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Toolmaking

Code 5542
DiplomaAVS
SectorMechanical Manufacturing (11)
Number of credits60
Length of training900 hours
StatusProgram approved in 1992.
Educational organizations offering the program
Note(s)
This program is offered in French: 
5042 - Outillage

Program objectives

To use the following tools: milling machine, lathe, boring machine, grinding machine, correcting grinding machine; to make and repair cutting tools, guide and drilling templates, etc.; to make machinists special tools; to apply tracing, tooling and assembling methods; to apply the total quality concept.

Admission conditions

Persons who hold a DVS:
5223 Techniques d'usinage
OR 1493 Techniques d’usinage
OR 1266 Machiniste général II
OR 5723 Machining Technics
OR 1993 Machining Technics
OR 1766 Machining Technics
OR
Have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
OR
Persons practising an occupation related to the program of study.

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Tool and die makers (7232)

Functional prerequisites

Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty programs (AVS).

Program content

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
866-312 Apply concepts of mathematics to the manufacture of production machinery 30 2
866-323 Use jig boring and jig grinding techniques 30 2
866-332 Apply concepts of metallurgy to the manufacture of production machinery 30 2
866-371 Apply knowledge related to the machining of materials with low machinability ratings 15 1
866-392 Do a spark erosion machining operation 30 2
866-412 Grind a workpiece with complex, irregular shapes on a surface grinder 30 2
866-421 Communicate in the workplace 15 1
866-432 Grind a workpiece with complex, irregular shapes on a cylindrical grinder 30 2
866-456 Enter the labour market in toolmaking 90 6
866-481 Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process 15 1
866-492 Apply concepts of metrology to the production of jigs 30 2
866-503 Apply techniques for assembling jigs 45 3
866-512 Do a functional study of a machine tool 30 2
866-525 Manufacture, assemble and adjust a drill jig 75 5
866-532 Analyze the construction of a production jig in a drawing 30 2
866-546 Manufacture, assemble and adjust a lathe jig 90 6
866-558 Manufacture, assemble and adjust a milling jig 120 8
866-564 Manufacture, assemble and adjust gauges 60 4
866-576 Manufacture, assemble and adjust a cutting tool 90 6
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