Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) - Foundation (2019/20)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$3,193.62|
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
|Bus Pass Fee:|
Students that are enrolled in full time studies at College of the Rockies pay a bus pass fee for unlimited access to public transit in the Cranbrook area. This fee only applies to students enrolled in an On-campus program at the Cranbrook and Gold Creek campus (online students are not required to pay bus pass fees).
|Occupational First Aid Level 1 Fee:|
This fee is for Occupational First Aid Level 1 and is required for this program. Occupational First Aid Level 1 is a 7-hour program that equips you with emergency skills needed to stabilize an injured person until trained help arrives. Areas covered include bleeding control, CPR, and conscious and unconscious choking. Students that have a valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate are not required to take this course.
Students in Trades related programs are required to pay a Toolbox fee.
|Health and Dental Fee:|
An annual fee of $229.50 for the Health & Dental Plan is charged to students registered in the Fall Term in nine or more face-to-face (in-class) credits/hours or enrolled in full-time programs lasting for at least nine weeks of study. This plan provides you with extended health and dental coverage for some of those services not covered by the BC MSP and other health-care programs.
*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.
This comprehensive 24 week Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Foundation (pre-apprenticeship) program provides students the skills, knowledge and training necessary to safely understand, maintain and perform troubleshooting on equipment in the heavy industry sector and covers the program competencies for Level 1 of the four level Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program. Content covered includes using codes, regulations and standards for safety related functions, performing routine trade activities such as leveling of components and systems, use reference documentation, use mechanical drawings and specifications, performing measuring and layout of work pieces, performing cutting and welding operations with oxy-fuel and plasma arc cutting equipment and performing hoisting/lifting, moving and rigging.
The program includes classroom theory, demonstrations, practical hands-on training in an industrial shop setting. Safe work habits are emphasized, reinforced and practiced throughout the program.
Upon successful completion of the 24 week Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Foundation program, students receive:
- Level 1 Technical Training credit from the Industry Training Authority of the 4 Level Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship program
- 425 Work-based training hours
- Certificate of Completion Millwright (Industry Training Authority)
- College of the Rockies Certificate
Secondary school graduation or equivalent, or completion of a College of the Rockies assessment to an acceptable level.
The following education is highly recommended for student success within the program:
- Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11, Trades Mathematics 11, or equivalent
- English 12
Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes (Credit can be awarded for this program through FA)
Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca
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
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.