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Tool And Die Maker Ontario College Certificate

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  • Objectives
    You will acquire theoretical knowledge in all aspects of tool and die making, as well as the practical training necessary to complement your on the job training with your employer.
  • Academic Title
    Tool And Die Maker Ontario College Certificate
  • Course description
    Level One
    DRWG1410     Engineering Drawings/Layout Processes

    Description: This module is designed to introduce the apprentice to the skills necessary to read shop-related blueprints. The apprentice will then be able to transfer dimensioned information to measurements on a workpiece, identify the features of a workpiece by interpreting a two or three view mechanical drawing, sketch to scale the three principle views of a workpiece or a pictorial view, and demonstrate layout procedures.
    Hours: 42
    Credits: 3

    MACH1060     Applied Trade Practices And Procedures
    Description: This course provides the apprentice with a theoretical background as well as a practical application of: safe working conditions; fitting and hand assembly using bench hand tools and metal removing hand tools; direct and indirect measuring instruments, inspection checking and indicating gauges; layout tools, instruments and accessories; the cutting process, tool geometry and cutting fluids; metal sawing machines; drilling and related machining operations on drilling machines; facing, centre drilling, parallel turning, taper turning, knurling and grooving techniques on engine lathes; horizontal, vertical and angular flat milling on milling machines; pedestal grinding of single point tools and drills; and surface grinding of flat perpendicular surfaces.
    Hours: 96
    Credits: 7

    MACH1290     Trade Theory
    Description: This course provides the apprentice with a theoretical background as well as a practical application of: safe working conditions; fitting and hand assembly using bench hand tools and metal removing hand tools; direct and indirect measuring instruments, inspection checking and indicating gauges; layout tools, instruments and accessories; the cutting process, tool geometry and cutting fluids; metal sawing machines; drilling and related machining operations on drilling machines; facing, centre drilling, parallel turning, taper turning, knurling and grooving techniques on engine lathes; horizontal, vertical and angular flat milling on milling machines; pedestal grinding of single point tools and drills; and surface grinding of flat perpendicular surfaces.
    Hours: 60
    Credits: 4

    MATH1270     Applied Trade Calculations, Charts and Tables

    Description: Upon successful completion of this module, the apprentice will be able to employ the terminology and concepts necessary for machine shop applications of basic algebra, algebraic equations, powers and roots, and ratios and proportion. In addition, the apprentice will be able to make the calculations necessary to compute cutting speeds, rpm and cutting times, and perform occupational calculations relating to metal machining using SI units and inch units.
    Hours: 42
    Credits: 3

    Level Two
    DRWG2080     Engineering Drawings

    Description: Upon successful completion of this module, the apprentice will be able to use engineering drawing symbols, aligned views, tolerances and thread designations. In addition, the apprentice will be able to identify workpiece features, interpret sectional, removed, partial, enlarged, broken out and to explain working drawing elements and interpret and use tooling drawings. The apprentice will be able to describe the features of gears, cams and bearings.
    Hours: 30
    Credits: 2

    MACH2100     Trade Theory
    Description: This course provides the apprentice with a theoretical background as well as a practical application of specialized machines and accessories for tool-making; Jig & Fixture type and classification; the cutting process, cutting tool materials, tool life and surface texture; engineering materials, their machining characteristics and the standard designation systems; technical data; drilling, reaming, boring, tapers, screw threads on engine lathes; form and combined surface cutting tools on milling machines; use a dividing head, and surface and cylindrical grinding techniques on grinding machines. In addition the apprentice will study the principles, economic significance of numerical control, tape standards, coding, NC dimensioning, axis designations and the types and classifications of NC equipment.
    Hours: 84
    Credits: 6

    MACH2110     Applied Trade Practices And Procedures

    Description: This course provides the apprentice with a theoretical background as well as a practical application of specialized machines and accessories for tool-making; Jig & Fixture type and classification; the cutting process, cutting tool materials, tool life and surface texture; engineering materials, their machining characteristics and the standard designation systems; technical data; drilling, reaming, boring, tapers, screw threads on engine lathes; form and combined surface cutting tools on milling machines; use a dividing head, and surface and cylindrical grinding techniques on grinding machines. In addition the apprentice will study the principles, economic significance of numerical control, tape standards, coding, NC dimensioning, axis designations and the types and classifications of NC equipment.
    Hours: 96
    Credits: 7

    MATH2210     Applied Trade Calculations
    Description: Upon successful completion of this module, the apprentice will be able to recognize and use fundamental principles of geometric measurement to solve shop-related problems involving circles, tangents, triangles and polygons. In addition, the apprentice will be able to construct geometric figures common to shop related problems, employ basic principles of trigonometry and make the calculations necessary to use a sine bar and sine plate.
    Hours: 30
    Credits: 2

    Level Three
    DRWG3060     Complex Engineering Drawings

    Description: Upon successful completion of this module, the apprentice will be able to interpret auxiliary views and geometric tolerances and apply the system of limits and fits to press die tooling and workpieces as specified on tooling or engineering drawings.
    Hours: 30
    Credits: 2

    MACH3080     Trade Theory
    Description: This course provides the apprentice with a theoretical background as well as a practical application of the techniques of: Turning profiles on an engine lathe; using the dividing head, and specialized cutting tools on a milling machine; press tool component grinding on grinding machines; layout operations on press die workpieces; metal working and press tool construction; heat treatment and the prevention of damage to heat treatable workpieces. In addition the apprentice will be given an understanding of the set up, manual and automatic control of NC machine tools and the fundamentals of manual programming involving simple linear and circular interpolation.
    Hours: 89
    Credits: 6

    MACH3090     Applied Trade Practices And Procedures

    Description: This course provides the apprentice with a theoretical background as well as a practical application of the techniques of: Turning profiles on an engine lathe; using the dividing head, and specialized cutting tools on a milling machine; press tool component grinding on grinding machines; layout operations on press die workpieces; metal working and press tool construction; heat treatment and the prevention of damage to heat treatable workpieces. In addition the apprentice will be given an understanding of the set up, manual and automatic control of NC machine tools and the fundamentals of manual programming involving simple linear and circular interpolation.
    Hours: 91
    Credits: 6

    MATH3120     Applied Trade Calculations
    Description: Successful completion of this module will enable the apprentice to solve machine shop problems using the law of sines, the law of cosines, and the law of cotangents. In addition, the apprentice will be able to solve applied occupational calculation problems related to machine shop layout, setup, metal removing operation, metal machine operation and shop measuring, checking and verifying.
    Hours: 30
    Credits: 2

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