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What education do you need to become a Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors?


1. To be a machinist or machining and tooling inspector, you usually need a high school diploma.

2. To gain trade certification, you must either complete a four-year apprenticeship program or have a combination of over four years' work experience and some college or industry courses in machining.

3. Trade certification is available, but voluntary, in all provinces and territories; trade certification for automotive machinists is available, but voluntary in Ontario; trade certification for machinists (CNC) is available, but voluntary in New Brunswick.

4. Qualified machinists may also obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification, which provides job mobility throughout the country.

5. To be a machining and tool inspector, you need several years' experience as a machinist, tool and die maker, or machining tool operator.

6. With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor.

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