|School:||Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology|
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Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
|Description:||Upon graduation from this program, you will have gained the skills and knowledge necessary to use the latest computer software to assist in the manufacture of production tools. You’ll learn to develop basic press tooling and moulds, in accordance with production requirements. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience the practical production considerations of tool design as you gain experience in a fully equipped machining lab. After four semesters, you’ll be ready to accept exciting and rewarding entry–level positions with a wide variety of tooling manufacturers. After graduation, you can transfer directly into the third year of the Mechanical Engineering Technology – Industrial Design program.
Your studies will include both the theoretical and practical aspects of designing production tools. Areas of study include die design, jig and fixture design, mould design, metallurgy, mathematics, pneumatics and hydraulics, manufacturing processes, interpreting engineering drawings, and machine theory and practice. To maximize your practical introduction into the field of manufacturing, semesters one and two follow the required Ontario Government In–School Curriculum for the Tool and Die, Mould Maker and Machinist trades (Level 1/Common Core and Level 2).
|Website:||Mechanical Engineering Technician (Tool Design) at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology|
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These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), OR CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50
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* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.
Modified on June 5, 2014