Industrial Mechanic (Millwright/Machinist)

Millwrights install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, such as conveyor systems in diverse settings including repair shops, plants, construction sites, mines, logging operations, ski hills and most production and manufacturing facilities. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance activities, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns.

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright/Machinist)

This program is designed to take a student with little or no experience in the industrial mechanic (millwright) field and give them the necessary skills for employment as an apprentice in the trade. The program is delivered in our new ITTC building with state of the art equipment.

Piping
Student attending to machine
valves and gauges

Education requirements

  • Completion of Grade 10 with Grade 10 Math and English (Grade 12 with Grade 11 Math, Physics and English recommended)
  • Acceptable score on Entry Assessment Test
  • Preferred Grade 12

General requirements

  • Good health
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must have safety boots and glasses
  • Must supply and launder your own coveralls
  • Must purchase welding gloves and welding hat
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Location

Kamloops

Next program intake

Feb. 3, 2020 - July 3, 2020
Feb. 1, 2020 - July 2, 2021

Program length

Approximately 24 weeks

Contact
trades@tru.ca

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Level 1

This first level of technical training is 7 weeks in length and contains both theory and practical competencies. Apprentices are trained in safety, trade mathematics, blueprint reading, measurement and layout, hand and power tools, fasteners and threads, lubrication, saws and grinders, drill press, lathe and milling machines, access equipment, machine leveling and installation, cutting and welding operations and rigging.

Level 2

This second level of technical training is 7 weeks in length and contains both theory and practical competencies. Apprentices are trained in trade science, blue print reading, metallurgy, lubrication systems, shafts, bearings and seals, couplings, clutches and brakes, belt, chain and gear drives, shaft alignment, cutting and welding operations.

Level 3

This third level of technical training is 7 weeks in length and contains both theory and practical competencies. Apprentices are trained in shaft alignment procedures, fans and blowers, positive and centrifugal pumps, compressors, pneumatic and vacuum systems, piping and tanks, hydraulic components, circuits and diagnostics.

Level 4

This forth level of technical training is 7 weeks in length and contains both theory and practical competencies. Apprentices are trained in, work planning, engines, turbines, electric motors, conveyor systems, electricity, preventative maintenance, vibration analysis, commissioning of equipment and robotic systems.

Apprenticeship training dates

 FromToLocation
MLWT - Level 1 (Harmonized) Jun 01, 2020 Jul 17, 2020 Kamloops
MLWT - Level 1 (Harmonized) Feb 22, 2021 Apr 09, 2021 Kamloops
MLWT - Level 2 (Harmonized) Jan 06, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 FULL Kamloops
MLWT - Level 2 (Harmonized) Sep 14, 2020 Oct 30, 2020 Kamloops
MLWT - Level 3 (Harmonized) Feb 24, 2020 Apr 09, 2020 (2 seats left) Kamloops
MLWT - Level 3 (Harmonized) Nov 02, 2020 Dec 18, 2020 Kamloops
MLWT - Level 4 Apr 14, 2020 May 29, 2020 Kamloops
MLWT - Level 4 (Harmonized) Jan 04, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 Kamloops

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Costs for Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) programs

Fees are based on 2019 rates and are subject to change.

Costs include items such as student/ancillary fees, books, personal tools and safety gear, which are kept by students when they graduate from the program.

General
Application fee $29.83
Accuplacer exam fee $37
Accuplacer rewrites $25
Parking (student parking website) $2.50 (pass) Motorcycle
$5 per day
Foundation
Tuition $3,120.00
Student and lab fees $875.00
Learning guides and/or textbooks $450.00
CSA work boots, clear safety glasses $160.00
Scientific calculator (non-programmable) $30.00
Toolbox deposit (refundable) $200.00
3-ring binder, paper, pens, etc. $50.00
Total $4,885.00