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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) - Year 4 - 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 4 of the 4-year Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program. Apprentices will cover theory, components and systems related to electricity and electronics, pneumatics, vacuums and compressors. This program provides the skills, knowledge and training necessary to maintain and troubleshoot turbines, electric motors and internal combustion engines. Processes related to commissioning equipment, operational equipment effectiveness, vibration analysis and rotating equipment balancing are also included. 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 3 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


At the successful completion of this program, students will be able to

  • describe theory of electricity and electronics;
  • describe procedures for commissioning equipment;
  • commission equipment;
  • explain prime mover theory;
  • describe and maintain electric motors, turbines, and power turbines;
  • describe the maintenance of internal combustion engines;
  • explain pneumatic theory;
  • describe pneumatic components, interpret pneumatic schematics and identify pneumatic pumps;
  • assemble, maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic circuits;
  • explain the theory of vacuum and vacuum systems;
  • interpret vacuum symbols, identify vacuum system components and describe vacuum systems;
  • maintain and troubleshoot vacuum systems;
  • explain compressor theory and identify and describe types of compressors;
  • service compressors;
  • describe operational equipment effectiveness processes;
  • describe use of predictive maintenance tools;
  • identify equipment and process deficiencies;
  • perform vibration analysis and rotating equipment balancing;
  • define personal job related limitations, and know when to request additional expertise; and
  • incorporate a "safety first" approach to every job and in every situation.


IMECH 401 Work Practices

  • Use Communication and Teamwork Skills
  • Plan Job Requirements

IMECH 402 Trade Science

  • Describe Theory of Electricity and Electronics

IMECH 403 Install Equipment

  • Describe Procedures for Commissioning Equipment
  • Commission Equipment

IMECH 404 Maintain Prime Movers

  • Explain Prime Mover Theory
  • Describe Electric Motors
  • Maintain Electric Motors
  • Describe Internal Combustion Engines
  • Describe the Maintenance of Internal Combustion Engines
  • Describe Turbines
  • Describe the Maintenance of Turbines
  • Describe Power Turbines

IMECH 405 Service Fluid Power

  • Explain Pneumatic Theory
  • Describe Pneumatic Components
  • Interpret Pneumatic Schematics
  • Identify Pneumatic Pumps
  • Assemble, Maintain and Troubleshoot Pneumatic Circuits
  • Explain the Theory of Vacuum and Vacuum Systems
  • Interpret Vacuum Symbols
  • Identify Vacuum System Components
  • Describe Vacuum Systems
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Vacuum Systems

IMECH 406 Service Compressors

  • Explain Compressor Theory
  • Identify and Describe Types of Compressors
  • Service Compressors

IMECH 407 Operational Equipment Effectiveness

  • Describe Operational Equipment Effectiveness Processes
  • Describe Use of Predictive Maintenance Tools
  • Identify Equipment and Process Deficiencies
  • Perform Vibration Analysis and Rotating Equipment Balancing

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