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Advanced Manufacturing

Limited seats for Fall 2024

Master the future of digital technologies and Industry 4.0 to propel your career.

Develop cutting-edge skills to harness manufacturing technology and shape the next generation of industrial processes and products.

Embark on a transformative journey into the future of manufacturing with the Advanced Manufacturing post-graduate diploma – a program designed for professionals seeking career advancement while balancing work commitments. In this program, accessibility, flexibility and practicality converge to shape the future leaders of the manufacturing industry.

With a commitment to accommodating various schedules, the Advanced Manufacturing program provides flexible course selection, empowering you to determine your course load based on your personal preferences and time constraints.

Delve into the revolutionary landscape of Industry 4.0 and gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge techniques and technologies that are reshaping the manufacturing industry. This program is tailored to cater to both small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large enterprises, ensuring a profound understanding of the diverse needs within the industry.

Whether your aspirations involve refining managerial skills, leading the charge in developing innovative shop floor technologies or seamlessly integrating emerging technologies, this program serves as your gateway to success. Acquire a holistic understanding of advanced manufacturing processes and strategies, and get empowered to navigate towards leadership roles in your career.

  • Program Type
  • Credential
    Post-Graduate Diploma
  • Program Delivery
    Online hybrid
  • In-person Locations
    Exchange District Campus and Notre Dame Campus
  • Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Program Length
    1-4 years
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $8,800 – $9,700
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry
  • Work-Integrated Learning
    Gain hands-on experience with real work opportunities

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

In this program, you’ll master artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, mechatronics, composites, cybersecurity, additive manufacturing and business intelligence. Learn to lead change and automation, and shape the future of industry while elevating your expertise in cutting-edge technologies.


Gain important foundational skills in cybersecurity, composite manufacturing, AI, robotics and mechatronics.


Advance your practical knowledge and skills in additive manufacturing, business intelligence, leading change and automation.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Digital twin specialist
  • Quality assurance engineer
  • Smart factory project manager
  • Change management consultant
  • Materials manager
  • Supply chain optimization manager
  • Robotics engineer
  • Additive manufacturing engineer
  • IoT integration engineer
  • Digital manufacturing specialist
  • Data analyst
  • Automation engineer
  • Manufacturing systems engineer
  • Industry 4.0 manager
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What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

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Take advantage of modern workspaces throughout the brand-new Price Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics at RRC Polytech.
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Experience and understand how automation can improve work processes.
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Work with collaborative robotics in real-life scenarios to gain hands-on experience.
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Learn about manufacturing processes with the support of industry-experienced instructors.
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Gain a better understanding of additive manufacturing.
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Embark on a transformative journey that not only enhances your skill set but also opens doors to exciting career opportunities.
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Join a cohort of ambitious professionals committed to shaping the future of the manufacturing industry.
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Step into a dynamic learning environment that seamlessly blends theory with practical application.
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Collaborate with industry experts and faculty who bring real-world insights into the classroom.
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Gain hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technologies that are actively shaping the future of manufacturing.

Graduate Success

The future graduates of the Advanced Manufacturing program will redefine industry success. Our grads will be equipped to get the job done, embodying a profound understanding of emerging technologies while honing into important leadership skills developed in the program. With a knack for seamlessly integrating new technology into existing plants, they’ll be the catalysts for innovation and efficiency, driving the future of manufacturing.

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Making a Difference in the Industry

With a post-graduate diploma in Advanced Manufacturing, you’ll be prepared to develop intelligent solutions to optimize processes and improve production equipment.

Industry-Driven Programs

Expert instructors, employers and industry leaders collaborated to create this innovative program and ensure you learn the latest techniques and best practices to succeed in your career. With this career-focused training, you’ll graduate ready to apply your skills, build on your knowledge and expand your professional goals.

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Leading Change on the Factory Floor

Our grads will have the skills to make management-level decisions within a manufacturing environment based on operations management, supply chain management and lean manufacturing. Be ready to lead the change on the factory floor and create innovative solutions using robotics and automation.

“Manufacturing is integral to Manitoba’s economy, with 7,900 job openings expected over the next five years (from 2023 to 2028).”

Jeff Wharton – Minister of Economic Development, Investment and Trade
Province of Manitoba

“As we work to integrate more and more digital technologies into manufacturing products and processes, there’s a complementary need for highly trained and skilled workers to ensure the sector’s success.”

Sarah Guillemard – Minister of Advanced Education and Training
Province of Manitoba

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Advanced Manufacturing program, you’re passionate about Industry 4.0, automation and process improvement. Whether you seek to innovate, manage or engineer, you’re ready to lead the future of manufacturing. This post-graduate diploma program is ideal for tech enthusiasts, engineers, managers or recent grads of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering programs.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.


  • Adaptable
  • Challenge-driven
  • Detail-oriented
  • Logical thinker
  • Visionary


  • Leadership
  • Lifelong learning
  • Management
  • Motivation
  • Problem solving


  • Robotics
  • Automation
  • Industry 4.0
  • Technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Product and solution development
  • Digital transformation

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