Electronics Repair Technology


Learn to operate, diagnose, and service the latest computers, televisions, and mobile devices for employment as a technician in the consumer electronics repair industry.

Tuition: 39892*
Credential: Diploma
Length: 2 0 years
Hours: Full-time
Delivery: Class-based and Online
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Campus: Broadway Broadway
Start Dates: Jan, Sep

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as an entry level computer repair technician, television repair technician, appliance repair technician and mobile device repair technician.
  • Evaluate completed repairs for consistency, accuracy and quality according to industry specifications and standards.
  • Adhere to industry health and safety standards in the repair and reconditioning of consumer electronics and appliances.
  • Practice professional etiquette and personal hygiene while performing repairs.
  • Work effectively as a team member while performing repairs.

What to expect

Daily instructional time is divided equally between classroom activity and practical workshop experience, with the proportion of workshop time increasing during the first three terms.

Classroom activity consists of lectures, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations and exercises that provide a practical working knowledge of concepts discussed.  Extensive workshop experience is provided to reinforce theoretical concepts, develop hand skills and achieve familiarity with a variety of electronic equipment and apparatus.

During the first week of instruction, students will be given an orientation to the program and the facilities of the College.

Admission requirements


English 11 with a C- or equivalent

OR Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)


OR English Language Proficiency at the Grade 11 level


Apprentice and Workplace Math 10 with a C- or equivalent


Departmental approval based on relevant experience will be considered


  • Seats are offered to applicants who have met all admission requirements, on a first-qualified, first-served basis.
  • International applicants must be 17 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts and educational documents as required by their course or program.
  • All VCC applicants are required to function successfully in an English-speaking classroom. English requirements vary by program. For details, visit VCC International - English Requirements.   

Recommended Characteristics

  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
  • Good finger and hand dexterity and hand-eye co-ordination for working with small electronic components.
  • Good logical and numerical problem-solving aptitude.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Methodical and well organized.
  • Personal hygiene suitable to a customer service environment.
  • Punctual and responsible.

Courses *

Classes may be scheduled during the daytime or evenings. Students will receive their schedules before classes begin. Typically, students have a term break from May to August.

Prior learning assessment and recognition


Fees and other costs *

Tuition deposits are payable usually within three weeks after a Letter of Offer is issued.

Tuition Deposit

11300 (10000 non-refundable)

Tution deposits are payable usually within two (2) weeks after a Letter of Offer is issued.

Fee descriptionFee AmountNotes
Application fee145
Tuition Tuition 39892
Student union256
College initiative177
Materials0 not including textbooks
Campus resource399
Tools (deposit)0
Coverall (deposit)0
Uniform (deposit)0
Medical and Dental 550
Temporary Medical Insurance 149
U-PASS 708
Program-specific extra fees0

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Jan 2025
(Winter term)
February 01, 2024
Sep 2024
(Fall term)
October 01, 2023


  • Apply Now: Qualified applicants may receive offers of admission if seats are available, or placed on waitlists if seats are full.
  • Closed: Applications are not accepted.
  • For details about application availability based on study permit status and recommendations if the application status is closed, visit the Availability Status page.
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