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Next Cohort: May 1-May 1
May 1-May 1
Sep 5 - Sep 5 2025
This program provides students with opportunities to acquire precision skills that are in high demand within the advanced manufacturing sector. Students learn to safely set-up and operate conventional machine tools and other complex machining equipment, such as CNC lathes, mills and accessories. They develop the knowledge and skills to manufacture components, assist with design of jigs and fixtures, tools, moulds and dies and perform troubleshooting to enact repairs on production tooling. Through experiential learning opportunities, students use accurate measuring and testing methods to ensure precision in a variety of manufactured components.
This program prepares the graduate for the Aerospace, Energy, Mining, and Automotive industries, along with advanced manufacturing facilities. Career path options include CNC Programmers, CNC Set-Up Technicians, Tool and Die Makers, Mould Makers, Millwrights and General Machinists, as well as many other precision manufacturing opportunities.
What You’ll Learn
- Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
- Apply quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
- Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
- Apply sustainability best practices in workplaces.
- Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical and manufacturing projects.
- Analyze and solve mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanics.
- Interpret, prepare and modify mechanical drawings and other related technical documents.
- Perform technical measurements accurately using appropriate instruments and equipment.
- Manufacture, assemble, maintain and repair mechanical components according to required specifications.
- Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of projects.
- Employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession.
- Apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities.
All co-operative education programs at Georgian contain mandatory work term experiences aligned with program learning outcomes. Co-op work terms are designed to integrate academic learning with work experience, supporting the development of industry specific competencies and employability skills.
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Next Cohort: May 1-May 1