/Mechanical
- Service - Technical Specialist
- Inspection Technician (Quality Control/Assurance and Safety)
- Manufacturing Engineering Planner
- Manufacturing Methods Engineering/Specialist
Areas of Employment
- Aerospace Manufacturing
- CNC Programming
- CNC Manufacturing
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
- Composite Manufacturing
- Quality Control and Testing
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