Job requirements Bending Machine Operator in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a bending machine operator in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 94105).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of secondary school education may be required.
  • Previous experience as a labourer or helper in the same company may be required.
  • On-the-job training is usually provided.

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 and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.


Job title Buffer
Regulatory body: Emploi Québec
Job title Sheet Metal Machine Setter-operator
Regulatory body: Emploi Québec

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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