Introduction to Tool Making
Program Duration: 2.5 months / 3 modules per day (approx 160 hrs)
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.
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
- 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.
- Air transport
- Aircraft and parts manufacturing
- Guided missiles, space vehicles, and parts
- Satellite communications
- Search, detection, and navigation guidance
Job Placement SupportPlease contact us for information about our job placement support services.
MedianMedian: $26.90/hour The salary for this position ranges from $15 to 36 per hour.
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.