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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) - Level 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.  


Credential Granted:

Upon successful completion of the 7 week Level 1 Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program, students receive:

  • Level 1 Technical Training credit of the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program from the Industry Training Authority.  

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

Apply: Apprenticeship application form


Start Dates

Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates


Technical Training Content:

IMECH 101 Perform Safety Related Functions

  • Use codes, regulations and standards
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment
  • Maintain safe worksite
  • Perform lock-out, tag-out and zero energy procedures

IMECH 102 Use Tools and Equipment

  • Use hand and portable power tools
  • Use shop machines
  • Use access equipment

IMECH 103 Perform Routine Trade Activities

  • Use mathematics and science
  • Lubricate systems and components
  • Perform leveling of components and systems
  • Use fastening and retaining devices
  • Use manufacturer, supplier and reference documentation
  • Use mechanical drawings and specifications

IMECH 104 Use Communication and Mentoring Techniques

  • Use communication techniques

IMECH 105 Perform Measuring and Layout of Work Piece

  • Prepare work area, tools and equipment
  • Layout and fabricate work piece

IMECH 106 Perform Cutting and Welding Operations

  • Cut material with oxy-fuel and plasma arc cutting equipment

IMECH 107 Perform Rigging, Hoisting/Lifting and Moving

  • Select and use sling and rigging attachments
  • Select and use hoisting and lifting equipment
  • Create a rigging plan

Program Competencies:

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

  • use codes, regulations and standards;
  • use personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment;
  • maintain safe worksite;
  • perform lockout, tag-out and zero-energy procedures;
  • use hand and portable power tools, shop machines and access equipment;
  • lubricate systems and components;
  • perform leveling of components and systems;
  • use fastening and retaining devices;
  • use manufacturer, supplier and reference documentation;
  • use mechanical drawings and specifications;
  • prepare work area, tools and equipment;
  • layout and fabricate work pieces;
  • cut material with ox fuel and plasma arc cutting equipment;
  • select and use sling and rigging attachments;
  • select and use hoisting and lifting equipment; and
  • create a rigging plan.

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