CNC Lathe Production Technician

Median: $21/hour

The salary for this position ranges from $15 to 29.50 per hour


Labour demand and labour supply are expected to be broadly in line for this occupation group over the period of 2015-2024 at the national level.

Employment type

98% of all workers in this occupation work full-time.


Women make up 9% of the workers in this occupational group.

Brief Program Description

The CNC Lathe Production Technician program is a 9-week online program designed to help students gain the skills and knowledge required for work as entry-level CNC lathe production technicians.

CNC lathe technicians work from blueprints, or computer-aided design (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files. They set up and operate CNC machine tools and monitor the feed and speed of machines and measure, examine and test completed products for defects.

Hiring Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Consumer products
  • Electrical equipment
  • Marine
  • Medical devices
Admission Requirements

Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or equivalent

Program Prerequisites


Program Duration

2 months completing 3 modules a day (130.8 hours)


CAD $3,200
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