Machining Technics






Fabrication mécanique

Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1800 Hours


Program implemented in 2000.

To develop in the students the basic competencies required to carry out machining tasks, to perform machining tasks on conventional machine tools, to perform programming tasks, to perform machining tasks on numerical control machine tools, to actively participate in multidisciplinary teams and to integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Eastern Townships SB (Estrie)
Vocational training centre

C.F.P. Lennoxville

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DJul 01, 2019
Eastern Shores SB
Vocational training centre

C.F.P. de Wakeham

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DAug 08, 2008
Eastern Townships SB (Montérégie)
Vocational training centre

Cowansville Vocational Education Training Centre

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DMar 04, 2019
DAug 26, 2019
DAug 26, 2019
DAug 26, 2019
DMar 04, 2019
DMar 04, 2019
CS de Montréal (CSDM)
Vocational training centre

École des métiers de l'aérospatiale de Montréal

GroupStatusD/WStart date
WJan 01, 2019
English-Montréal SB
Vocational training centre

Rosemount Technology Centre/Centre de technologie Rosemont

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DSep 05, 2019

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
872011Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
872024Solve mathematical problems related to conventional machining60
872035Interpret technical drawings75
872041Avoid occupational health and safety risks15
872054Take and interpret measurements60
872066Do shop work90
872072Interpret technical information related to materials and manufacturing processes30
872083Sketch objects45
872096Perform external cylindrical turning operations90
872105Perform boring operations75
872118Perform longitudinal and transverse machining operations on a milling machine120
872125Cut threads on a lathe75
872133Perform drilling and reaming operations on a milling machine45
872144Grind flat surfaces60
872153Adapt to new types of work organization45
872162Become familiar with the workplace30
872178Perform angular and circular milling operations on a milling machine120
872182Solve mathematical problems related to numerical control machining30
872194Program a numerical control lathe manually60
872206Machine simple parts on a numerical control lathe90
872214Program a machining centre manually60
872226Machine simple parts using a machining centre90
872238Perform complex turning operations120
872248Perform complex milling operations120
872271Explore the possibility of starting their own business15
872286Enter the workforce90
To be selected by the establishment
according to the needs expressed by workplace
representatives in the region.
Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
872255Mass-produce parts using conventional machining techniques
872265Perform machining operations using a boring machine