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Diploma of Mechanical Engineering Technician (Tool Design) (MATD)
Diploma of Mechanical Engineering Technician (Tool Design) (MATD)

Diploma of Mechanical Engineering Technician (Tool Design) (MATD)

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  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

  • Mathematics: Grade 12 C or U, or Grade 11 Functions (MCR3U), or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

In this two-year diploma program, you will learn to use the latest computer software to assist in the manufacturing of production tools. You will learn and gain valuable skills in conventional manufacturing technologies, computer production and design along with prototyping techniques and quality control. You will have the opportunity to experience the practical production considerations of tool design as you gain experience in a fully equipped machining lab.

This program shares a common first semester with Mechanical Techniques (Tool & Die/Mould Making).

Computer Requirements

  • operating system: Windows 10, 64 bit

  • processor: 3.3 GHz (or faster)

  • memory: 16 GB (or larger)

  • solid-state drive: 128 GB (or larger)


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Machining techniques

  • Mastercam


  • 3D printing and prototyping

  • Coordinate measuring machine programming

  • Quality assurance and inspection

  • Die design

  • Jig and fixture design

  • Mould design

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Semester 1

  • BPR101, Blueprint Reading

  • CNC101, Computer Numerical Control

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • MTH101 orMAT111, Mathematics orMathematics

  • SHP101 *, Shop

  • THY101, Machining Theory

Semester 2

  • CAM201, Computer Assisted Machining

  • MTH201, Technical Mathematics I

  • SHP201, Shop

  • THY201 *, Machining Theory

  • TLD201, Tool Design

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 3

  • HPN301, Hydraulics and Pneumatics

  • JFX301, Jig and Fixture Design

  • MAN301, Manufacturing Processes I

  • MDD301, Mould Design

  • MTH301, Technical Mathematics II

  • PLC301, PLC Electrical Control Systems

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 4

  • DIE401, Die Design

  • EST401, Estimating

  • MAN401, Manufacturing Process II

  • MCD401, Machine Design

  • QLA401, Quality Assurance CMM

  • SHP401 *, Machine Shop

  • plus: General Education Course

  • * This course requires a minimum grade of C (2.0)

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

  • Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Seneca College

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Honours) in Educational Studies and Digital Technology – Advanced Entry Ontario Tech University

  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) (Honours) – Bridge Ontario Tech University

  • Undergraduate Diploma in Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age Ontario Tech University

  • Post-Diploma Bachelor of Technology (Small Business Management)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Mechanical engineering technician

  • Production tools designer

  • General machinist

  • Tool designer

  • SolidWorks designer

  • Programmable logic controller programmer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $808CAD

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