Die Designers are skilled craftspeople that help create dies for stamping, forming, or forging presses. Certification as a Tool and Die Maker is a prerequisite for starting a Die Designer apprenticeship in Ontario.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Die Designer (670D)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $14.00-$30.00 per hour.
Die Designer (670D)
|Do you have good eye-hand coordination?|
|Do you enjoy working with numbers and have good mathematical skills?|
|Do you like to do different tasks each day?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Are you able to spot differences in different forms?|
|Are you detail-oriented and good with colours? Are you interested in continual learning?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Can you start and finish work on time?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Die Designer may be for you!
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