Innovative Manufacturing, Advanced Diploma | Saskatchewan Polytechnic | Saskatoon, Canada
Advanced Diploma On Campus

Innovative Manufacturing

24 months
20500 CAD/year
8785 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Saskatchewan Polytechnic's manufacturing sector continues to grow and need skilled workers. With a diploma in Innovative Manufacturing you will be prepared to help meet these needs. 


The Innovative Manufacturing program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers a wide range of skill-based training in all aspects of the manufacturing industry, including design, CAD/CAM drafting, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining, welding, fabrication, robotics, 3-D printing and project management. Throughout your studies you will practice your skills and complete projects using industry-standard tools and equipment. As part of your training, you will have an opportunity to participate in a two-week, industry-based work placement.

Program faculty are accredited in their respective fields, have worked in industry and will teach you up-to-date manufacturing techniques and processes.

Learning Environment

  • 24 students are accepted each year.
  • Students will experience class and project work, lectures and co-operative work terms.
  • Class hours are 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. daily. Homework is required.
  • There are coordinated group projects that require teamwork.
  • It is very important that students take initiative and manage their work time effectively.

Your Career

As a graduate from the Innovative Manufacturing diploma program, you may find employment with independent manufacturing companies as well as government agencies. Depending on the wide range of industry requirements, some of your work duties may include designing, drafting and fabricating machine parts, developing working plans and prototypes, as well as contributing to quality assurance and quality control, safety and production requirements.

Programme Structure


  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Critical Reading and Writing
  • Drafting Principles
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Machine Shop Fundamentals
  • Culture and Diversity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Grade 12 with:

    • Minimum 60% in Foundations of Mathematics 20 or Pre-Calculus 20 or Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 30 *
  • English Language Requirement

*Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted:

  • Minimum 60% in Math 20 or General Math 30

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8785 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8785 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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