School of Trades and Technology

Mechanical Technician – Machinist

42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Take control of your future by training in this highly in-demand career field.

Overview

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. 


Flexible Exit Option – Receive a Mechanical Techniques Ontario College Certificate after 21 weeks.

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

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

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

MSO 100 Basics of Blueprint Reading
MSO 160 Basic Machine Shop Theory
MSO 165 Practical Applications and Projects I
MSO 162 Technical Mathematics
PFN 100 Personal Finance
CMM 125 College Communications

Semester 2

MSO 170 Blueprint Reading II (7 wks)
MSO 175 Precision Machining Processes (7 wks)
MSO 180 Practical Applications and Projects II (7 wks)
MSO 220 Blueprint Reading III - Advanced (7 wks)
MSO 225 Introduction to CNC Machinist and Programming (7 wks)
MSO 230 Practical Applications and Projects III (7 wks)
MST 113 Physics
GENED General Education Elective Online
PSY 123 Applied Psychology

Semester 3

MSO 370 Precision CNC Machining - Lathe and Vertical Mill
MSO 375 Practical Applications - CNC Projects I
SLD 100 Solidworks I
MSO 390 Work Placement (2 weeks)

2018-2019 42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $6045 $1346 - - $7391

2018-2019 42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $24122.28 $2259 - - $26381.28
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