Nova Scotia Community College

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Description:Manufacturing and industrial environments rely on two methods of machining – conventional hand-controlled methods and computer numerical control (CNC). With CNC, a computerized machine is programmed for very fine and detailed work and automation. This program will train you in both methods so that you can enter the job market qualified to work in the machining industries.

Graduates may find employment as machinists in manufacturing or processing plants, refineries, pulp and paper mills, mines, shipyards, and in private machine shops.
URL:Machining at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,762
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Machining, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting TradesMachinistsTool and Die MakersSee More...

Admission Requirements


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

    High school diploma or equivalent.

    * 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 13, 2018