Practical CNC Machining (Part-time)
Credential: Certificate of Achievement Program Code: 1304 School: Engineering Information Technology
About the Program
The intent of the Practical CNC Machining program is to address the practical machining skills needed by students who are studying CNC programming. This part-time program will be approximately 142 hours in duration and encompass a mixture of theoretical and practical knowledge with a focus on practical applications in the CNC machining environment.
All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.
- Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and conduct research in the English language.
- Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form
- Attach proof of Admission Requirements
- Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements
How to Apply
Students may obtain a Conestoga College Program Application Form from any Conestoga College campus, OR by writing directly to the Registrar s Office, OR by using the college website at www.conestogac.on.ca/admissions/forms
Send completed applications to:
299 Doon Valley Dr
Canada N2G 4M4
How to Register for Courses
Go to How to Register for detailed registration information.
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.
For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca
Program Related Resources
- Solve routine technical problems relating to CNC setup in the shop environments using a variety of systematic approaches.
- Interpret basic graphics and other standard technical documents needed to complete CNC setup and operations.
- Create and edit CNC programs.
- Perform basic technical measurements using appropriate tools specific to CNC setup and operations.
- Work safely and effectively within a shop environment in compliance with health and safety legislation and organizational procedures and practices.
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