Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Co-op)

Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Co-op)-2023/2024

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
WRIT-1039Reason & Writing 1-Technology3
This course will introduce technology students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking.
LAWS-1038Law, Ethics & Occupational H&S3
This course explores the structure, practice, and ethics related to the world of work. The fundamental legal principles and ethics practised by employers are examined. Maintaining a safe, healthy, and stable work environment is a focus of this course where students learn elements of the regulations and codes of conduct for the workplace. Students develop an understanding of the history and relevance of various workplace mandates such as WHMIS, health & safety committees, and the Canadian legal system.
ENGR-1024Engineering Graphics3.5
This course is an introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of engineering drawings. 2D (AutoCAD) and 3D (Solid Works) CAD software will be introduced and applied to related projects and assignments. Orthographic reading, dimensioning and fasteners will also be covered. Drawings will be produced and plotted using both the AutoCAD & Solid Works software.
MATH-1219Math Fundamentals4
This course is an introduction of fundamental math that includes basic algebraic operations, unit conversions and data accuracy, functions & graphs, trigonometric functions, basic factoring, working with fractions and exponential & logarithmic functions.
MACH-1154Machining 12
This course will provide the student with an understanding of basic conventional machine tool theory and processes with an emphasis on machine setup & tooling. Calculations for speed, feed rate, machining times & production cost will be explored. Practical, hands-on machining projects will be assigned to students which will be submitted and evaluated.
WELD-1054 Is designed to provide both theoretical and practical instruction in: welding shop safety, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Oxy-Fuel and Plasma cutting.
COMP-1555Computer Applications Fundamentals1.5
This course is an introduction to the use of common computer applications such as MS Word, Excel & Power Point. The students will be introduced to the formatting, manipulation and presentation of data.

Level 2
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
PSYC-1027Human Relations3
To a very large degree, the satisfaction we experience in life is greatly influenced by the quality of our interpersonal relationships. There are numerous personal and social factors that play a role in shaping our thoughts, feelings and behaviour with others. As such, this course is designed to examine some of the fundamental variables underlying the dynamics of human relations. The particular topics of interest will include culture, socialization, personality, the self-concept, perception, emotions and communication factors. At the end of this course, the successful student will have learned the skills and knowledge essential for both personal and career development.
MACH-3056Machining 2/Intro to CNC Processes3.5
This course is a continuation of theoretical and practical aspects of conventional machining incorporating an introduction to CNC Turning Center processes and applications. Students will operate conventional machinery and CNC Turning Center equipment to produce components conforming to given specifications as well as create, edit, troubleshoot and simulate CNC programming assignments.
PHYS-1043Engineering Fundamentals4
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of mechanical, fluid, thermal and electrical energy. It will provide students with a basic understanding of the relationships between force, work, and power. An overview of the various laws and principles related to the power requirements for Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Thermal, and Electrical energy systems will be undertaken. The application of formulas and calculations related to these concepts is also included.
MATS-1026Materials Engineering2.5
The basic metallurgy and properties of metals and their alloys is introduced. The nature and properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals is covered. Students learn about a wide range of manufacturing methods with an emphasis on the quality aspects as they relate to the processing of metals. A hands-on lab component in the course exposes students to a variety of materials testing experiments. Writing of laboratory reports is an integral part of this course.
ENGR-1025Engineering Design 12.5
This course is an introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of engineering drawings. 3D CAD software will be introduced and applied to related projects and assignments.
METH-1044Quality Assurance 14
This course introduces the student to the concepts of quality management within a defined quality system typically found in business and industry, through both lecture and lab exercise. Fundamentals of metrology using both Imperial and metric systems combined with GD&T principles will be introduced, explored, and applied to Statistical Process Control, analysis and information presentation.
COOP-1020Co-operative Education Employment Prep1
This workshop will provide an overview of the Co-operative Education consultants and students' roles and responsibilities as well as the Co-operative Education Policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to co-operative education work assignments and will prepare students for their work term.

Level 3
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
MGMT-1007Project Management3
This course is an introduction to the philosophy of Project Management. It introduces the history and basic principles of project management. The course discusses the most important aspects of project management through the initiation, development, execution and closure phases of the project, going over historical examples, and discussing the evolution of project management to its present form. The implications on the organizational culture and best practices are discussed. Concepts of scheduling, budgeting, risk estimation and scope management are examined.
MECH-1118Robotics & Automation Fundamentals2
This course will introduce students to the robotics applications and electrical controls in the automated manufacturing environment. Robotic work-cell and engineering software are used to resolve technical problems, and to support the design and analysis of robot safety, configuration, and programming. This course also covers the basics of automation control standards: IEC and NEMA electrical symbols, ladder diagrams, and circuit-wiring.
ENGR-3015Engineering Design 23.5
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of mechanical design, geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), as well as jigs and fixtures. 2D and 3D CAD software will be applied to related projects and assignments.
METH-3023Quality Assurance 23
Designed to provide the student with the philosophy, customer focus, quality principles, management techniques, technical tools, quality systems, and critical skills required to implement continuous improvement within various organizations.
ELEC-1127Electrical Devices & Instrumentation3
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of applied electricity in DC circuits used in manufacturing. Students will study resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits, transformers, basic power supplies, and DC motors. The basic electricity laws and theorems will be applied both in the classroom and the laboratory environment.
MACH-3057CNC Applications & Intro to CAD/CAM3.5
As a progression to Machining 2 students will operate CNC vertical machining center equipment to produce components conforming to given specifications as well as create, edit, troubleshoot and simulate CNC programming assignments. CAD/CAM as it applies to CNC machining and automated processes will be introduced.

Level 4
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
CADD-3032CAD/CAM Apps & Automated Processes3.5
This course emphasizes creation of 2D and 3D CAD models combined with computer assisted manufacturing software applications utilized in modern CNC & automated processes. Students will prepare CAD models and combine the proper selection of tooling, calculation of machining parameters, process planning, order of operations, fixturing / work holding devices required to develop an efficient means to produce a finished product. An opportunity for multiple levels of CAD/CAM Certification may be made available through testing at specific times during the semester.
ENGR-5012Engineering Design 32.5
This course will continue with design concepts relating to plastic injection molds and sheet metal die sets including blanking punches and dies. Theoretical principles related to the design of manufacturing related tooling will be introduced. Students will use CAD software to prepare assignments which will further enhance related skills.
MECH-3038Fluid Power Machine Control3
Students will be introduced to the basic principles of hydraulics and pneumatics including power, pressure, and flow. Students will recognize the symbols, characteristics and functions of various fluid power components; design simple hydraulic, pneumatic and electro-hydraulic/pneumatic circuits using standard schematics. This course also introduces the students to relay control and programmable logic controller (PLC). Topics included the main components and functioning of a Programmable Logic Controller; and how to write, load and test a PLC program to control a simple hydraulic/pneumatic circuit.
MGMT-3101Capstone Project Technician2
The student will develop a plan, execute, control and close a project of which some are industry sponsored. Projects are either of the type: design, build and verify; or data acquisition and analysis. Students will prepare project based documentation, i.e. reports while working on a major project in their field. Students will improve oral communication skills by making presentations.
COMM-3069Technical Communication for Technicians3
This course develops the project-based communication skills required by technicians in their fields of study and in their careers. The skills taught include those needed to work as part of a professional team, to prepare reports, to compose emails, to supply information in brief updates, and to present findings to an audience.
WELD-5007Manufacturing Processes & Welding-Adv2
This course will explore modern material joining techniques used in manufacturing. Technology as it applies to high production and live process application in welding cells will be introduced and explored. Students will be introduced to the standards associated with product development and will investigate cost analysis and inspection techniques used in manufacturing facilities.

Gen Ed - Electives
Take 3 General Education Credits - Normally taken in Level 4

Program Residency
Students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program