Computer Engineering Technology







Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours


Program approved in 2007.

The aim of the Computerized Systems Technology program is to prepare students to practise the occupation of computerized systems technologist.

Computerized systems technologists are employed by companies active in production, technical support and research involving computerized systems. Although this description applies primarily to manufacturers, computerized systems technologists can also work for consulting firms or research laboratories. Their principal tasks are analyzing problems and situations, developing and building design projects, writing technical documentation, programming and coding systems, conducting tests and providing technical support.

In the exercise of their occupation, computerized systems technologists primarily use microcomputers and computers, software, computer networks, interfaces and peripherals, electronic components, printed circuits, circuit boards, mechanical products and components, electronic equipment, computerized systems and technical documentation.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV TS or S or Sec. V CST Mathematics: Technical and Scientific option (564426) or Secondary 4 Science option (565426) or Secondary 5 Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563504).
• Sec. IV EST or SE: Secondary IV Environmental Science and Technology (558404) or Science and the Environment (558402).



Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

medical instruments repairer
electronics technician

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
037B To process information about working in the field of computerized systems technology.
037C To process technical information.
037D To solve mathematical problems associated with computerized systems technology.
037E To diagnose an analog electronics problem.
037FTo diagnose a digital electronics problem.
037G To diagnose a problem affecting a circuit containing a microprocessor.
037H To diagnose a problem affecting a computerized systems network.
037J To troubleshoot a computerized system.
037K To communicate in the workplace.
037L To draw electronic schematic diagrams.
037M To plan a computerized system project.
037N To design printed circuits.
037P To produce a computerized system prototype.
037Q To integrate and install computerized system components.
037R To write computerized system procedures.
037S To program computerized systems.
037T To modify computerized system programming.
037U To perform activities related to optimizing a computerized system.
037V To perform activities related to designing a computerized system.