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Mechanical Techniques - CNC Programming

Mechanical Techniques - CNC Programming

Program Code:MATP
Campus:Jane
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate

Program Description

As a student of Mechanical Techniques - CNC Programming, you’ll benefit from a curriculum built on hands-on learning. You’ll spend a large portion of your time working in a practical setting, becoming proficient in metal machining operations and planning procedures, with emphasis on practical machining techniques. You'll be introduced to modern manufacturing processes including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming, Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM) software. This computer training will enhance your ability to set up and produce pieces in accordance with engineering drawing specifications.

Areas of Study

You'll study subjects that relate to and support the theory and practical aspects of metal machining. Areas of focus include metallurgy, mathematics, computer application software, machine theory and practice, measuring instruments, drafting and process planning.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Note:

Fees

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Your Career

There is a critical need for skilled Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programmers and operators in Ontario. After successfully completing this course, you will be well prepared for entry-level positions in a modern precision manufacturing environment.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
BPR101 Blueprint Reading
CNC101 Computer Numerical Control
EAC150 College English
MTH101 Mathematics
SHP101 Shop
THY101 Machining Theory
 
Semester 2
CAM204 Computer Assisted-Manufacturing & Design (CAM/CAD)
CNC204 CNC Manual Programming
MTH201 Technical Mathematics I
THY201 Machining Theory
TLD201 Tool Design
plus: General Education Course

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
BPR101 Blueprint Reading
CNC101 Computer Numerical Control
EAC150 College English
MTH101 Mathematics
SHP101 Shop
THY101 Machining Theory
 
Semester 2
CAM204 Computer Assisted-Manufacturing & Design (CAM/CAD)
CNC204 CNC Manual Programming
MTH201 Technical Mathematics I
THY201 Machining Theory
TLD201 Tool Design
plus: General Education Course

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Carsten Wuertz
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22803
Carsten.Wuertz@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Susan Gao
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22365
Susan.Gao@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Hamza Ansari
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33003
Hamza.Ansari@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Program Coordinator: Mark Khani
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 44363
Mark.Khani@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Romel Cipriani
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22446
Romel.Cipriani@senecacollege.ca
Additional Contacts:
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Videos

Centre for Advanced Technology graduates discuss career options

Students Fabrizio and Brian discuss the options available to graduates of the programs at Seneca College's Centre for Advanced Technologies - Jane Campus. Video


Learn more about the state-of-the-art equipment used at the Centre:

Co-ordinate Measuring Machine
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Stereo Lithography Machine
Program Co-ordinator Romel Cipriani talks about this "printer" that creates three dimensional objects. Video


White Light Scanner
Fabrizio and Program Co-ordinator Romel Cipriani Scanning explain how the scanner turns objects into computer files. Video


Wire Electrical Discharge Machine
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