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Introduction to Tool Making

Program Fee: $3,200.00

Program Duration: 2.5 months / 3 modules per day (approx 160 hrs)

*Registration is FREE. Our advisors are available to address your questions. Price quoted are in Canadian funds, per person, per registration, and does not include any applicable taxes. Subject to change without prior notice.

Course Description

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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.

Course Details

Learning Objectives

Students considering this program should work with an employer partner to secure an apprenticeship prior to enrolling.

  • Tool Essentials in Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Fastener Basics
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Drawings
  • Measurement Tools for Manufacturing
  • Math Foundations
  • Workplace Safety Awareness
  • Career Building Skills
  • Tooling Capstone Project

Admission

  • Recommended CLB 7 (Canadian Language Benchmark)—Equivalent to IELTS 6 or TOEFL 77-99
  • Have access to a device that meets the system requirements to use Northwest Skills Institute online courses.

Hiring Industries

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

Job Placement Support

Please contact us for information about our job placement support services.

Median

Median: $26.90/hour The salary for this position ranges from $15 to 36 per hour.
*Registration is FREE. Our advisors are available to address your questions. Price quoted are in Canadian funds, per person, per registration, and does not include any applicable taxes. Subject to change without prior notice.

Preparing you for success

The Northwest Skills Institute is an industry focused training organization.

Our programs are geared specifically for industry, making students more qualified and READY FOR WORK.

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