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: 21585*
Credential: Diploma
Length: 2 0 years
Hours: Full-time
Delivery: Class-based and Online
Program Flyer: Download
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


  • This program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. See program options for international students at VCC International.
  • Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous are strongly encouraged to connect with VCC’s Indigenous Education and Community Engagement team to learn more about VCC’s Indigenous Enrolment policy, application preparation/completion, program advising, and a range of other individualized services.
  • Applicants must be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts and other documents as required by their course or program. Seats are offered to eligible applicants with completed applications, in order of application completion date (except for programs with competitive admissions). A complete application includes an application form, evidence of educational pre-requisites (e.g. transcripts), any required supporting documents (e.g. language proficiency, audition video), and the required deposit or fee payment. If you do not meet the requirements for the term applied, your application may be cancelled.

Missing prerequisites? Learn more about VCC's tuition-free academic upgrading or English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, or discover which university transfer options are right for you.

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 *

Prior learning assessment and recognition


Fees and other costs *

Tuition Deposit

0 (0 non-refundable)

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

Fee descriptionFee AmountNotes
Application fee36
Tuition Tuition 21585
Student union256
College initiative171
Materials0 not including textbooks
Campus resource864
Tools (deposit)0
Coverall (deposit)0
Uniform (deposit)0
Medical and Dental 550
Temporary Medical Insurance 0
U-PASS 708
Program-specific extra fees0
Textbooks or other supplies may be required for this program. For information and prices, visit the VCC Bookstore.

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