Program Learning Outcomes - 552

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. Diagnose, solve, troubleshoot, and document technical problems involving computing devices using appropriate methodologies.
  2. Integrate multiple software and hardware components using appropriate network architecture.
  3. Participate in analyzing, planning, designing, and developing the architecture of computing devices and systems.
  4. Plan, install, configure, modify, test, and maintain a variety of computer systems to meet functional requirements.
  5. Apply principles of digital and analog circuits to the implementation of embedded computing devices.
  6. Analyze, build, test, implement, and maintain applications.
  7. Evaluate and document security issues associated with a variety of computing devices and propose alternatives to increase product reliability.
  8. Articulate, defend, and conform to workplace expectations found in technology environments.
  9. Contribute to the successful completion of the project applying the project management principles in use.

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.