Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician/Technologist
Technicians and Technologists may work to support in the development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians and Technologists may work independently or provide technical support and services in the design, development, testing, production and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems.
Completion of 2-3 year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology, computer engineering technology, telecommunications technology or an equivalent is required for technologists. Completion of a 1-2 year college program in electrical or electronics engineering technology is usually required for technicians. Certification in electrical or electronics engineering technology is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and may be required for some positions.
Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Manufacturing, Communications, Processing, Transportation
National Occupational Standard
NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.
Related NOC code:
- 22310 – Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians