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CNC OPERATOR

The Production Equipment Operation program is designed to train you to apply, in whole or in part, the process for manufacturing a product.

5810 – Diploma of Vocational Studies

Description

The Production Equipment Operation program is designed to train you to apply, in whole or in part, the process for manufacturing a product.

You will be able to prepare raw and processed materials and machinery; operate conventional or automated production equipment; ensure quality control of manufactured products; handle raw materials and products; prepare products for shipping; and carry out preventive maintenance on the equipment made available to you.

Training includes:

  •  Operating a Computerized Numerical Controller (CNC)
  •  Maintaining machinery
  •  Quality control
  •  Read and understand technical drawings
Jobs

Employment opportunities:

  • CNC operator (metal)
  •  Could also apply to : plastic, rubber, granite and other materials
Prerequisite

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the CNC program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:


Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.
OR

Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.


OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the general development test, or recognition of equivalent learning.


OR
Persons having earned Secondary II credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

Duration
HoursStatement of the Competency
30The Trade and the Training Process
75Interpreting Technical Drawings
15Health and Safety
90Shopwork
15Job Search Techniques
105Operating Conventional Machinery
105Operating an Automated Production System
90Maintaining Machinery
75Solving Mathematical Problems
45Industrial Manufacturing Processes
30Using a Computerized Workstation
60Quality Control
HoursStatement of the Competency
30Handling Materials
90Entering the Work Force
45New Types of Work Organization

TOTAL : 7 months (900 hours)

Fees

PAYABLE UPON ACCEPTATION IN THE PROGRAM

Student Fee (non-refundable) : $40.00   

Program Service Fee (non-refundable) : $90.00

PAYABLE BEFORE THE START OF CLASS

Mandatory Items Paid at Centre

Department created Instruction Booklets : $25.00

5 T-shirts with centre logo (black): $50.00

Shop Projects: $50.00

Deposit for broken tools and for use of toolbox while on stage : $150.00

All costs are non-refundable

Costs are subject to change without notice 

RAC

Have some previous secretarial experience ?

Recognition of Acquired Competencies could shorten the time between you and your diploma.