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Associate in Applied Science - Electrical Maintenance and Automation

MSM Group - Spokane Community College MSM Group - Spokane Community College, USA

Intake Sep 2023

Jan 2023, Jul 2022, Sep 2022

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USD 24524

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 100 Waived

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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5.5

IELTS

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61

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Electrical maintenance and automation technicians are responsible for the maintenance, testing, repair, and/or replacement of the electrical systems and controls found in modern industrial plants and large commercial buildings.

As the electrical systems become more sophisticated, so must the skills of the electrical maintenance and automation technician. By mixing the theoretical with practical hands-on lab experiences using modern up-to-date industrial equipment and techniques, the student will be prepared for a challenging career in electrical maintenance.

Students are offered several options within the Electrical Maintenance and Automation program. They may choose to complete an AAS degree with specialized training in one of the following areas: Electrical Maintenance and Automation or Power Systems Maintenance. Electrical Trainee or Electrical Sales option certificates also are offered.
Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in each course of the major discipline before advancing to the subsequent quarter. Students not meeting this minimum are required to repeat the deficient course before progressing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Electrical Maintenance and Automation
  • Understand the inherent dangers of and be able to work safely around electricity.
  • Be familiar with electrical theory, electrical terms, and electrical circuits (AC & DC).
  • Be able to identify common electrical materials, parts, and components.
  • Understand the theory, operation and maintenance of AC & DC generators and motors.
  • Know basic electronic theory and components and be able to wire, program, and maintain solid state motor controls (Variable Frequency Drives).
  • Be able to design, sire and troubleshoot conventional motor control circuits.
  • Understand the components and be able to design, program, wire, troubleshoot, and maintain Programmable Logic Controllers.
  • Demonstrate proper transformer connections and understand the operation of industrial lighting.
  • Able to perform electrical conduit bending using trigonometric calculations.
  • Understand and apply the fundamentals of the National Electric Code.

Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

    5.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    61 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    43 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    85 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    24524

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 100 Waived

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    0 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (USD)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Check program website for more information about funding options.

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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