British Columbia Institute of Technology


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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Energy
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Description:The machinist apprenticeship process requires time spent on the job and in-school training. A machinist trainee must complete a four-year program including 6,600 workplace hours and 600 in-school hours of training. After completion of training, a passing grade on the interprovincial exam will result in the B.C. Certificate of Apprenticeship, the B.C. Certificate of Qualification, and the Interprovincial Standard Endorsement, also known as Red Seal.

BCIT offers all four years of technical training for the machinist apprenticeship.
URL:Machinist at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:780 Hour(s)
Careers:Machining Tool OperatorsContractors and Supervisors, Machining, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting TradesMachinistsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must be registered apprentices.

    * 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 February 17, 2023