Machinists have an essential role in the tools and technology we see and use every day

Machinists set up and machine using conventional, portable and Computer Numerical Control machines that cut or grind metal and other materials into products with precise dimensions. These machines include lathes, milling machines, saws, grinding machines, drilling machines, boring machines, line borers and portable milling machines. There's a booming demand for machinists across Canada. [source]

This Machinist Apprenticeship program will prime you for a thriving career in a diverse and profitable industry. With your Red Seal certification achieved through this program, you’ll be prepared to work in manufacturing plants for machinery equipment, auto and aerospace parts, or in sawmills, pulp mills, rail yards, and more.

This program is for you if you’re a registered apprentice through the ITA.

Governing bodies


  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Length: Varies by Level
  • Campus: Prince George
  • Fees: Vary by Level
These fees are an estimate.

Did you know..?

All Students passed the Red Seal Interprovincial Exam. Since 2010 CNC has had a flawless record in the Machinist Trade making it one of the most successful institutions in BC.