Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours


Program approved in 2007.

The Electrotechnology program aims to train students to be able to perform the activities related to production and set-up of materials and electrical and electronic equipment. The candidates will be employed in public service industries, computer service industries, in telecommunications, factories that produce electric and electronic materials, technical council boards, public and para-public organizations, editing companies and in transport as well as in radiotelecommunications and entertainment. They may also be called to manage projects and personnel, to do customer support, to manage stock and perform administrative duties.

Specialization A - Telecommunications

The main activities and tasks associated with telecommunications technologists are: installations and set up of service, maintenance, repair and modifications or updates of telecummunications systems.

Specialization B - Computers and network

The main activities and tasks associated with computers and network technologists are (electronic section): installation, maintenance, repair and modification fo electronic and computer equipment; (computer section): installation of material and software, maintenance, repair and customer service; (network section): installation, maintenance and functionality of a network and the necessary equipment.

Specialization C - Audiovisual

The main activities and tasks associated with audiovisual technologists are: installation and service set-up, maintenance, repair and modification or updating professional production and post-production systems and high quality diffusion. Radiotelecommunication technicians install, put together and repair electonic equipment that serves to record and broadcast live, as well as recorded, radio and televisions shows, as well as producing audio and visual trailers that are broadcast on the Internet. They work in radio and television broadcasting companies, broadcast equipment companies, and for Internet service communication providers.

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 Secondary 5 CST Mathematics: Technical and Scientific option (564426) or Secondary 4 Science option (565426) or Secondary 5 Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563504).

• Sec. IV TS or ATS – Secondary IV Science and Technology (555444) or Applied Science and Technology (557416)





OptionSpecific (hours)Total (hours)
A Telecommunications specialization2 0252 685
B Computers and network2 0402 700
C Audiovisual2 0402 700

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

Job titles

installer and repairer – household and business equipment
videotape editor
broadcasting control operator
office machine repairer
electronic components technician, aircraft
telecommunication line technician
audiovisual (AV) technician
electronics technician
electronics technician – household and business equipment
telecommunications technician

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
037CTo process technical information
037ETo diagnose an analog electronics problem
037FTo diagnose a digital electronics problem
041QTo process information about working in the field of electrotechnology
041RTo implement mathematical models related to electronics
041STo communicate in the workplace
Specialization A - Telecommunications
Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
041TTo replace electronic components
041UTo draw electronic schematic diagrams
041VTo diagnose a network-related problem
041WTo diagnose an analog electronics problem affecting telecommunications circuis
041XTo perform telecommunications network surveillance activities
041YTo check the operationn of a wired telecommunications system
041ZTo check the operation of a fibre-optic telecommunications system
0421To check the operation of a wireless telecommunications system
0422To provide quality control for teh assembly and integration of a telecommunications system
0423To perform activities related to the installation and activation of a telecommunications system
0424To service a telecommunications system
0425To service a computer network system
0426To modify a telecommunications system
0427To provide technical assistance and support
Specialization B - Computers and network
Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
041T.To replace electronic components
041U.To draw electronic schematic diagrams
041V.To diagnose a network-related problem
0428To install an operating system
0429To install a piece of computer hardware
042ATo service a piece of computer hardware
042BTo modify a piece of computer hardware
042CTo set up a local network
042DTo service a local network
042ETo plan the set-up of a local network
042FTo provide technical assisance
Specialization C - Audiovisual
Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
042GTo practise health and safety techniques related to audiovisual technology
042HTo ensure the distribution of electrical power
042JTo interconnect audiovisual system components
042KTo provide lighting
042LTo fit a hall or stage with a public address (PA) system
042MTo activate an audiovisual network
042NTo activate audiovisual control systems
042PTo present audiovisual documents
042QTo make sound recordings
042RTo produce video recordings
042STo edit audio or video documents
042TTo perform activities related to the broadcast of audiovisual documents
042UTo service audiovisual equipment
042VTo modify audiovisual systems
042WTo provide technical support for a production
042XTo provide technical direction for an audiovisual project