Introduction to Tool Making

Median: $26.90/hour

The salary for this position ranges from $15 to 36 per hour


The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Employment type

Nearly all workers in this occupation work full-time.


Women make up 3% of the workers in this occupational group.

Brief Program Description

The Introduction to Tool Making program is an 11 week online program designed to help students gain the skills and knowledge required for work as entry-level tool makers.

This program was developed with input from industry partners to ensure that aerospace tool makers attain mastery of the art of creating aerospace tooling.

Entry-level tool makers analyze specifications, layout metal stock, set up and operate machine tools and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures and gauges.

Hiring Industries

  • Air transport
  • Aircraft and parts manufacturing
  • Guided missiles, space vehicles, and parts
  • Satellite communications
  • Search, detection, and navigation guidance
Admission Requirements

Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or equivalent

Program Prerequisites


Program Duration

2.5 months completing 3 modules a day (160 hours)


CAD $3,200
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