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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Mechanical Technician – Tool Making

The fast route to apprenticeship – and to a career in tool making.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Semester 1    
ENGI11044 Precision Machining 1a 6
ENGI14998 Precision Machining 1b 6
ENGI18634 Manufacturing Trade Safety 3
MATH14207 Trade Calculations 1 3
APPL19402 Computer Applications 3
PMTC91002 Trade Blue Print Reading 1 3
COMM15586 Industrial Workplace Preparation 3
Total:   27
Semester 2    
ENGI19207 Precision Machining 2 13
CADD13685 Concepts and Mechanical Application 3
MATH22350 Trade Calculations 2 3
CNCM14579  CNC Manual Part Programming 3
ENGI24310 Trade Blue Print Reading 2 3
Cross College General Elective 3
Total:   28
Semester 3    
ENGI10408 Tool Making 10
MATH20036 Trade Calculations 3 3
CNCM10146 CNC Set-up and Machining 3
CNCM15738 CNC Computerized Programming 3
ENGI21486 Fluid Power 3
  Cross College General Elective 3
Total:   25
Semesters 4–7 (Fall, Winter, Spring, Fall)  
  Work Placement – Minimum 2,000 hours  
Semester 8    
ENGI10009 Advanced Tool Making 15
CADD23223 Parametric Solid Modelling for Machining Trades 4
ENGI54635 Quality Assurance Metrology 3
CNCM17545 Cutter Paths and 3D Models 3
BUSM14998G Entrepreneurism Concepts, Trends and Challenges 3
Total:   28

Note:  Course subject to change

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