Job requirements Design Technologist, Electrical And Electronics in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a design technologist, electrical and electronics in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2241).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of a two- or three-year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology, computer engineering technology, telecommunications technology or an equivalent is usually required for electrical or electronics engineering technologists.
- Completion of a one- or two-year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology is usually required for electrical or electronics engineering technicians.
- Certification in electrical or electronics engineering technology or in a related field is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions.
- A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
- In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for professional technologists is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist||Regulated||Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals|
|British Columbia||Applied Science Technologists (electrical)||Regulated||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Certified Technician (electrical)||Regulated||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Manitoba||Electrical And Electronics Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba|
|New Brunswick||Electrical And Electronics Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists|
|Nova Scotia||Electrical And Electronics Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||Socitety of Certified Engeneering Technicians & Technologist of Nova Scotia-TechNova|
|Ontario||Electrical And Electronics Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists|
|Micro Electronics Manufacturer||Regulated||Ontario College of Trades|
|Prince Edward Island||Engineering Technician And Technologist (electrical)||Regulated||Island Technology Professionals of Prince Edward Island|
|Québec||Engineering Technician And Technologist (electrical)||Regulated||Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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