A Blacksmith:

  • Forges and repairs metal parts used in farm machinery and industrial and domestic equipment
  • Makes striking and cutting tools
  • Makes, sharpening or hardening drills, chisels and other tools.
  • Makes custom work, including ornamental railings, gates, grilles, furniture and horse shoes.
  • Forges welding
  • Conducts hot riveting

Industrial Mechanic Millwright

An Industrial Mechanic Millwright works on industrial machinery, mechanical equipment and components, including mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, lubrication, cooling and exhaust systems, and pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, presses, generators and pneumatic and hydraulic controls. Specifically, an Industrial Mechanic Millwright:

  • uses machine tools such as lathes and milling machines and fabrication tools such as welders, breaks, presses, power threaders and punches
  • uses precision tools such as laser alignment equipment, dial indicators, micrometers and precision and optical levels
  • uses testing equipment such as vibration analysis as well as other techniques used in predictive and preventive maintenance
  • installs, maintains and services compressed air, water and exhaust ducting to robotics, pumps, presses, compressors, turbines, material-handling systems, gearboxes and other machinery

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade


A Cabinetmaker:

  • Builds, repairs, finishes and installs residential and commercial cabinets, wooden furniture and architectural millwork using a variety of woods, laminates and other products
  • Reads drawings and specifications, and prepare layouts
  • Sets up and operates woodworking equipment, both power and computerized, to machine wood products and composite materials

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Instrumentation and Control Technician

An Instrumentation and Control Technician installs, maintains, calibrates, designs and troubleshoots networking systems, process control and environmental protection equipment in a variety of industrial environments. Specifically, an Instrumentation and Control Technician:

  • installs, maintains and configures control and process systems
  • calibrates, commissions, configures, installs and troubleshoots all pneumatic, electronic, electrical, mechanical and analytical instrumentation devices
  • calibrates and repairs analytical instrumentation that monitors or controls flow, level, temperature, pressure, acidity, conductivity and humidity
  • services all process control communication networks
  • sevices environmental and other analytical instruments

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Railway Car Technician

A Railway Car Technician:

  • Inspects, repairs, replaces and reconditions mechanical or structural components and systems of freight cars and passenger coaches

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programmer

A CNC Programmer develops programming for Computerized Numerical and Direct Numerical controlled machines by:

  • Demonstrating safe work practices and techniques
  • Defining areas of workpiece to be machined
  • Determining CNC programming operations
  • Planning the metal removal process
  • Developing tool paths
  • Post-processing tool path information
  • Generating CNC job documentation
  • Implementing CNC machining processes
  • Optimizing programs
  • Archiving/maintaining files

Light Rail Overhead Contact Systems Linesperson

A  Light Rail Overhead Contact Systems Linesperson:

  • Builds and maintains aerial feeder systems
  • Builds and maintains contact conductor systems
  • Builds and maintains electrical track switch systems
  • Maintains lighting systems

Relay and Instrumentation Technician

A Relay and Instrumentation Technician performs some or all of the following:

  • Diagnose and repair data acquisition and code systems
  • Diagnose and repair devices and computers
  • Test vital signal control relays
  • Diagnose and repair power systems

Die Designer

A Die Designer designs all cutting and forming dies by:

  • Demonstrating safe working practices and techniques
  • Reading and interpreting a piece part drawing
  • Conveying information to CAD program/system
  • Determining the type of die
  • Designing a layout of sequence of operations
  • Creating a tooling design
  • Dimensioning the die design
  • Finalizing the die drawing/design
  • Implementing construction of the die