General Machinist - 429A

Mohawk College Certificate
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the General Machinist trade.
Overview

Program Highlights

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  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

What you'll learn

  • How to create precision parts for a wide variety of applications.

  • Hone your skills in order to work with precision parts to within tolerances of .001”/.01mm

  • Acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills associated with various machine tools including drill presses, grinders, saws as well as both manual and computer numerical control (CNC) mills and lathes.

  • Understand the concepts of metrology which include the use and care of precision measuring instruments and interpreting engineering drawings.

  • Learn to write and post CNC programs, create drawings in Mastercam and manufacture parts to specific tolerances on 3 and 4-axis CNC machines.

Program Structure

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Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training. 

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam. 

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Admission

Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to registered apprentices who are members in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Please contact your Employment and Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to add Mohawk College as your school preference.

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

This apprenticeship consists of 8,000 hours:

Opportunities

Opportunities

Where you can go next:

View our internal pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Your future career option:

  • General Industrial Machinists
  • Industrial Designers
  • Machining Tool Operators
  • CNC Operator
  • CNC Programmer
  • CNC Setup Operator

Where you could work includes: 

  • Automotive Industry
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Mould and Die Industry
  • Structural and Engineering
  • Machine Manufacturing

Opportunities for grads:

  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes for apprenticeship programs, are defined within the Curriculum Training Standard for each trade, and set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

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The Curriculum Standards are developed by the Ontario College of Trades in consultation with representatives from the trade and Training Delivery Agent instructors.

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Multiple Intakes

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Meet Jason Dobson a 2006 graduate of the General Machinist Apprenticeship program here at Mohawk College Watch the Video »