School of Trades and Technology

Mechanical Technician – Machinist

42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Learn to produce custom parts for any type of vehicle or machinery

Overview

Take control of your future by training in this highly in-demand career field. You will be taught by our industry-trained faculty and staff in our 8,000 sq. ft. lab. Students receive extensive training on manual machines as well as automated Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining equipment and gain skills to produce custom parts for virtually any type of vehicle or machinery. Mechanical technicians are sought after in a number of industries including automotive, mining, forestry and aviation, to name a few. 

Includes a two-week work placement. 

Your Future Career

  • Machinist
  • Tool and die maker
  • Mould and die maker
  • CNC machinist
  • CNC programmer
  • Jobber shop machinist

What You Learn

  • CNC machining and programming
  • Operation of precision tools
  • Blueprint reading and interpretation
  • Technical mathematics
  • Workshop technology theory and practice

Flexible Exit Option – Receive a Mechanical Techniques Ontario College Certificate after 28 weeks.

NOTE: Successful completion is equivalent to Level 1 Apprenticeship in-class portion.

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

MSO100 Basics of Blueprint Reading
MSO160 Basic Machine Shop Theory
MSO165 Practical Applications and Projects I
MST162 Technical Mathematics
PFN100 Personal Finance
CMM125 College Communication

Semester 2

MSO255 Blueprint Reading II
MSO270 Precision Machining and CNC Processes
MSO280 Practical Applications and Projects II
MST113 Physics
PSY123 Applied Psychology

Semester 3

MSO370 Precision CNC Machining - Lathe & Vertical Mill
MSO385 Practical Applications - CNC Projects I
SLD100 Solidworks I
GENED General Education Elective - Online
MSO390 Work Placement (2 weeks)

2019-2020 42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $5440.5 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $6627.22

2019-2020 42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $24845.95 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $26619.67
Ontario College Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

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Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca