Electrotechnology (Telecommunications)







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.

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 Telecommunications2 0252 685

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

Job titles

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