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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship

Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
Program Code:
0704
School:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Academic Year:
2019 / 2020
Accelerated Delivery?
No

About the Program

This 720-hour program, which consists of a 240-hour level 1, a 240-hour level 2, and a 240-hour level 3, is designed to provide the apprentice with theoretical knowledge of all aspects of the industrial mechanic (millwright) trade as well as practical training necessary to complement the apprentice's on-the-job training experience.

Program Information

Length: 720-hour Ontario College Certificate program delivered in three components
Location: Cambridge (Fountain Street)
Start: Varies

Admission Requirements

Note:

What is Apprenticeship?

For information on the apprenticeship system in Ontario, including how to register as an apprentice, visit the apprenticeship section of our website.

Tuition & Fees

Fees are set by MTCU as per the Offer of Classroom Training.
Books, safety equipment, tools, and parking fees are additional.
Refer to the apprentice orientation page for further details on these additional fees (First Day Checklist).
Applicants are registered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Graduate Opportunities

Millwrights are employed in most industries in Canada: oil and gas, mining, automation and robotics, hospitals, food industries, and manufacturing.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Exemption Testing

Apprentices may challenge the in-school portion of apprenticeship levels from a variety of trade-specific apprenticeship programs depending on their level of expertise and time spent on the job. Non-apprentices can likewise challenge the in-school portion of the program starting first at level one. For more information about Exemption Testing - Apprentices and Non-Apprentices please visit: http://www.conestogac.on.ca/testing-services/exemption.jsp

Program Courses

Course Details (0704)
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
DRWG1480 Drawings And Schematics I

Description: To develop in the apprentice, the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC1090 Electrical I

Description: This course introduces the student to the basic knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, electrical components and circuits, electrical safety and application.
Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1300 Workshop Practice I

Description: This course will develop in the apprentice, knowledge of safety legislation, lock-out and isolation procedures, protective clothing and equipment, confined space procedures, housekeeping rules, fire, electrical and chemical hazards. Also, skill in the selection, safe use and care of the cutting and non-cutting tools used in the trade; as well as units of measurement used in the trade, and skill in the use of measuring devices.
Hours: 48
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1310 Workshop Technology I

Description: This course is to develop in the apprentice knowledge of the principles of cutting and the relationship between speeds and feeds during the various machining operations.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1320 Machine Technology I

Description: This course is to develop in the apprentice knowledge of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, basic heat treatment procedures, and knowledge and applications of fasteners. Also skill in the selection, safe use and care of the cutting and non-cutting tools used in the trade; as well as types, properties and applications of lubricants.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL1330 Rigging & Hoisting

Description: To develop in the apprentice, the knowledge of correct lifting and hoisting procedures and the safe use of all equipment
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

WELD1090 Welding I

Description: This level 1 course will develop knowledge and ability to setup and operate Oxy-fuel and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (“Stick”) equipment to, where applicable, weld, braze, solder and cut, safely and to specifications. This course is delivered with both theory and hands-on skills components. Demonstrations of other shop equipment will also be delivered.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
DRWG2050 Drawings And Schematics II

Description: To develop in the apprentice the ability to effectively use manufacturers' manuals to aid in the building, rebuilding and maintenance of equipment. Also, to develop the ability to sketch and draw machine components using a variety of drawing methods.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC2050 Electrical II

Description: This course introduces the student to the basic knowledge of electric and electronic devices such as fuses, circuit breakers, lock outs and shut off procedures; as well as perform diagnostic testing on and describe the application of electronic devices.
Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2060 Machine Technology II

Description: To develop knowledge in: types, applications and maintenance of air compressors and ancillary equipment, as well as types, applications and maintenance of process pumps, valves, piping and ancillary equipment.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2070 Power Transmission

Description: Develop knowledge to identify, select and install the appropriate power transmission system and/or components for a specific application
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2080 Workshop Practice II

Description: To develop knowledge of safety as it relates to milling machines and surface grinders, machine types, component parts, holding devices, accessories, cutting tools, and machining operations on the milling machine and surface grinder. The ability to select, install and maintain friction and rolling element bearings, static and dynamic seals.
Hours: 52
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

WELD2000 Welding & Fabrication II

Description: This level 2 course will further develop knowledge and ability to setup and operate Shielded Metal Arc Welding ("Stick") welding equipment, safely and to specifications. The Gas Metal Arc Welding ("MIG") and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding ("TIG") processes will also be studied. Additional theory will review quality and defects, the effects of expansion and contraction on weldments, types of weld joints and welding symbols. This course is delivered with both theory and hands-on skills components. Demonstrations of other shop equipment will also be delivered.
Hours: 44
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 3
ELEC3090 Electrical III

Description: To develop in the apprentice Millwright basic knowledge of electrical and electronic terminology, schematics and application of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MILL2050 Fluid Power

Description: To develop in the apprentice the basic principles and application of pneumatics and compressed air safety as it relates to pneumatic systems.
- the ability to identify, select and install pipe systems and valves for specific applications.
- the knowledge of the basic hydraulic principles and the ability to perform pertinent hydraulic calculations, install, maintain and troubleshoot components.
Hours: 81
Credits: 6
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CoRequisites:

MILL3000 Machine Technology III

Description: In this course students will develop their knowledge of material handling systems and their operations, and the types, applications and maintenance procedures of prime movers. Ancillary equipment of prime movers will also be reviewed. The course will also cover the types, functions and applications of fans and blowers. A variety of maintenance models will be discussed, including their benefits and the procedures and equipment used.
Hours: 48
Credits: 3
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MILL3010 Workshop Practice III

Description: This course is designed to develop in the student, the knowledge and principles of applied mechanics and thermodynamics, as pertaining to the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) trade. Students will also develop basic skills in the use of optical measuring equipment and knowledge of the principles of Machine Foundations.
Hours: 54
Credits: 4
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WELD3190 Welding And Fabrication III

Description: This course will provide the student/apprentice with basic fabrication skills, using trade calculations, hand tools and common fabrication shop machines while producing projects from shop drawings.
Hours: 33
Credits: 2
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