Career Pathways

Skilled Trades

This path includes occupations that require hands-on work and specialty knowledge and training such as metalworking, auto assembly, motive power and machining.

Computer Aided Design CAD
Data entry software
Micrometers
Generators
CNC Machining
Milling machines
Calipers
Drill presses
Lathe machines
Troubleshooting
Repairing
Electronic design software
Operating system software
Product design
Battery knowledge
Advanced materials

Speaking
Critical Thinking
Active Listening
Monitoring
Coordination
Quality Control Analysis
Judgment and Decision Making

Undergraduate Degrees

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Carleton University

Industrial Design

OCAD University

Industrial Design

University of Toronto

Machine Intelligence

Diploma/Advanced Diploma

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Algonquin College

Motive Power Technician

Canadian Scitech College

Mechanical Design and CAD Program

Canadore College

Mechanical Technician – Machinist

Career College Group

Structural & Pressure Vessel Welder

Collège Boréal

Mechanical Millwright Technician

Conestoga College

Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Welding and Robotics
Welding and Fabrication Technician
Welding Engineering Technology – Inspection
Mechanical Technician – General Machinist
Mechanical Technician – CNC

Durham College

AutoCAD
Industrial Mechanic Millwright
Mechanical Technician – Millwright

Fanshawe College

Mechanical Technician – CNC/CAM

George Brown College

Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design

Institute of Technical Trades

Welding Technology (includes license tests)
Welder Fitter
Welding Tech
Welding (Master/Option A, skills upgrade)
Welding Techniques

Lambton College

Electrical Power Distribution and Control Technician
Millwright Mechanical Technician

Loyalist College

Welding Techniques
Motive Power Technician – Service and Management

Niagara College

Motive Power Technician – Automotive (Co-op)
Welding Technician

Northern College
Mechanical Technician – Industrial Millwright
Motive Power Technician – Automotive Service
Pre-Technology Certificate
Welding Engineering Technician – Inspection
Welding Engineering Technology
Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter
Sault College

Metal Fabrication Technician

Seneca College

Mechanical Technician – CNC Programming

Sheridan College

Welding and Fabrication Technician

St. Clair College

Power Engineering Technology – Mechanical
Mechanical Technician – CAD/CAM

St. Lawrence College

Welding and Fabrication Technician
MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
MOTIVE POWER TECHNICIAN
WELDING AND FABRICATION TECHNICIAN

Stanford International College
Industrial Automation
Welding 1 Specialist/Inspector
Industrial Electrician (PLC & Robotics)
Vanier Community College

Industrial Electronics

Courses and Certificates

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Algonquin College
Welding and Fabrication Techniques
Computer Aided Design and Drafting (formerly AutoCAD)
Electrician (Construction and Maintenance) (Apprenticeship)
Trades Entrepreneurship
Trades Leadership
Trades Management
Truck and Coach Technician (Apprenticeship)
Welding and Fabrication Techniques (Co-op and Non Co-op Version)
Canadore College

Mechanical Techniques – Machinist
Fundamentals of CAD
Introduction to Project Management
Project Leadership

Centennial College

Motive Power Fundamentals
Trades Foundations – Motive Power

Collège Boréal

Mechanical Techniques

Conestoga College

Pre-Apprenticeship Welder
Welder (apprenticeship)
Welding Techniques
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) (Apprenticeship)
Mechanical Techniques – Industrial Millwright
General Machinist (Apprenticeship)

Confederation College

Mechanical Techniques
Pre-Technology – Trades Stream
Welding Techniques

Durham College

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Fanshawe College

Welding Techniques

George Brown College

Electromechanical Technician
Electronics Technician
Robotics Technician
TIG Welding Fundamentals
Welding Fundamentals
Welding Techniques
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Automation Integration Rockwell
Automation Technician
Mechanical Techniques
Programmable Logic Controllers

Georgian College

Welding Techniques
Electronics Technician
Mechanical Techniques – Small Engine Mechanic
Project Management
AutoCAD Introduction
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE TEAMS
Leadership
Critical Thinking in Practice
Quality Management
Intro to Project Management

Humber College

AutoCAD Design
Electromechanical PLC Programming
Electromechanical Robotics
Welding Techniques
Mechanical Techniques – Millwright

Lambton College

Welding Techniques

Loyalist College
Welding and Fabrication Technician
Mechanical Techniques
Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship
Mechanical Techniques
Motive Power Fundamentals – Parts and Counter Personnel
Project Management
Mohawk College

Fluid Power
Fuel Technician Certification and Examinations
Instrumentation and Control
Mechanical Techniques (Welding and Fabrication)
Welder
Industrial Electrician
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Mechanical Techniques (Electrical Monitoring and Systems)
AutoCAD Design
Mechanical Techniques (Advanced Manufacturing Operations)
Mechanical Design

Niagara College

Welder Apprenticeship
Welding Techniques
Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship
Electrical Techniques
Mechanical Techniques (General Machinist)
Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Apprenticeship
Pre-Technology
Welder Apprenticeship
AutoCAD Operator

Northern College

Mechanical Techniques – Industrial Millwright
Welding Design – International

Sault College

Mechanical Techniques – Industrial Maintenance (Millwright)
Mechanical Techniques – Millwright (Fort Frances)
Project Management (Part Time Continuing Education)
Welding Techniques
Welding Techniques (Fort Frances)

Sheridan College

Welding and Fabrication Techniques
Techniques
Computer Aided Design

Siemens

Mechatronics Systems Certification

St. Clair College

Welding Techniques
General Machinist
Machine Operators

St. Lawrence College

General Machinist (Apprenticeship)
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNICIAN
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN – APPRENTICESHIP
INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC (MILLWRIGHT)
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Stanford International College

Welder Training (FT, PT)

Canadian Welding Skills

Entry Level Multi Process Welder (FT, PT)

General Welding School

Comprehensive Welding
General Welding
Industrial Welding
Pipe Welding

Institute of Machine Tool Technology

Automation & Industrial Electrician

LJP Skills Training

General Welding Skills
Pipe Welding
Pipe Welding for Welders
Professional Pipe Welding Plus

Vector Institute

AI Certificate Courses

Communitech

Communication and Leadership Courses

Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor (WEST)

Computer skills
Enhanced Language Training for Internationally Trained Professionals

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

Lean Manufacturing Courses
Safety Courses

Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
Welders and related machine operators
Millwrights and industrial mechanics
PLC Programmer
Industrial electricians

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