Continuing Education

Machine Shop Certificate

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Experience hands-on training with the operation of machine shop equipment, including drill press, lathe and milling machines. If you are considering a career as a machinist, want to develop professionally or want to gain manual machining skills for your hobby projects, these courses will provide you with a range of opportunities to improve your theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical skills. Our program will provide you with expert instruction, tools and equipment in our fully outfitted Sandvik Coromant Centre for Machining.

Upon successful completion of the 4 courses in this certificate program, you will have developed skills and obtained knowledge of manual machining, using tools like drill, lathe and mill-drill. You will be able to use these competencies to increase your value at work or in your own machine shop on your own projects. 
A NAIT Machine Shop Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of MACH101, MACH105, MACH110 and MACH115. 

NAIT Machine Shop courses (MACH101 and MACH105) are prerequisites for the Gunsmithing Courses.

Our program will help you find additional avenues into the machinist trade, including opportunities at machine shops. You may also gain skills and expertise that allow you to branch out into other areas, such as quality control and tool-and-die.

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