The Centre de formation des Moulins in partnership with CDC Pont Viau is offering Machining (1800-hour program) in English or bilingual formats.

This brand new, state-of-the-art center is located at: 3275, avenue de la Gare in MascoucheThis DVS is offered as a work-study program, i.e. 60% at the center and 40% in a company

To register lease click here

*Please note registration is handled by CFP des Moulins (in partnership with CDC Pont Viau)

Program Objectives

The vocational program Machining prepares students to practice the trade of machinist.

The program of study aims to develop the skills necessary to perform trade-related tasks and train individuals capable of interpreting blueprints and solving mathematical problems related to machining with machine tools, manual and automatic programming, and machining simple and complex parts of mass production. Machinists must manufacture, modify, repair, or maintain precision parts using machine tools and equipment that require different work methods.

Machinists set up and operate a variety of conventional machine tools (such as milling machines, lathes, boring machines, grinders, drills) and numerical control machine tools (such as numerical control lathes, machining centres), in addition to programming the latter. Machinists perform quality control of products with measuring instruments as well as related activities before, during and after machining operations. Machined parts may be unique or mass-produced, simple or complex. Machinists work in the manufacturing of metal products, polymer products and other materials, transportation equipment, machinery, aerospace products and parts.

Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
874-101 The Trade and the Training Process 15 1
874-112 Occupational Health and Safety 30 2
874-123 Manufacturing Processes and Materials 45 3
874-134 Machining Calculations 60 4
874-147 Interpreting Technical Drawings 105 7
874-155 Dimensional and Geometrical Control 75 5
874-163 Setting up Machine Tools 45 3
874-176 Machining-Related Tasks 90 6
874-182 Workplace Communication 30 2
874-196 Basic Lathe Operations 90 6
874-208 Basic Milling Machine Operations 120 8
874-217 Lathe Work 105 7
874-228 Milling 120 8
874-233 Operating a Numerical Control Lathe 45 3
874-243 Operating a Machining Centre 45 3
874-255 Manual Programming 75 5
874-263 Conversational Programming 45 3
874-274 Automatic Lathe Programming 60 4
874-286 Automatic Machining Centre Programming 90 6
874-297 Machining Using a Numerical Control Lathe 105 7
874-308 Machining Using a Machining Centre 120 8
874-315 Mass Production on a Numerical Control Lathe 75 5
874-326 Mass Production on a Machining Centre 90 6
874-338 Entering the Workforce 120 8
1800 120

Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

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.



To register please click here 

*Please note registration is handled by CFP des Moulins (in partnership with CDC Pont Viau)

CDC PONT VIAU 450.680.3032 ext.4100

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