Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician

Median: $38/hour

The salary for this position ranges from $23 to 55 per hour.


This occupational group is expected to face labour shortage conditions over the period of 2015-2024 at the national level.

Employment type

Nearly all workers in this occupation work full-time.


Women make up 4% of the workers in this occupational group.

Brief Program Description

The Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician program is a 9 week program designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge needed for work as entry-level industrial maintenance technicians.

Mechatronics is where mechanical, electronic, control, and software engineering converge. Also known as electro-mechanical maintenance technicians, mechatronics technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems, such as robotic assembly machines. Mechatronics technicians work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers. They work primarily in manufacturing, engineering services, and research and development.

Hiring Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Building maintenance
  • Civil infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Consumer products
  • Electrical equipment
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Materials processing
  • Medical devices
Admission Requirements

Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or equivalent

Program Prerequisites


Program Duration

2.3 months completing 3 modules a day (149 hours)


CAD $2,980
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