Education & Training

What is a Machinist / Tool & Die Maker?

This video, produced by Conestoga College, was partly filmed at CTMA member company Diemedic Tool & Machine.

The Precision Machining and Tooling Trades Are the Backbone of Modern Manufacturing

Skilled tradespeople include General Machinists, Tool & Die Makers, Mould Makers, Pattern Makers and Model Makers. Skilled tradespeople use machine tools to make all kinds of industrial and consumer products ranging from plastic dish soap containers to airplane parts.

I Want To Work In The Trades

Employment Ontario has services right across Ontario that can help you become an apprentice.

Apprentice Search – Recruitment, Research, Results

Connecting Employers and  – Apprentices across Ontario .. a FREE non-profit website funded by Employment Ontario that offers job-matching service for employers and skilled trades’ apprentices or job seekers.  Potential apprentices/applicants can post their resume and profile by clicking on the “Apprentice” box on the first page of the webiste and following the instructions or video.  Employers can search their database and receive resumes via email.

Moulding Youth for Industry

A Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program including both in-class instruction and industrial work experience.

Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO)

International volunteer advisor assignments available in developing nations. Immediate opening for a volunteer with CNC machine experience in Serbia (about 150km north of Belgrade) to improve the effectiveness of work organizations for CNC machines and develop a more effective training program for CNC operators. Volunteer Advisors are not paid, but all assignment-related expenses are covered. Contact Stan Gaser at CESO for more information on this assignment.

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