Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) – Foundation, Levels 1/ 2 (Enhanced)

By , May 5, 2014

Millwrights dismantle, move, install, change layout, set-up, repair, overhaul and maintain all machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, including power shafting, pulleys, conveyors and hoists. They work from plans and blueprints and install equipment using hand tools, power tools, and hoisting equipment. Millwrights use grinders and lathes to make customized parts and construct machinery foundations. Millwright is designated as Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal program.

If a student is just starting training, or has been unable to secure employment in industry as a Millwright, enrolling in a Foundation Trades Training program is a viable option prior to entering into an Apprenticeship. The Millwright Foundation Level 1 (Enhanced) program consists of Level 1 technical training in addition to practical and essential skills related to the Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) Apprenticeship program.

Opportunities exist in local and regional industry, including: power generating stations, manufacturing, and oil and gas field operations.

Admission Prerequisites

  • Grade 10 level completion that includes Grade 10 English and Grade 10 Math (Apprenticeship and Workplace), both with 67 per cent (C+) or higher.

Where is the program offered?

Northern Lights College, Dawson Creek (starts September)

For more information and a Job Description for a Millwright, see Page 2!

For more information on the Millwright program at Northern Lights College, go to the NLC website:

Millwright Foundation Level 1 (Enhanced)

Millwright Foundation Level 2 (Enhanced)

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