Machinist Technician

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Program Information

Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Description:The Machinist Technician program includes the material from the first and second year Machinist apprenticeship periods, as well as some additional machining and manufacturing techniques (including a significant CNC component). Students are provided with theoretical and practical instruction in operating and setting up machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, drill presses and CNC equipment. Considerable attention is paid to hands-on training, with over 50 per cent of students’ time spent in a shop/lab setting. Topics such as blueprint reading, trade mathematics, metallurgy, computer aided manufacturing, computer aided design and welding are also covered.
URL:Machinist Technician at SAIT
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,105
Careers:Machining Tool OperatorsMachinistsTool and Die Makers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Pure Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 English 

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 09, 2010