Duration/Start: Levels 1-4/Variable
Credential: Apprenticeship Training
Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine tools to precision cut, mill, turn, bore, drill or grind metal and similar materials into parts or products.
Trades Apprenticeship training takes place at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology at Assiniboine's North Hill Campus. Completed in 2010, this 130,000 square foot facility features innovative shops, laboratories and classrooms.
Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine tools to precision cut, mill, turn, bore, drill or grind metal and similar materials into parts or products. They study specifications and drawings, calculate dimensions and tolerances, and then measure, set up and manufacture their projects. Machinists enjoy working with metal using hand and power tools. Their work is both creative and precise, requiring a high degree of skill. Machinists need manual dexterity, good eyesight, good hand-eye co-ordination, mechanical ability and estimation abilities. They work in both metric and imperial measurements and have strong fundamentals in mathematics and metallurgy.
For more information, please contact:
100-111 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T4
Phone: (204) 945-3337
Fax: (204) 948-2346
Toll-Free: 1-877-978-7233 (1-877-97-TRADE)