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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) - Year 3 - 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 Millwright program delivers the Year 3 technical training competencies required in the British Columbia Industrial Mechanic Millwright apprenticeship trade.

This program delivers the technical and practical training required for Level 3 of the 4-year Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program. Apprentices will cover theory related to power transmissions, pumps and material handling. This program provides the skills, knowledge and training related to installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and servicing equipment, power transmissions, hydraulic circuits, positive and non-positive displacement pumps, material handling equipment and conveyors. Safe work practices related to the industrial mechanic trade are reinforced throughout the program.

Admission Requirements

  • Sponsored Industrial Mechanic Millwright Apprentice that has successfully completed Year 2 technical training and completed the pre-requisite number of hours of work experience, 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

  • level, align and secure equipment;
  • describe power transmission theory;
  • service couplings, gear drives, belt drives, clutches and brakes, chain drives;
  • describe, assemble and maintain hydraulic circuits;
  • explain pump theory;
  • identify types of pumps;
  • install, maintain and troubleshoot positive and non-positive displacement pumps;
  • explain material handling theory;
  • maintain fans and blowers;
  • identify types of conveyors;
  • describe methods of conveyor loading and uploading and types of process tanks and storage; and
  • maintain conveyor systems.


IMECH 301 Install Equipment

  • Level, Align and Secure Equipment

IMECH 302 Service Power Transmissions

  • Describe Power Transmission Theory
  • Service Couplings
  • Service Gear Drives
  • Service Belt Drives
  • Service Clutches and Brakes
  • Service Chain Drives

IMECH 303 Service Fluid Power

  • Describe, Assemble and Maintain Hydraulic Circuits

IMECH 304 Service Pumps

  • Explain Pump Theory
  • Identify Types of Pumps
  • Install, Maintain and Troubleshoot Positive Displacement Pumps
  • Install, Maintain and Troubleshoot Non Positive Displacement Pumps

IMECH 305 Service Material Handling Systems

  • Explain Material Handling Theory
  • Maintain Fans and Blowers
  • Identify Types of Conveyors
  • Describe Methods of Conveyor Loading and Uploading, and Types of Process Tanks and Storage
  • Maintain Conveyor Systems

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