Program Learning Outcomes - 360

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Analyze and solve complex technical problems through the application of the theoretical principles of energy systems and emerging technologies.
  2. Analyze electrical and/or mechanical components, processes and systems through the application of engineering principles to construct various types of energy systems.
  3. Analyze and prepare graphics and other technical documents to appropriate engineering and architectural standards using industry-specific software and procedures.
  4. Use a variety of troubleshooting techniques and test equipment to identify problems with electrical and/or mechanical components of energy systems.
  5. Assemble and troubleshoot working prototypes of sustainable energy systems and subsystems to meet job requirements, functional specifications and relevant standard.
  6. Adhere to the legal, regulatory and health and safety codes and guidelines.
  7. Contribute to the financial and technical planning and implementation of sustainable construction and development projects.
  8. Practice principles and ethics associated with environmental management issues.
  9. Apply principles of networking, instrumentation and other related technologies to monitor and control energy systems in residential or small-scale industrial or commercial facilities.
  10. Apply strategies, practices and techniques to manage and optimize the generation, capture, storage, integration and distribution of renewable (e.g. wind, solar, geothermal etc.) and clean energy (e.g. nuclear) using conventional and emerging technologies
  11. Analyze, design and retrofit existing conventional systems applying green energy management techniques for efficient and clean energy generation and distribution.
  12. Develop strategies and practices to effectively manage and optimize the generation, capture, storage, integration and distribution of energy from conventional, renewable, and/or clean energy sources.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.