CNC Machining Centre 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 stands for Computer Numerical Controlled machines. A CNC Machining Centre Production Technician operates some of the manufacturing industry’s most advanced machines and robots to transform raw materials into high-quality parts. CNC machining center technicians work from blueprints, or computer-aided design (CAD), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files.

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 (131 hours)


CAD $2,620
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