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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)/Machinist Foundation Certificate


Intake
  • Fall
  • Spring

Courses in this program are offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with CNC about the learning method.

  • Training Type
    Foundation
  • Program Start Date
    September, January
  • Campuses
    Mackenzie

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    District of Mackenzie
    Prince George

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    Quesnel

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    City of Quesnel
  • Length
    6 months or less
  • Tuition Estimate
    $3,000 Total (Domestic)
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $750 - $850
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020

    Industrial Mechanic/Millwright requires in-person shop sessions. All shop sessions will be conducted with physical distancing and other necessary safety measures.

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out CNC's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted at any time. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $40 (Domestic) | $125 (International)

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. Grade 10 completion or equivalent

2. English 10 (C)

3. Math

One of:

  • Math 10 (C)
  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 (C)
  • Trades MATH 030 (C)
  • MATH 041 (C)
  • equivalent

Non-Academic

1. You are encouraged to:

  • submit a resume and handwritten statement outlining reasons for wanting to enter the program*
  • complete a test of mechanical reasoning skills*
  • complete the College English/Math Achievement Test (EMAT)* – which assesses proficiency in English and/or Math

Note (*): These requirements will be used to select students if the program is oversubscribed.


Admission Advice

1. If you are a mature student (ie - at least 19 years old on the first day of classes and have been out of the regular school system for at least one year), it is possible to be admitted to the program without meeting the above academic admission requirements. For details, contact a CNC academic advisor.

2.  To view the selection process/criteria, please check the entry requirements section of the program website.

3. Secondary school graduation with English 12, Math 11, and Physics 11 is required by some employers of apprenticeship trainees. Contact program faculty for more details.

 


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy CNC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Completion of English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (or equivalent) 

If your first language is not English, one of the following is required (minimum score):                 

  • A TOEFL 80 (IBT)
  • An IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5
  • Completion of Level 4 English for Academic Purposes at CNC

Verify with the institution directly.

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The following qualifications are generally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is listed as a requirement for admissions:

  • BC Adult Graduation Diploma
  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma; or
  • Senior Alternate Education (SAE) with English 12.
Students must be 18 years of age or older.


To view detailed admission requirements, please visit https://cnc.bc.ca/admissions/apply.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • Senior Alternate Education (SAE) with English 12. Student must be 18 years of age or older. 
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section of CNC program profiles in the EducationPlannerBC Search Database).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section of CNC program profiles in the EducationPlannerBC Search Database).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Mature Student

Mature students may gain special entry to the College. Details can be found on the Application Information web page.

International Student

The College of New Caledonia offers programs through three semesters in each calendar year. Intake dates are in January, May, and September.

International students are encouraged to apply at least six months before the semester you plan to attend. However, applications are accepted until the start date of each semester, provided seats are available in the program for which you apply.

Details on International Student Admission can be found here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Students may gain entry to the College through other avenues:
  • Students without Grade 12
  • Mature students
  • Underage students
  • Home Educated students


Details on Special Admission can be found on the Application Information web page.

How to Apply

Students can apply on the EducationPlannerBC website or Download and fill in an application form.

Details on applying can be found on this website.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.