This one-year certificate program will prepare students to work in the precision machining and tooling industries. Successful graduates of the certificate program will receive their 429A General Machinist Level 1 apprenticeship equivalency and those in good standing wishing to further pursue their studies are eligible to automatically enter into the second year of Mechanical Engineering Technician – Industrial two year diploma program (T855) or the second semester of the Mechanical Technician – CAD/CAM program (T867).