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Manufacturing and Fabrication Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from a career in the Manufacturing Industry

Working in the manufacturing industry requires a broad skill set and the flexibility to handle a number of different tasks and situations. Whether you choose to specialize in one particular manufacturing industry, train for a variety of industries or specialize in metal fabrication, manufacturing and fabrication programs at Ontario colleges give you the skills and hands-on experience you need for a successful career.

If you have the flexibility, endurance and drive to work in the manufacturing and fabrication industry, here’s what you need to know. More

Manufacturing and Fabrication Courses

Some Ontario college manufacturing and fabrication programs are broad, teaching skills and theory that can be applied to a number of industries. These skills include mechanical and industrial maintenance, pneumatics and hydraulics, welding and much more.

Other manufacturing and fabrication programs are more specialized, focusing on particular industries, such as:

While these programs include many of the same skills taught in general manufacturing and fabrication programs, they will be taught from a specific industry perspective. Students will also get a deeper understanding of the industry targeted in their program than would normally be given in a broad manufacturing program.

General Manufacturing and Fabrication Programs

Ontario college manufacturing and fabrication programs typically require an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. A grade 12 English and math credit may also be required, and physics and chemistry credits are recommended.

Manufacturing and Fabrication Jobs and Salaries

Graduates of manufacturing and fabrication programs have a number of job opportunities available to them, including mechanical technicians, manufacturing technicians, industrial mechanics, metallurgists and more. Industries for employment include steel, transportation, aerospace, trade contracting and more.

Salaries in the field will vary depending on the industry and the position, but entry-level positions usually start between $30,000 and $45,000 a year, with the potential for $60,000 or more with experience.

Ontario Colleges Offering Manufacturing and Fabrication Programs

Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of manufacturing and fabrication programs at Ontario colleges. Less

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Program Title College Campus Availability Program Delivery Start Date Website
Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0311
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0311
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0311
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Accelerated CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Accelerated


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0304
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: ACCELERATED
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Accelerated CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Accelerated


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0304
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: ACCELERATED
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology (APPLY TO FIRST YEAR 0311) CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology (APPLY TO FIRST YEAR 0311)


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0312
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology (Apply To First Year 0311) CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology (Apply To First Year 0311)


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0312
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Bachelor of Industrial Design HUMBER NORTH CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Bachelor of Industrial Design


  • Program Length: 8 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 22031
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Bachelor Of Industrial Design HUMBER NORTH OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Bachelor Of Industrial Design


  • Program Length: 8 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 22031
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Electromechanical Engineering Technician ¿ Robotics ST. CLAIR SOUTH CAMPUS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Electromechanical Engineering Technician ¿ Robotics


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: T974
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Electromechanical Engineering Technician – Robotics ST. CLAIR MAIN CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Electromechanical Engineering Technician – Robotics


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: T974
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Industrial Automation (Graduate Certificate) NIAGARA WELLAND CAMPUS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Industrial Automation (Graduate Certificate)


  • Program Length: 1 YEARS (PERIODS OF 12 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0790
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Industrial Automation (Graduate Certificate) NIAGARA WELLAND CAMPUS OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Industrial Automation (Graduate Certificate)


  • Program Length: 1 YEARS (PERIODS OF 12 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0790
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Machinist-Mechanical Technician CANADORE COMMERCE COURT CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Machinist-Mechanical Technician


  • Program Length: 45 WEEKS
  • Program Code: 030625
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Machinist-Mechanical Technician CANADORE COMMERCE COURT OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Machinist-Mechanical Technician


  • Program Length: 45 WEEKS
  • Program Code: 030625
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Manufacturing Engineering Technician ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1518X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Manufacturing Engineering Technician ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1518X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Manufacturing Engineering Technician FANSHAWE LONDON CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: MEN4
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Manufacturing Engineering Technician FANSHAWE LONDON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: MEN4
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Manufacturing Engineering Technician LOYALIST MAIN CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Manufacturing Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: MANU
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

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