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Duration
2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Certificate
School
Electronics & Mechanical Engineering Technology

About the Program

This eight-month certificate program will introduce you to modern manufacturing techniques including programming and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAM). You will study both theory and practical aspects of modern metal machining and cutting while focusing on programming, advanced manufacturing techniques and interpreting engineering drawings.

Work Experience

Apprenticeship

Once you complete this program, you may begin an apprenticeship with an employer as a tool and die maker, mould maker and general machinist.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Mechanical engineering technologist or technician
  • Machine maintenance specialist
  • Tool and die maker
  • Mould maker
  • General machinist
  • Industrial maintenance technician
  • Tool designer
  • Technical sales
  • CNC programmer
  • CNC setup operator

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical and manufacturing projects
  • Test and solve standard mechanical problems
  • Perform technical measurements using equipment
  • Assist in manufacturing, assembling, maintaining mechanical components
  • Apply quality control procedures to meet industry standards
  • Use current technologies to support the creation of mechanical and manufacturing projects

Professional Certification

Graduates are eligible to write the exemption test for two of the common curriculum trades: tool and die maker, mould maker and general machinist, as specified by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.