Machinist Technician

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Program Information

Faculty:School of Manufacturing and Automation
Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Description:Start a career as a machinist in industries like oil and gas manufacturing and medical technology with this program that covers blueprint reading and process planning, machining and metal cutting with mills, drills, lathes and grinders.

This full-time program is a great way to start your career as a machinist — a rewarding and challenging trade with precision and craftsmanship as core attributes. As a Machinist Technician, you'll set up and operate precision equipment for the production of a variety of components and assemblies. Machinists make or modify primarily metal components to very fine tolerances. You will learn skills including, but not limited to: machining, machine set-up, blueprint reading, process planning, design validation, precision measurement and heat treatment.
URL:Machinist Technician at SAIT
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Machining Tool OperatorsContractors and Supervisors, Machining, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting TradesMachinistsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   Applied Mathematics  or   Pure Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 English 
Admission requirements

Successful completion of the following courses or equivalents:

Math 10C, Math 10-3, Pure Math 10, or Applied Math 10
English Language Arts 10-1 or English Language Arts 10-2
Science 10

All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

A pass mark in the SAIT Admission Examination (level 4) or equivalent is accepted in lieu of the above requirements.

* 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 May 04, 2020