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How To Build The Best Manufacturing Career At Loyalist College

Loyalist College is an English-language college located on more than 200 beautiful acres in Belleville, which is located in eastern Ontario. More learners are choosing Loyalist College because of its supportive and engaging culture. Students feel empowered by their post-secondary journey, which takes them to careers where they will succeed and excel.

The college’s enrollment increased by 14% in 2018, with 3,285 students attending.

The increased enrollment resulted from a greater student retention rate, an increased enrollment of international students, and new program offerings.

With more than 70 full-time diplomas, advanced diplomas, certificates and apprenticeship programs, there’s a wide base of subjects students can choose from.

Loyalist College offers training for in-demand careers in the manufacturing sector. Here we’re highlighting 4 of their main programs that could lead to full-time, exciting manufacturing careers in eastern Ontario.

Manufacturing Training at Loyalist College for Exciting Careers

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

The academic requirements for this two-year Ontario College Diploma include:

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U), or (M) level
  • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent
  • Applicants with a related certificate or diploma may be eligible to gain direct entry into year two (bridging courses may be required)
  • You can also apply as a mature student

The manufacturing engineering technician diploma offers you experience in mechanical and electrical control skills that lead to jobs in machine shops, manufacturing plants, design workshops and food processing facilities.

The diploma and a career in manufacturing are a great fit for you if you love:

  • Knowing how things work
  • Working with your hands and repairing anything mechanical or electrical
  • Working where you can have a real impact on business
  • Designing and creating

Ben Eby, General Manager at Beclawat Manufacturing had this to say about Loyalist College graduates.

“The calibre and quality of the graduates coming out of the Manufacturing Engineering Technician program at Loyalist are excellent. They come out with a huge leg up in terms of understanding the realities of a manufacturing plant."

Motive Power Technician

Become a motive power technician with a one-year Ontario College Certificate or a two-year Ontario College Diploma. The academic requirements include

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level
  • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent
  • You may also apply as a mature student
  • Grade 12 Math is recommended

Training is for the fast-paced automotive field with expertise that can be applied to motive power trades, such as heavy equipment, small engine, marine and truck technician, among others.

nullA motive power technician is for you if you love:

  • Troubleshooting and solving problems
  • Taking things apart and putting them back together
  • Knowing how things work
  • Math and have a good background in it
  • And you love cars

Welding and Fabrication Technician

The welding and fabrication technician program is a one-year Ontario College Certificate and two-year Ontario College Diploma. The academic requirements include

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level
  • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent
  • You can also apply as a mature student
  • Welding skills and Grade 11 Math are recommended

You gain skills in welding, fabrication, detailing and millwrighting, and can work in plants where metal fabrication and maintenance are performed.

Welding is for you if you love:

  • Showing precision in your work
  • Math and have solid skills
  • Take pride in doing things right
  • Mastering a skill that is in demand wherever you go
  • Playing an essential role in building and maintaining critical infrastructure

Electrical Engineering Technician

The electrical engineering technician program is a one-year Ontario College Certificate and a two-year Ontario College Diploma. The academic requirements include

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level, Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent
  • Grade 11 Math
  • You can also apply as a mature student

You are introduced to electrical principles and building construction wiring.

An Electrical Engineering Technician is for you if you love:

  • Taking things apart and knowing how they work
  • Hands-on learning by doing
  • Working with computers and new technology

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References:

https://www.loyalistcollege.com/news/loyalist-college-september-enrolment-reaches-15-year-high/

 

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