Technical & Engineering Training

Set yourself apart from your peers and advance in your career with our certificates and courses designed for today’s technical professionals.

Construction, Maintenance & Codes

Stay on top of new materials, new techniques and new regulations. Learn fresh strategies to save money, build better and manage smarter. The construction and maintenance industries encompass a wide range of professionals, all facing fast-evolving trends, requirements and expectations.

We’ll help you attain the latest requirements of your profession. Take your place at the cutting edge of your field—or step into an entirely new one—by taking all or part of our specialized certificate programs or standalone courses.


  • AutoCAD 
    Master the basics of producing professional engineering drawings with AutoCAD. For professionals wanting to enter the drafting world.

  • Construction Management 
    Acquire valuable skills in project planning, quality control, risk management, procurement, contracts, labour relations and more.

  • Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) 
    Develop a solid understanding of HVAC systems and requirements, including installation, balancing, maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • High Voltage Protection & Control 
    Gain the foundational knowledge and discipline necessary to work in the protection and control of high voltage stations and lines.

  • Home Inspection
    Gain the technical skills and communication savvy to inspect all the key components of a home with confidence. You’ll also develop expertise in industry standards and ethics, and in drafting and delivering reports. To earn the full certificate, you must complete ten required courses. Courses can also be taken individually.
  • Maintenance Management 
    Learn the elements of proper predictive and preventative maintenance. A powerful and specialized program for maintenance management professionals.

  • Reliability, Maintainability and Safety Engineering (RAMS)
    The program covers different areas of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) from basic knowledge to application.

  • Structural Engineering for Architects and Non-Structural Engineers
    Understand structures, whether made of steel, wood, reinforced concrete or masonry; and communicate successfully with structural design experts.

Customized Technical Training

Let us design the perfect professional development program for your team. Whether you’re looking for technical education or business operations and systems education, we’ve got the training you’re looking for, delivered exactly how and where you need it.

For over 35 years, the College of Continuing Education has been a national leader in providing modern, in-demand professional development. We’ve helped thousands of individuals and teams achieve the latest professional requirements of their field.

From data management, electrical engineering and maintenance management to project management, business analysis and AutoCAD, we have a broad range of expertise and experienced instructors available. We’ll work with you and your organization to modify our current offerings, or develop and deliver new ones, based on your specifications.

In-house training advantages

We’ve worked with businesses, government groups and non-profit organizations to deliver customized engineering, technical and business operations training. Our in-house programs offer a number of advantages, including:

  • Cost savings with effective group training
  • Training times crafted around your schedule
  • Ability to address specific employee training needs
  • Reduced travel time with on-site training

For more information, please contact our Program Director, Udeni Amit at

Electrical Systems & Technical Communication

Advance your knowledge of electronics, electrical engineering, industrial data communication and more through our intensive, accessible programming.

You don’t have to be an engineer or networking expert—or even a mathematics whiz—to get the most out of our electrical and data communication programs. Our certificates and seminars are intensive but accessible, designed to give you practical skills and knowledge in a condensed timeframe. Many of our offerings are ideally suited to help you achieve the latest requirements of your profession.

Whether you’re a professional looking for a competitive edge or you’re interested in exploring the field, our programs will help you gain foundational and practical knowledge.


To earn a certificate, you must complete three to four required modules, all of which are instructor-led and offered 100% online. You’ll emerge with a university certificate—and practical skills you can apply immediately. Our electrical and data communication certificates include:

  • Electrical Essentials for Control Practitioners
    Gain theoretical and practical knowledge in electrical engineering thorough an academic and practical approach.

  • Electrical Engineering for Non-Electrical Engineers 
    Master the practical and theoretical basics of electrical engineering, from equipment to power systems and design to implementation.

  • Industrial Data Communications 
    Learn the basics of industrial data communication, local area networking, intranetworking and internetworking.
  • High Voltage Protection & Control  
    Develop the foundational knowledge and discipline necessary to work in the protection and control of high voltage stations and lines.
  • Technical Writing 
    Develop a versatile set of writing skills by mastering best practices for writing clear, compelling reports and other technical documents.

Process & Control

Learn the basic theories and practical applications of a range of engineering, process, and instrumentation disciplines.


Depending on the program area, most of our process and control certificates consist of three or four modules. Our range of certificate offerings include:

  • Advanced Certificate in Process Automation 
    Master this highly specialized field and be awarded the Advanced Certificate in Process Automation by successfully completing three related certificates in Process Instrumentation & Control, Process Engineering for Control Practitioners and Electrical and Electronic Circuits.

  • Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers
    Expand your opportunities by learning the basic concepts, designs and practices of chemical and process engineering in a condensed timeframe. This certificate includes four modules.

  • Energy Engineering and Conservation 
    Increase your competitive edge—and help fight climate change—by learning how to effectively conserve and save energy from an engineering perspective. This certificate includes three modules.
  • Mechanical Engineering for the Non-Mechanical Engineer
    Study the fundamental theories and relevant applications of mechanical engineering and mechanical equipment. This certificate includes four modules.

  • Process Engineering for Control Practitioners
    Master basic concepts, as well as the engineering and functioning of systems—and gain more advanced insight into process engineering. For instrumentation and control practitioners. This certificate includes three modules.

  • Process Instrumentation & Control
    Learn about the field of instrumentation and control and develop a working knowledge of the basic concepts, engineering and installation of control equipment. This certificate includes three modules.
  • Process Instrumentation—Advanced Process Control
    Take your skill set to the next level through three modules focused on advanced control strategies, loop performance assessment, troubleshooting and optimization. This certificate includes three modules.
  • Production Planning & Control
    Develop skills in supply chain management, material planning and production control—everything you need to work effectively in a manufacturing environment. This certificate includes three modules.

  • Robotics Process Automation
    Now more than ever, businesses are using robotics to maximize efficiency and enhance productivity. That means hiring for careers in robotic engineering is steadily rising. With four cutting-edge courses, this certificate will provide you with knowledge and skills to effectively use RPA in various industries.

  • Safety Instrumented Systems
    Gain the practical and technical skills you need to enter or advance in the field of instrumented safety systems, from system design to operation and maintenance. This certificate includes four modules.