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General information

Program code
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Academic area

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 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.


This program is accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE).

This accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for co-operative education programs in Canada, and recognizes Georgian's commitment to quality in co-op education.

CAFCE accreditation logo

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.


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


Mandatory Courses

  • CNCT1005 CNC Process and Fixture 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
  • 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