FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS CNCMF-CT CNC Machinist Technician

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMM-1173Communication Strategies
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Everyone communicates, but are they doing it well? Communicative competence takes practice and self-awareness. By developing their communication skills, the student will improve their interpersonal ability, intercultural competence, and digital fluency to prepare the student for success in the workplace. In Communication Strategies, the student will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically and collaboratively. The strategies the student will gain in this course will be useful throughout their program and in their chosen industry.

MANU-1049Milling Machine Operations 1
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Students will learn the basics of manual milling machine operation. Students will produce basic projects by using a variety of milling operations and working to tolerances typically found in industry. Students will also learn to calculate spindle speeds and feed rates for various operations.

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MANU-1050Lathe Operations 1
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Students will learn the basics of manual lathe operation. Students will produce basic projects containing internal and external features and working to tolerances typically found in industry. Students will also learn to perform calculations for screw threads and spindle speeds.

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MANU-1053Interpreting Engineering Drawings
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In this course, students will be provided with an understanding of trade-related print reading skills and will learn to correctly calculate and interpret information from production drawings. Conventional drafting and sketching techniques, object representation, and symbol applications as they relate to the interpretation and understanding of working drawings and specifications will be covered.

MANU-1054Intro to CNC Machines
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Students will learn concepts related to the operation and function of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines, types of CNC machines, construction and axis designation. Students will have an opportunity to become familiar with the control and manual movement of machines. Students will also learn to set up vises and fixtures in preparation for machining operations.

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MANU-1060Quality Inspection With GD&T and CMM
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This course focuses on measuring and gauging geometric tolerances - the fundamentals of dimensional metrology. Students will learn to identify appropriate features on various parts and how they are related, in addition to learning the basic skills of using inspection tools and equipment required to perform basic open set-ups on a variety of parts that are typical of what is found in industry. Students will apply principles of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing to the inspection and manufacturing processes following the ANSI Y14.5 M-1982 Standard. As well, students will inspect various parts using proper quality control methods. The methodology for proper verification, safe and proper use of lab equipment and facilities, and final report format will be modeled.

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MANU-1061CAD Fundamentals
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This course introduces students to solid modelling using Solid Edge and the fundamental knowledge required to generate engineering drawings of mechanical components. Students will learn how to develop and modify solid models as well as shop drawings.

MANU-1062CNC Manual Programming
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Student will learn to produce basic CNC programs for Machining and Turning Centres. Students will learn basic codes required to produce projects, as well as correct program format. The programs created in this course will be used to produce projects on the machines in CNC Turning Centre Operation 1 and CNC Machining Centre Operation 1.

MANU-1064Lean Manufacturing
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In today's world more and more organizations are realizing how important eliminating wasted resources, improving quality, and customer satisfaction is in order to sustain a competitive business. This course will introduce students to the philosophy, terminology, and concepts that companies and organizations are using to be competitive in global manufacturing and service industry.

MANU-1065Intro to Plastics Manufacturing
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This course will provide an introduction to many of the processes production methods used to create plastic components, as well as the underlying chemical processes. Students will learn to select the appropriate production method and polymer for a given component.

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MANU-1066Intro to Non-destructive Testing
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Non-destructive testing (NDT) involves a number of inspection techniques designed to detect discontinuities or defects, such as cracks, in different types of materials. NDT is used in many fields including the aircraft industry, pipelines, manufacturing, automotive servicing, and many others. The NDT course is designed to familiarize students with different NDT methods.

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MANU-2050Lathe Operations 2
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Students will learn advanced manual lathe operations such as internal and external taper turning. In addition, students will learn how to perform calculations related to taper production.

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MANU-2062CNC Machining Centre Operation 1
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Students will learn to setup and operate a typical CNC Machining Centre found in industry. Program editing and troubleshooting will also be a component of the course. Students will also learn to make adjustments to machine offsets to control part size.

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MANU-2063CNC Turning Centre Operation 1
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Students will learn to setup and operate a typical CNC Turning Centre found in industry. Program editing and troubleshooting will also be a component of the course. Students will also learn to make adjustments to machine offsets to control part size.

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MATH-1082Mathematics for Manufacturing
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This is an introductory mathematics course for CAD designer and drafter. Algebra, geometry, and trigonometry will be introduced to prepare students to solve mathematical problems at a technician level. Students will learn and employ mathematical strategies such as models, geometric representations, formulas, algebraic equations, and mathematical reasoning.

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SAFE-1042Machine Shop Tools and Safety
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Students will learn the required safety necessary to perform work in the machine shop. Specific work procedures for each piece of machinery will be covered.  In addition to safety, this course contains topics including hand tools, layout tools and procedures; mechanical hardware including fasteners, bearings, seals and lubrication; an introduction to forklifts and rigging.

SCIE-1046Science for Manufacturing
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Students will learn the basic science of pure metal alloys and heat treatment methods and their effect on metals. In addition, students will learn physical science principals including force, stress, horsepower, and efficiency.

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

SEMR-9540AC-204 Machinist Theory Level 1 Accreditation
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When a student successfully completes the program and meets the requirements outlined by Apprenticeship Manitoba, they can apply to receive credit towards the Level 1 Machinist Apprenticeship. More information about this process can be received from instructors and Apprenticeship Manitoba.

WELD-1034Welding: VR, Gas and MIG
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This course will introduce and equip students with basic knowledge of gas welding and GMAW (MIG Or semi-automatic). Augmented reality is the industry’s most realistic welding simulation solution for classroom training.

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