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What education do you need to become a Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians?


1. Completion of a two- or three-year college program or equivalent in industrial engineering technology, pulp and paper technology, plastics technology, textile technology, manufacturing technology or a related discipline is usually required for industrial engineering or manufacturing technologists.

2. Completion of a one- or two-year college program in industrial engineering technology or in a related discipline is usually required for industrial engineering or manufacturing technicians.

3. Certification in industrial engineering or manufacturing technology or in a related field is available through provincial or territorial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions.

4. A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.

5. A college diploma in manufacturing technology and/or trade certification and experience in machining and tooling or metalworking is required for CAD-CAM/CNC programmers.

6. In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body is required to use the title of Professional Technologist.

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