College of the North Atlantic


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Program Information

School:College of the North Atlantic
Faculty:School of Industrial Trades
Field of Study:Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Description:This red seal program is designed to train individuals in the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to set up and operate precision metal cutting and grinding machines such as lathes, milling machines, drills, shapers, boring mills and grinders. A variety of equipment is used to manufacture, install, operate, adjust and repair machine tools and other machines in common use. Duties of a machinist include: study specifications, charts, drawings or sample parts to determine the machining operating to be performed, calculate dimensions and tolerances, and prepare working sketches if necessary, set up and operate tools, which may be computer numerically controlled, to perform precision machining operations. Work could either be in job shops or production jobs. In job shops, you will make a wide variety of repair parts for different types of machinery and industrial equipment in different situations. In production shops, you will produce parts using mass production methods including CNC machining and other tools.
URL:Machinist at College of the North Atlantic
Length:37 Week(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.
    This program requires high school graduation, a Grade XI Certificate, or a Comprehensive Arts and Science Certificate.

    * 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 December 16, 2022