Manufacturing Engineering Technology Diploma program

@ NBCC Moncton or NBCC Saint John Grandview campus

Starts September 2024

The requirements for this program may be achieved within 3 months full time study followed by 21 months part time study.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technology diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for technical positions in the manufacturing industry. This program integrates academic studies within regular, full-time employment in a manufacturing firm. It is ideal for students who are interested in the manufacturing industry and are looking for an opportunity to gain hands-on workplace experience while studying. During the program, students will take part in an initial release period, where their employer releases them for several months to attend class full time. For the remainder of the program, they will report to work four days per week and attend class one day per week. This provides students a true learning integrated work experience.

The first half of the program covers the fundamentals of manufacturing engineering technology including engineering materials, manufacturing processes, CAD software, and principles of quality control. In addition to the technical skills, students will learn and apply fundamental knowledge in math, physical science, electricity, instrumentation, communications, information technology, teamwork, and ethics to support the manufacturing activities of an organization.

In the second half of the program, courses focus on specific aspects of manufacturing including machine design, manufacturing processes such as Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and 3D printing, Computer Aided Design (CAD) modelling, process control, and project management. Through practical application in their workplace, students gain real-world work experience while earning their diploma.

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma

Foundations of Mathematics 110 or Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112

Total of two (2) sciences, including at least one (1) from the following:

  • Biology 112 or 122
  • Chemistry 112 or 122
  • Physics 112 or 122 (Recommended)

Career Possibilities

Graduates of this program gain employment in a wide range of technical and industrial positions related to Manufacturing, Production and Operations, Process Control, and Advanced Machining.

Additional Fees/Costs

Additional items not covered under tuition (approx. $500):

  • Scientific Calculator
  • CSA Approved Steel Toed Boots
  • CSA Approved Safety Glasses
  • Welding Kit

Technology Requirements

NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.