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Skills Development Fund

Skills Development Fund

A student in an advanced manufacturing micro-credentials class

Centennial College, in partnership with Unifor and the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, is offering a provincially-funded program of skills-based training to the unemployed and underemployed within the advanced manufacturing sector at no cost to you*. The program requires ten hours per week commitment, in the evenings and weekends (Saturday). Courses involve hybrid online and/or in-person lectures and lab training.

*We require a deposit of $250 refundable upon completion of the program.

Benefits

  • Gain relevant industry training in the growing field of advanced manufacturing
  • Earn valuable Industry digital badges to improve marketability and expansion of career paths
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment and labs for experiential learning
  • Upon successful completion of completing a Micro-credential(s), learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement
  • Learners will have the opportunity to apply for Industry issued digital badges where applicable
  • Assistance with job search and paid placement for 8 weeks

Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or General Education Development (GED), or equivalent; OR Mature Student Status (19 years or older)
  • Manufacturing/plant experience is considered an asset (credit for Level 1)
  • Must be unemployed or underemployed

Start your career and choose from the following focus areas of training:

This stream will provide you with training on state-of-the-art CNC programing, machining and commercial 3D printing operations.

Level 1

(Level 1 will be credited)

Level 2

AMMC-211 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Centre Operation
AMMC-212 Programming G-code / Solidworks I
AMMC-213 Additive Manufacturing Equipment Operation

Level 3

AMMC-311 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Centre Operation – Level 2
AMMC-312 SolidWorks 2 (3D CAD)

Career opportunities include CNC Machine Operators/Programmer, 3D Printer Operators and Troubleshooting

After completing this stream, you will have a complete understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, basic electrical, and the electronic components required to operate a production line.

Level 1

(Level 1 will be credited)

Level 2

AMMC-221 Introductory Mechanical Systems/ Fluid Power Application
AMMC-222 Advanced Automation Fundamentals
AMMC-223 Electrical and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Fundamentals 1
AMMC-224 Introductory Industry 4.0 Applications

Level 3

AMMC-321 Mechanical Systems and Fluid Power Application Part 2
AMMC-322 Advance Automation and Robotics Application
AMMC-323 Electrical, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), and HMI Applications
AMMC-324 Introductory Industry 4.0 Applications

Career Opportunities include Automation Machine Operation and Troubleshooting in Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Electrical, PLC Programing and Fundamental Robotics Programing and Set-up.

Through this stream, you will gain a solid understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance fundamentals. You will learn how to use a variety of measuring tools including CMM operations (metrology) and conduct quality checks on manufactured products.

Level 1

(Level 1 will be credited)

Level 2

AMMC-231 Introduction to Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
AMMC-232 Manual Metrology
AMMC-233 Introduction to Industry Standards

Level 3

AMMC-331 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) Application
AMMC-332 Statistical Process Control (SPC)
AMMC-333 Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) for Automation Cells
 

Apply Now

Register Now for an Upcoming Info Session

Please email Greg McIlmoyle at sdf@unifor.org or leave your contact information here and we will reach out to schedule a personal admission interview with you.

We have continuous intakes from now until September 30, 2021 for the cohort starting on Monday, November 1, 2021. Spaces are limited. Reserve your seat now.

Hear From Our Students

We are excited to share that our first intake in June was a success.

See what our students have to say:

“In Industrial Automation Training Program AMMC Stream B, we have just concluded AMMC 221 Industrial Automation Fundamental 1 course with one lab left. I feel this course has offered me a good education and training.”

- Guoyi Jim Liu

 

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