Job requirements Manufacturing Technician - Industrial Engineering in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "manufacturing technician - industrial engineering" was moved from the group Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians (NOC 2233) to the group Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians (NOC 22302).

Find out what you typically need to work as a manufacturing technician - industrial engineering in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians (NOC 22302).

Employment requirements

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.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
British Columbia Applied Science Technologist (Industrial) Regulated Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia
Certified Technician (industrial) Regulated Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia
Manitoba Industrial Engineering And Manufacturing Technologists And Technicians Regulated Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba
New Brunswick Industrial Engineering And Manufacturing Technologists And Technicians Regulated New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
Nova Scotia Industrial Engineering And Manufacturing Technologists And Technicians Regulated Socitety of Certified Engeneering Technicians & Technologist of Nova Scotia-TechNova
Ontario Computer Numerical Control Programmer Regulated Ontario College of Trades
Industrial Engineering And Manufacturing Technologists And Technicians Regulated Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
Prince Edward Island Engineering Technician And Technologist (industrial Engineering) Regulated Island Technology Professionals of Prince Edward Island
Québec Engineering Technician And Technologist (industrial Engineering) Regulated Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec
Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologist And Technician (industrial Engineering) Regulated Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

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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