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Mechanical Techniques - Precision Machining and Tooling

Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
College Code:
CONS
School:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Program Code:
1428
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
DO
Academic Year:
2018 / 2019

About the Program

This one-year certificate program prepares students for a high demand career in the advanced manufacturing sector through introduction to theoretical and hands-on training, on both CNC and conventional machines. Graduates may be eligible to enter directly into the second year of the Mechanical Technician - General Machinist or Tool and Die/Tool Maker or the non-funded CNC program. In addition, a graduate of this program may not be required to complete the in-school apprenticeship training for level 1 should they choose to pursue a general machinist or tool and die/tool maker apprenticeship.

Program Information

Length: One-year Ontario College Certificate program
Delivery Sequence: Doon (Kitchener) - September/2018 - Fall | Winter
Location: Doon (Kitchener)
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 24

Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Tuition & Fees

Tuition fee details for the 2018-2019 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional.

Domestic Fees

Estimated fees based upon the previous academic year (2017 / 2018) for Mechanical Techniques - Precision Machining and Tooling - Program # 1428

Doon - Fall 2018 Level 1 & 2 (Program Start: 2018-09-04)
Description Fall 2018 Winter 2019
Full-time Program Tuition $1498.00 $1498.00
Student Priority Fee $50.65 $50.65
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $28.45 $28.45
Administration Fee $25.90 $25.90
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI Capital Development Fee $72.65 $72.65
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $5.75 $5.75
CSI Health Plan Fee $295.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
CSI Legal Protection $28.00 $0.00
Session Total $2340.40 $2017.40
Year Total   $4357.80

International Fees

Estimated International fees based upon the previous academic year (2017 / 2018) for
Mechanical Techniques - Precision Machining and Tooling - Program # 1428


Doon - Fall 2018 Level 1 & 2 (Program Start: 2018-09-04)
Description Fall 2018 Winter 2019
International Program Tuition $6000.00 $6000.00
Student Priority Fee $50.65 $50.65
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $28.45 $28.45
Administration Fee $25.90 $25.90
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI Capital Development Fee $72.65 $72.65
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $5.75 $5.75
CSI Health Plan Fee $295.00 $0.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00
International Health Fee $485.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
CSI Legal Protection $28.00 $0.00
Session Total $7702.40 $6894.40
Year Total   $14596.80

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Services/Awards.

Graduate Opportunities

A graduate of this program is able to analyze job requirements and determine job sequencing to manufacture parts to ensure a quality product. Graduates may hold positions such as an apprenticeship in a precision machining trade or other employment within the manufacturing sector, including manual or CNC machine operators

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Program Courses

Course Details (1428)
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
COMM1085 College Reading & Writing Skills

Description: This course focuses on the reading, writing and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse, summarize, and discuss a variety of readings and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising in response to written prompts. This course prepares students for post-secondary writing tasks, research, and documentation.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

DRWG1330 Mechanical Engineering Drawings

Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the skills necessary to read shop-related blueprints. The student will then be able to transfer dimensioned information to measurements on a workpiece, identify the features of a workpiece by interpreting a two or three view mechanical drawing, sketch to scale the three principle views of a workpiece or a pictorial view, and demonstrate layout procedures.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MACH1940 Precision Machining Theory I

Description: This course will introduce students to the theory involved in the safe and efficient operation of conventional machine tools used in a manufacturing environment as well as the application of metallurgy, metrology and industrial safety regulations.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MACH1955 Precision Machining Practice I

Description: This course will introduce the student to hands on machining processes and applications involved in the safe operation of machine tools.
Hours: 154
Credits: 8
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH1040 Applied Technical Mathematics

Description: This course will provide an understanding of terminology, basic concepts and applications of algebra, geometry and introductory trigonometry in solving technical problems pertaining to metal machining. The fundamentals of International System of Units (SI) will be discussed to assist students in developing a functional knowledge of the metric system. Students will perform occupational calculations in the imperial and metric systems to solve technical problems and will read and interpret data pertaining to metal machining.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
MACH1165 CNC Manual Programming

Description: This course introduces the student to manual CNC programming. Students will be required to produce CNC turning/machining center programs then verify programs utilizing CNC simulation software and CNC machine tools.
Hours: 84
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MACH1965 Precision Machining Theory II

Description: This course continues with precision theory for general machining and tool and die. Advanced turning, milling and grinding theory as well as the principles involved in metal cutting will allow the student to machine complex components.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MACH1975 Precision Machining Practice II

Description: This course continues with advanced practice for general machining and tool and die. Advanced turning, milling and grinding processes will be utilized to allow the student to machine complex components.
Hours: 140
Credits: 7
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Program Outcomes

Program Advisory Committees

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For a list of the current members, please visit our Program Advisory Committees.

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Domestic students should apply online at www.ontariocolleges.ca or by phone at 1-888-892-2228.

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Detailed steps on the application process may help you to apply.

International students should apply online using the Conestoga College International Application Portal. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Interested students should check the listing of open programs on our international students web page before applying.
For program information, call the Information Centre at 519-748-5220 ext 3656.

Disclaimer

The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.

Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for completing any new or additional courses that may result due to changes in the program of study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs must complete the program of study within seven years of being admitted to the program.

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Program Status (Domestic)
Start DateCampusStatus**
SEP, 2018 Doon Open
** Status applicable to domestic students
Program status for international students

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