Job requirements Manufacturing Technician - Industrial Engineering near Vancouver (BC)
Find out what you typically need to work as a manufacturing technician - industrial engineering near Vancouver (BC). These requirements are applicable to all Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians (NOC 2233).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
- 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.
- In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|British Columbia||Applied Science Technologists (industrial)||Regulated (voluntary)||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Certified Technician (industrial)||Regulated (voluntary)||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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