|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Kitchener|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||2 years/ 16 months|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,808 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$14,935), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: Applicants presenting work experience as part of their admission requirements must submit a resume and references.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country or, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
This full-time, two-year (16 months), Ontario College Graduate Certificate program will be of interest to graduates of engineering and engineering technology programs wanting to expand their theoretical knowledge by providing opportunities for complementary practical training and experience in a manufacturing shop learning environment.
Through practical courses, the student will be exposed to situations that arise in the workplace. Domestic and foreign-trained individuals will benefit from this program’s solid modelling, machining, and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming courses (machining option) or blueprint reading and welding symbols courses (welding option). In addition, applied learning opportunities include manufacturing shop projects and a capstone project which consolidates the theoretical and practical content.
Upon completion, students will be prepared to make an effective start in supervisory or managerial roles in a manufacturing environment. The program helps to develop leadership skills, and the ability to manage complex manufacturing processes and teams effectively to meet business goals. It includes quality assurance, process and project management with a focus on meeting challenges in a production environment from operational and strategic perspectives. Graduates will have an understanding of advancements in manufacturing processes, communications, human resources and safety practices to be able to effectively contribute in today’s manufacturing sector.
Graduates will be able to look for employment in small to large manufacturing and support industries including automation, automotive manufacturing suppliers, food and beverage processing and packaging, pharmaceutical, textiles and more as managers, supervisors or team leads with an enhanced applied perspective.