Fabrication Technologies (Certificate)

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Program Code
Science & Technology
Credential Type
Transcript Title
Fabrication Tech Cert
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Not Specified
Length of Program
Three semesters
Admissions Requirements

To receive acceptance into the Fabrication Technologies Certificate program and priority registration, students must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • General Douglas College entrance requirements,
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum grade of C,
  • Physics 11 with a minimum grade of C OR PHYS 1104,
  • Douglas College English language proficiency requirement
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits as defined below
  • 50% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College 

Course Requirements:

Course Number  Course Title Credits
CMNS 1135 Professional Communication for Engineering Students 3
CMPT 1105 Introduction to Computing Science and Programming 3
CMPT 2200 Designing with Raspberry Pi 3
ENGR 1110 Engineering Graphics and Design 3
ENGR 1190 Introduction to Engineering Design 4
ENGR 2100 Prototype and Practical Skills 1: Mechanical Fabrication 4
ENGR 2200 Prototype and Practical Skills 2: Electronics Design 4
ENGR 2999 Applied Engineering Project: Field Prototype Development 3
MARK 1120 Introductory Marketing 3
Total Credits   30
Learning Outcomes

After completion of the Fabrication Technologies Certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Design, build, and prototype mechanical devices;
  • Design, build and prototype circuits that incorporate sensors, electromechanical actuators and embedded computers;
  • Create applications that make use of electrical, computer and microcontroller hardware, sensor interfaces, and mechanical components;
  • Design, construct and program a computer controlled machine, such as an autonomous robot, to perform an assigned task;
  • Apply a standard structured engineering design process to develop solutions to industrial design problems;
  • Read and produce two-dimensional and three-dimensional technical drawings;
  • Design and implement a computer program to solve well-defined problems;
  • Produce informative and persuasively written research reports, presentations, resumes and cover letters;
  • Prepare a basic marketing strategy and complete a simple market research study.