START: Introduction to Manufacturing

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Free online course. Apply today.

Explore the many career opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing by completing a series of modules online focused on manufacturing processes and procedures, quality, safety and maintenance awareness.  This program provides insight into how work is done across a range of sectors including steel, automotive and plastics and food processing.  Discover the principles of automation and basic machining and manufacturing processes

How to apply:

Fill out the online application form or call 905-575-2489 if you have any questions.

Want to learn more? Register for an online information session. 




May 25 - August 21, 2020

Continuous Intake/learn at your own pace


Apply Online 


Explore the following programs that relate to Manufacturing:

Online course recommendations:

Broadband Internet connection, desktop or laptop computer (tablet is acceptable), basic computer skills (web browsing & email)

Student eligibility

We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, apprenticeship)
  • Live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered
  • High school completion is not a requirement

We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.

Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489

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This project is funded by the government of Canada’s Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness Program