Technical Training Course

Previously open only to Engineering Coop students, we are now accepting all Engineering students who are looking to strengthen their technical knowledge during their academic education, or to enhance their CV before applying to jobs in industry.

The Technical Training Course is a 18-hour, comprehensive, hands-on course offered conveniently at the Pulp and Paper Centre on the Vancouver UBC campus.

The course will provide an orientation of the workshop, safety training, and an overview of:

  • Safe Operation of Machine Shop Tools
  • Hand tools
  • Precision Measurement and Layout
  • Pipe and Tube fittings
  • Pumps and Valves
  • Swagelok Fluid System Components

Comprised of theoretical lectures, demonstrations and videos, learning will be reinforced by building a project from start to finish using industry standard tools and methods.  The course Instructor is a Certified Machinist and Engineering Technician.

Technical Training Course – crash course, total 18 hours
Dates will be announced soon
9:00-4:00 pm daily (with breaks and lunch break)
$300 per student

Technical Training Course – 6 Friday afternoons, total 18 hours
Friday afternoons:
Dates will be announced soon
1:00-4:00 pm
$300 per student

Includes all materials needed for project and a handbook.