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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) - Year 1 - Apprenticeship (2018/19)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$743.93
Tuition: $697.83
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:16.10
Total Fees:$46.10

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

This program delivers the technical and practical training required for Level 1 of the 4-year Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program. Apprentices will develop the skills, knowledge and training related to safe and effective work practices, using hand tools, measuring and layout of equipment, using fixed shop machines and equipment and using mobile access equipment. Apprentices will describe welding practices and use oxy-fuel cutting, welding and heating equipment and will develop skills in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), and using and maintaining plasma arc cutting equipment. Safe work practices related to the industrial mechanic trade are reinforced throughout the program.  

Admission Requirements

  • Sponsored Industrial Mechanic (Millwright Apprentice), OR
  • Journeyperson Millwright (for skills upgrading)

Flexible Assessment (FA): No

Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca

Start Dates

Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates

Program Competencies:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to

  • describe the application of the parts of the Workers' Compensation Act outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations;
  • describe the purpose of HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials Safety) regulations and the WHMIS regulations;
  • identify the personal protective equipment required for various situations;
  • identify various possible hazards that may be encountered on the job site and describe the corrective actions required;
  • identify fire hazards and the four types of fires;
  • identify the types of drawings and diagrams associated with the millwright trade;
  • read and interpret various textbooks, service manuals and bulletins related to the performance of the work;
  • classify and identify mechanical fasteners and locking devices;
  • select and use millwright hand tools;
  • identify and use measuring tools and instruments;
  • select and use portable power tools;
  • select and use fixed shop machines and equipment;
  • identify and describe the use of mobile equipment;
  • describe the safe work practices for oxy-acetylene or gas welding and cutting;
  • set up and regulate gas welding equipment; and
  • identify shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) equipment.

Technical Training Content:

IMECH 101 Work Practices

  • Explain Federal/ Provincial Occupational Health and Safety regulations
  • Explain and Apply Environmental Regulations
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment
  • Follow Safe Working Practices
  • Use Communication and Teamwork Skills
  • Interpret Plans and Sketches
  • Use Reference Resources

IMECH 102 Trade Science

  • Use Trade Math
  • Describe Materials
  • Use Fasteners

IMECH 103 Use Tools

  • Use Hand Tools
  • Use Measuring and Layout Tools and Instruments
  • Use Portable Power Tools
  • Use Fixed Shop Machines and Equipment
  • Use Mobile Access Equipment

IMECH 104 Cut, Fit and Fabricate

  • Describe Welding Practices
  • Use and maintain Oxy-Fuel Cutting, Welding, and Heating Equipment
  • Use and maintain Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Use and maintain Plasma Arc Cutting Equipment

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