The machinist manufactures and modifies parts of precise dimensions using conventional and numerically controlled machine tools.

Examples: mechanical parts, turbines and gears.




1800 hours


fees vary depending on the program chosen, the date of course and school materials.

Average salary


You must have one of the following prerequisites:

Hold a high school diploma (DES).
Must be at least 16 years old and have successfully completed Secondary 4 in French, in English and in Mathematics or have a recognized equivalent learning.

What are his main duties?

The machinist manufactures and modifies parts with precise dimensions using conventional and CNC machine tools. He leads a variety of machine tools to manufacture parts and performs manual machining tasks. He plans, organizes, produces and ensures quality control of all machined parts. Examples: machinery, engines, turbines, gears and much more.

This job is for you if…

  • You have a great sense of responsibility and a spirit of analysis.
  • You are methodical and have an eye for detail.
  • You have good spatial perception and manual dexterity.

Workplace potential

  • Machine shops
  • Manufacturers of aircraft, engines, landing gear and flight simulators
  • Metalworking industry, avionics, electrical, chemical, medical, petrochemical etc.