School of Manufacturing and Automation

Discover a career in the dynamic world of manufacturing and automation

NAIT recognizes the pivotal role of Canada’s manufacturing and automation sectors in shaping our economy. As a cornerstone of Canada's economic landscape, manufacturing and automation not only generates jobs but also fuels innovation and propels economic growth. 

NAIT’s School of Manufacturing and Automation stands as a testament to this significance, offering a diverse array of diploma and apprenticeship programs tailored to meet the demands of these growing, vital sectors. From our Advanced Welding Technology to Mechanical Engineering to Steamfitter programs, we will provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills you need to thrive and make an impact in the ever-evolving manufacturing and automation industries.   

Featured Programs

Instrumentation Engineering Technology

Through a series of practical and theoretical experiences, learn how to measure and control industrial processes safely.

Materials Engineering Technology

Learn how to properly test metals, non-metals, ceramics, composites and plastics in destructive and non-destructive ways.

CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist certificate provides skills and knowledge in conventional machine operations on drill presses, lathes, milling machines and various grinding machines

Current News, Stories and Events

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Oct. 26, 2024 Event

Open House

Explore NAIT's campus, chat with instructors and find your future program at Open House 2024.

Next in Trades

Next in Trades is an event that connects students with NAIT graduates, staff and industry members who will share their experiences and journeys in the skilled trades.

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