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Mechanical Technician - General Machinist

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Description:Are you attracted to modern manufacturing technologies and enjoy working with machines? This skills-based program prepares you for entry into the precision machining skilled trade or a related career in the manufacturing sector including apprenticeship through the study of computer integrated manufacturing applications. This program covers all the learning outcomes for Level 1 and Level 2 of the related apprenticeship program in Ontario. A graduate of this program may not be required to complete the in-school apprenticeship training or take an exemption exam for Levels 1 and 2 should they choose to pursue a general machinist apprenticeship. As a student in the program you have the opportunity to apply to the co-op stream in second term. The The optional co-op stream includes two back-to-back co-op work terms. Due to the placement of co-op work terms, the academic semesters are fall/winter in year 1 and winter/spring in year 2.

For more information please contact our Student Recruitment staff at trades@conestogac.on.ca.
URL:Mechanical Technician - General Machinist at Conestoga College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,878
International: $15,932
Enrolment #:25
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Machining, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting TradesMachinistsTool and Die MakersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status (See Mature Student definition for details.), Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270), and Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics (MATH1420).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum 65% session weighted average as well as successful completion of Precision Machining Theory I (MACH1940) and Precision Machining Practice I (MACH1955).

    * 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 30, 2020