Sheridan at CCTT Program

Computer Engineering Technician

Ontario College Diploma | 2 years

Develop a Valuable & Versatile Skillset

Software and hardware skills taught in this program are valued by employers and can be applied in a wide variety of fields. First, you’ll study basic concepts that are relevant to both electronics and computer engineering. You’ll then learn more specialized skills and tools, including:
• Programming
• Operating systems
• Programmable logic devices
• Microprocessors and microcontrollers

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

Put your new skills to the test and gain experience using cutting-edge technology in the labs. There, you’ll work with and be inspired by students and professors.

Work Towards Your Technology Credential

As a Computer Engineering Technician graduate, you can enter the workforce. You’ll also have completed all the academic requirements for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
• One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U) 
• One Math Grade 12 (U) or Math Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) or Math Grade 11 Functions (MCR3U) or Functions and Applications (MCF3M)
or Mature student status

Applicant Selection

Applicants who do no meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually regarding other related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficient requirements.


Some of the courses you can expect to take in your program:

  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Computer Architecture
  • Programming Foundations – Python
  • Object Oriented Programming – Java
  • Operating Systems – Linux
  • Electronic Drafting and CAD

Identify and solve software and hardware challenges