Industrial Engineering - Basic

Ontario College Certificate | Code: 0764

Please note:

This program credential is suspended and no longer taking new applicants. If you are already enrolled in this program, courses are still available for registration.

About the program

This program aims to help fill the continual need for qualified personnel to perform basic functions in the fields of work measurement, methods analysis, plant layout, material handling, quality control, cost estimating, skills in the application of drafting, and tooling applications. Courses provide many of the tools and techniques which have proven effective in the analysis, improvement and control of work. The student also receives grounding in the knowledge of manufacturing processes and industrial organization. Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will have the knowledge and skills required for junior positions such as Time Studies Analyst, Process Planner or Methods Analyst.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.

Note re: admission requirements

  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Attach proof of Admission Requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Program requirements

  • Credit may be given for qualifying courses that were successfully completed up to three (3) years prior to admission into the program.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Preparing, marking and measuring materials or samples, using various techniques and equipment.
  • Calculating and preparing charts, graphs, and supporting data for reports aid statistics.
  • Conducting time-and-motion studies to evaluate worker efficiency.
  • Studying methods and equipment and suggesting change which will improve productivity and safety.
  • Measuring and studying floor space and work areas and drawing plans of efficient plant layout to scale.
  • Developing tests for components and finished products to ensure that products meet quality standards and operation requirements.
  • Compiling and working from standard data information and analyzing same.
  • Communicating effectively, in speech and writing as well as graphically.
  • Understand the common applications of tooling.
  • Understand conventional manufacturing processes.
  • Understand general management functions and industrial organizations.

Program related resources

Program contact

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Upcoming Registrations

Mark your calendars for our upcoming registration dates so you can plan your future.

Fall Registration: July 8, 2019
Winter Registration: November 4, 2019