Industrial Design with Co-op

The Industrial Design with Co-op program prepares the students for employment in product design through a combination of theory, hands-on learning and work experience.

The Industrial Design Program provides a strong knowledge and skills foundation to enable graduates to enter this diverse industry at entry-level. This intensive program teaches students the fundamentals of drafting and design, materials, and manufacturing. Students are also exposed to teachings in photography, branding, and business principles such as cost and profitability, marketing and documentation.

This is an extremely diverse field with Career opportunities in all types of product design including: furniture, lighting, lifestyles, games, toys and many others, In addition to classroom teachings, students will need to attend Workshop to become familiar with hand and power precision tools to produce prototypes and model making.

This program also includes a professional work experience placement and the production of a professional portfolio.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the design and documentation process, critical thinking and solutions in relation to the building systems and cost disciplines, from creativity to reality
  • Ability to develop and master the necessary skills in freehand and digital drawings, visual presentation techniques and communication skills that are the essential tools needed
  • Application of all learned knowledge: for a balanced and integrated design to the building system.

Diploma Program

Total Program Hours:
2272 Hours
Full-Time Program Length:
114 Weeks
(Includes holidays and professional days)
Program content is subject to change.

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Career Opportunities

Digital Technologist
Industrial Designer
Product Designer
Prototyping & Model Maker
Admission Requirements:
  • Grade 12 / GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be “true certified copies” or originals)
  • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 20/40 in the English Assessment and a minimum score of 20/40 in the Math Assessment (with a minimum composite score of 42/80)
Domestic Students:
  • Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the
    English Entrance Assessment
  • Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of Math 10, 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the
    Math Entrance Assessment
International Students:
  • International students can meet the Math Entrance Assessment requirement by providing an equivalent to Canadian High School Math 10, 11 or 12 with a passing grade
    of ‘C’. The credential must be evaluated and verified.
  • International students can meet the English requirement by completing or demonstrating one of the following three options:
    • Sprott Shaw’s English Language Assessment, OR
    • Minimum IELTS Score 5.5 overall or iBT TOFEL Score of 70, OR
    • Completion of an ESL program from one of SSC’s partnered ESL schools
Diploma Requirements:
  • Completion of Portfolio to the industry standard and attendance to the portfolio show
  • Non-Attendance to the portfolio show must be approved subject to the review and signed by two industry experts
  • 70% average scored upon successful completion of all courses and the required number of attested practicum hours
* Industrial Design with Co-op was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Students can expect to complete one to three hours of homework per day.

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Courses List

This 114 week Diploma program requires the student to complete the following courses.

1040 hours, 52 weeks

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