Mechanical Engineering Technician - Tool and Die (Co-op)

Courses

Mechanical Engineering Technician - Tool and Die-2022/2023

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
COMM-1004Language & Communication Skills 13
COMM1004 provides the student with an opportunity to establish skills in reading, writing and editing documents for work-related and personal uses. Students will also practice important study/reading skills and apply grammar rules.
DEVL-1054Skills for Career Success2
This course will cover topics in digital literacy, career management and workplace communication.
DRAF-1056Blueprint Reading3
This basic course introduces the student to mechanical blueprint reading. Topics covered will include lines, dimensioning, tolerances, types of projection and methods to interpret working drawings.
MATH-1212Mathematics for Trades 12
An introductory level course that teaches students the necessary mathematical skills that will enable them to be successful in the trades programs.
MECH-1075Conventional Machining Theory3
This course is an introductory metal machining theory course covering safety, metrology, drills, lathes, grinders and milling machines.
MACH-1130Conventional Machine Shop 15.5
This course will enable the student to produce machined metal parts to the specifications of a technical drawing, by means of safely operating milling machines, lathes, and surface grinders.
CADD-1060Computer Aided Design 13
This course is designed to introduce the student to two dimensional CAD (computer aided design) using 2D CAD software. Topics will include the setup of the user interface, file management, creating and editing two dimensional geometry, analyzing and editing of geometry to ensure compatibility for use in toolpaths and creating engineering drawings.

Level 2
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
MATH-3087Mathematics for Trades 22
A second level course that teaches students the necessary mathematical skills that will enable them to be successful in the trades programs.
MACH-1047Trade Theory 25
This course is an intermediate level metal machining theory course covering metrology, lathes, mills, grinders, metallurgy, EDM and the Machinery's Handbook.
MECH-1012Jig & Fixture Design2
This is an introductory course in tool design that deals with basic jigs and fixtures used for metal machining. Sketching, drafting and CAD techniques will be applied in this course.
MACH-1177Conventional Machine Shop 25
This course is a continuation of Conventional Machine Shop 1. Projects will develop skills using lathes, mills, surface and cylindrical grinders and the application of concepts in metallurgy, metrology and mechanical assembly. Emphasis will be placed on close tolerances and finish grinding on components after the heat treat process. One of the machining projects will be a work holding jig or fixture.
COOP-1020Co-operative Education Employment Prep1
This workshop will provide an overview of the Co-operative Education consultants and students' roles and responsibilities as well as the Co-operative Education Policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to co-operative education work assignments and will prepare students for their work term.
BUSI-1103Introduction to Small Business Concepts3
This introductory course will examine some of the theoretical concepts and practical experiences necessary for effectively running a small business. A wide variety of topics such as the social and ethical responsibility of a contemporary business, the importance of human resource and financial resource management, and the current trends in Canadian business will be studied.
MECH-1117Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing2
In this course students will be introduced to terms, definitions and concepts used in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Level 3
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
MACH-1116Computer Numerical Control Mill2.5
This course is designed to introduce the student to computer numerical control machining on milling machines and machining centres. The student will learn part programming using G-code format to produce parts. The student will produce numerous parts on a CNC machining centre.
CADD-1066Solid Modeling3
This course provides a basic understanding of how to design and modify 3D models using software designed to create mechanical parts. Students explore how to create and modify solid models. They will learn how to create 3D models from 2D geometry, create solid assemblies and engineering drawings. Hands-on exercises throughout the course demonstrate the modeling process using techniques that can be applied in industry.
MACH-3023Tool & Die Theory 15
This is an intermediate level course that deals with the basics of tool and die theory and design. The course applies sketching/CAD skills and basic die theory to allow the student to design various types of dies.
MACH-3104Conventional Machining 35
This course is a continuation from the previous course. Projects will develop different skills using lathes, drills, mills, and surface grinders. Application of the concepts of metallurgy and metrology will be emphasized. Finish surface grinding will be required after the heat treatment process.

Level 4
Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
MATH-3019Technical Calculations2
This applied mathematics course presents the students with problems in applied geometry as well as technical problems relating to right-angled, oblique and solid trigonometry.
MACH-3025Tool & Die Theory 22
This is an intermediate level course that deals with the basics of tool and die theory and design. The student will learn the fundamentals of bending dies, presses, press safety and die try-out procedures. The course applies sketching/CAD skills and basic die theory to allow the student to design various types of dies.
MACH-3105Conventional Machining 45.5
This course covers the practical application of lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders, CNC, EDM, and Tool & Die operations. The student will make a 3-stage progressive die.
MANF-1007Computer Aided Manufacturing2.5
This course is designed to introduce the student to computer aided manufacturing using the MasterCAM software. The student review two dimensional drawing techniques and will learn programming techniques, verification and communication between software and machine tools. The student will post code to control the machine tool to be able to produce various components.
MACH-1117Computer Numerical Control Lathe2.5
This course is designed to introduce the student to computer numerical control machining on lathes and turning centres. It will include topics such as the history and impact of computer numerical control on the tool & die shop, programming and part production.

Gen Ed - Electives
Take 6 General Education Credits -
Normally taken in Levels 3 and 4

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 20 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

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