Georgian College

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Mechanical Technician - Precision Skills

Georgian College

Faculty:Skilled Trades
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,358

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and includes domestic compulsory ancillary fees.

Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Machining, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting TradesMachinistsTool and Die Makers


Students safely set-up and operate standard machine tools and complex machining equipment, such as CNC lathes and mills. Knowledge and skills learned are used to repair or manufacture components, assist with design of jigs, fixtures, tools, moulds and dies and perform troubleshooting to enact repairs on production tooling. Students use accurate testing methods to ensure accuracy of manufactured components.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U), and any Grade 11* or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U) *Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M).

* 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 14, 2022