Tyler Magri
Alumnus and provincial CNC milling champion

Mechanical Technician - Precision Skills

General information

Program code
MTPS
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Co-op
Yes
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2016 Barrie
Fall 2017 Barrie

Program description

Students safely set-up and operate standard machine tools and complex machining equipment, such as CNC lathes and mills. Knowledge and skills learned are used to repair or manufacture components, assist with design of jigs, fixtures, tools, moulds and dies and perform troubleshooting to enact repairs on production tooling. Students use accurate testing methods to ensure accuracy of manufactured components.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 11* or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U) *Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U); plus any Grade 11* or 12 College level Mathematics (MBF3C, MAP4C or MCT4C) or 11* or 12 University level Mathematics (MCF3M, MCV4U, MHF4U, MCB4U, MGA4U or MDM4U). (*Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics MBF3C or MCF3M). Also recommended: Grade 11 or Grade 12 Technological Design (TDJ3M, TDJ4M); Grade 11 or Grade 12 Manufacturing Engineering Technology (TMJ3C and/or TMJ4C).

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course and most credit mathematics courses taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology foundation and Technology fundamentals*
  • Equivalent courses in English and mathematics taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications and business, apprentice or technical mathematics*
  • Mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses and most mathematics credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English and mathematics that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Pathways

View the Mech Techn-Precision Skills articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

Courses

Mandatory Courses

CNCT1005 CNC Process and Fixturing Technology
CNCT1012 CAD CAM Design 1
CNCT2009 CAD Cam Design 2
CNCT2010 CNC Manufacturing (Design and Applications)
TDIE1001 Basic Machine Tool Application
TDIE2003 Integration of Manufacturing Processes
MATH1018 Introduction to Technical Mathematics
TDIE1013 Basic Machine Tool Theory
TDIE1014 Adv Machine Tool Applications
TDIE2008 Advanced Tool Making Theory
CNCT1013 CNC Applications 1
CNCT1014 CNC Applications 2
TDIE1015 Interpreting Engineering Drawings
TDIE1016 Advanced Machine Tool Theory
TDIE2010 Basic Tool Making Theory
TDIE2011 Basic Tool Making Applications

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Term

COOP1021 Mechanical Technician Work Term 1

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