BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC
LOCATIONS DESIGNATED RED SEAL
Median wage in Canada
TOOL AND DIE MAKER design, create, repair and test prototypes and production tools such as dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and specialty tools using various metals, alloys and plastics. In some jurisdictions, they also build and repair moulds. They produce tooling used to manufacture and stamp out parts, and they supply tooling and dies for all manufacturing sectors. Performing tasks:
- Performs safety-related functions and common occupational skills.
- Operates machine-tools: power saws, drill presses, conventional lathes; milling, grinding, CNC and EDM machines.
- Performs heat treatment.
- Performs design and development of prototypes and production tools.
ABOUT RED SEAL TRADES
The Red Seal Program, formally known as the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program, is a program that sets common standards to assess the skills of tradespeople across Canada. The industry is heavily involved in developing the national standard for each trade. It is a partnership between the federal government, provinces, and territories responsible for apprenticeship training and trade certification in their jurisdictions.