- Program Description
- Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses
- Admission and Registration
- Next Steps
- Additional Information
- Frequently Asked Questions
- College Resources
- Program Contact
Intended for individuals employed, or seeking employment, in the industrial mechanical area who wish to enhance their knowledge of general machine shop practice and/or to improve practical skills on specific, conventional machine tools. Machine Tool Operators may operate machine tools such as lathes, drilling machines, milling machines, grinders, or special purpose machines to machine work piece on a production basis. Tasks performed on the job include lifting, positioning and securing work piece and work holding devices, reading and interpreting mechanical drawings, inspecting work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications using various measuring and checking instruments, changing and sharpening worn or defective cutting tools.
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
- Grade 12 Mathematics
- Strong mechanical aptitude
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Bursary funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.
Students in this program may also be interested in:
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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