Quick Facts

Service type: Employment, Youth, Newcomers, Disability, Trades Training, Women,
Eligibility: Age 18+ and identify as a woman, trans or non-binary individual; reside in Ontario; legally eligible to work in Canada
Delivery: Virtual, in-person
Hours of Operation: Varies
Fee: Free
Registration is closed

Program Description

WoodGreen and George Brown College have come together to create a training program designed to be inclusive of women, trans and non-binary individuals. The CNC/Precision Machining Program offered at George Brown College is a skills-based employment program that prepares participants for entry-level work in the manufacturing sector.


Launched in partnership with employers committed to creating a more inclusive and equitable work environment, this free program provides financial support to help students pay for transportation, clothing and safety equipment throughout their training. Participants also have the opportunity to attend guest lectures to learn about the experiences and successes of women working in trades.


The program is delivered through in-person and online courses, including:

  • 2D Mastercam and Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
  • Intermediate CNC
  • Metrology
  • Introduction to Machining
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Introduction to Mechanical CAD


Participants complete the CNC/Precision Machining Skills Training alongside WoodGreen’s Employability Skills Training, then apply their knowledge in an 8-week paid job placement.


Program phase
GBC CNC/Precision Machining Training
September 12 – December 16, 2022
In person and online
WoodGreen Employability Skills Training
September 19 – December 9, 2022
Paid Job Placement
January 9 – February 28, 2023
In person

Program benefits:

  • One-on-one career counselling to help participants find employment
  • Ontario post-secondary credits
  • Information and resources on educational and career pathways



Registration is now closed.

How you can support

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Ready to participate?

Contact us for more information about future sessions of the program.


Contact Information

Heather Hunter

Employment Case Counsellor


This program is funded by:


Program partner