Tool and Die Maker" means a person who designs, constructs, tests and repairs production tools, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges and specialty hand tools by laying out, setting-up, machining, fitting and finishing using various metals, alloys and plastics. Tool and Die Makers produce tooling that is used to manufacture and stamp out parts, and supply tooling and dies for all manufacturing sectors.
PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM
Effective December 1, 2018, the Tool and Die Maker apprenticeship pathway has been deactivated. The challenge pathway for the Tool and Die trade has been preserved and the Machinist Red Seal certification remains a pre-requisite to entering the challenge pathway. As a result of harmonization, the work-based training hour requirement has been adjusted. See the OPSN-2018-022 for complete details.
Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience
- How to Apply
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- Application Form
- Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
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- Employer Declaration
- Document of relevant work experience
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- Statutory Declaration
- Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
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