Apprenticeship Training Program

Interprovincial Name

Machinist Interprovincial Standard - Red Seal NOC (7231)

View Provincial and Territorial Trade Names.
English Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
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Machinist Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark
General Machinist Check Mark
French Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
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Machiniste Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark
Machiniste sur machine-outil conventionnelle Check Mark
Régleur-conducteur ou régleuse-conductrice de machines-outils Check Mark

Please note that the abbreviations for the provinces use the Canada Post standard.

Part A - General Information
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Red Seal designated (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Training Provided (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Apprenticeship Term - Years and Total Hours 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 7200 Variable 3 (8000) 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 4 (6600) 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 4 (1800)
Part A - General Information : Education/Entrance Requirements
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Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Available (Yes/No) Click 'Yes' for more information Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Accreditation Process Available (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Technical Training Required (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Training Delivery Methods - Block Release (BR); Individualized (I); Both (B) BR B BR BR I B BR BR BR BR BR BR BR
If Block Release: Number of Periods/Total Weeks 4/58 4/23 4/24 4/25 3/24 4/29 4/30 4/32 4/20 4/32 4/32 4/32
Total Hours 720 1015 900 960 960
Total Theory Hours 1742 720 1000 397 497 450 480 480 480
Total Shop/Lab Hours - 323 518 450 480 480 480
If Individualized: Total Hours - 720
Day/Hour Release No No Yes
Fixed Entry/Open Exit No No No
Flexible/Distance Education Yes No No No
Other No Yes* No
Pre-Employment Training - Compulsory (C); Voluntary (V); Not Available (NA) V V V V V NA V V NA V NA V NA
Train-the-Trainer Program for Journeypersons Supervising Apprentices (Yes/No) No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No No
Ratio - Journeyperson/Apprentice - Indicate Actual Ratio or Variable (V) 1:2 1:1 1:1 1:1 V N/A 1:1 1:3 1:2 NA 1:2 1:1 1:2
Journeyperson Certification Available - Compulsory (C); Voluntary (V); Not Available (NA) V V V V V V V V V V V V V
See more details about the Education/Entrance Requirements
This table indicates what the education/entrance requirements are for each province
Newfoundland and Labrador

Grade 12 or equivalent or entrance assessment. Provincial practical exam for Trade qualifiers but not for apprentices.

Nova Scotia

Grade 12 or equivalent.

Prince Edward Island

Grade 12 or equivalent.

New Brunswick

Grade 12. A High School Diploma or an Adult High School Diploma or a G.E.D. Certificate of High School Equivalency, or equivalent as determined by the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Board.

Quebec

Voluntary apprenticeship program in the workplace administered by Emploi-Québec. Must be 16 years of age and employed in the trade. Certification is based on achieving competency. No Certificate of Qualification examination is available for this trade. Must hold a Quebec Certificate of Qualification to write the Interprovincial examination.

Ontario

Grade 12 or equivalent.

Manitoba

High School Diploma or equivalent (unless an Access Program Trainee or through the High School Apprenticeship Program)

Saskatchewan

Your grade twelve diploma (with no modified classes) or GED 12 is your guarantee that you meet the educational entrance requirements for apprenticeship in Saskatchewan. Minimum requirements for the Machinist Trade are all Math 20 and Science 10. Applicants for apprenticeship or upgrading training whose first language is not English must have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six (CLB6).  *Math (one of the following): WA (workplace and Apprenticeship); F (Foundations); P (Pre-calculus) or a Math at the indicated level (no modified or general math).

Alberta

English 10-2 • Math 10-3 • Science 10 OR • A pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests OR • Entrance Exam

British Columbia

Recommended Education: Grade 10 or equivalent including English 10, Math 10, and Science 10. Preferred: Grade 12.

Northwest Territories

Pass entrance examination '4', Technical Training obtained in Alberta.

Yukon

Grade 10 Academic Math, Science and English, or equivalent, or pass entrance examination. Technical Training obtained in Alberta

Nunavut

Pass entrance examination '4' (equivalent to Grade 10 with Math 13). Technical Training obtained in Alberta. 

Part B - Curriculum Resources
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Occupational Analysis - National (N); Province/Territory (P/T); Both (B); Not Available (NA) N N N N P/T B N N P/T N N N N
Province/Territory Skill Profile Chart (Yes/No) Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Apprenticeship Program Outline (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Apprentice On-The-Job Training Standards/Record Book (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Province/Territory Journeyperson Course Outline(s) - Upgrading (UG); Updating (UD); Both (B); Not Available (NA) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Modularized Learning Resource Materials (Yes/No) No No No No No Yes No No Yes No No No No
Part C - Assessment/Examination Resources
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Province/Territory In-School Level Practical Examinations (Yes/No) No No No No Yes No No No No No Yes No No
Province/Territory Level Written Examinations (Yes/No) No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Province/Territory Journeyperson Examination(s) - Written (W); Practical (P); Both (B); Not Available (NA) NA NA W NA W W B B NA B NA NA
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