Mechanical Techniques – Industrial Millwright

Program Title – Mechanical Techniques – Industrial Millwright

  • Credential Earned
    Ontario College Certificate or Level 1 Apprenticeship upon completion of placement

    Delivery
    Full Time

  • Program Length
    2 Semesters

    Program Status
    Open

  • Tuition and Fees

Program Codes
NORT – T094 (PC) Timmins Campus
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.

Program Description
This program allows students to gain authentic experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of the complex industrial mechanical machinery in existing and new construction. As a millwright, you will be a team player, dealing with critical machinery that is vital to the operation of the plant. Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship programs provide a basis for you to:

  • Develop desirable work attitudes and a keen sense of responsibility, particularly with regard to personal safety.
  • Acquire sound theoretical training to meet the challenges of today’s increasingly complex work environments.
  • Reinforce fundamental skills of the trade through exposure to practical applications.
  • Develop high standards of craftsmanship, problem solving skills and personal pride in your trade.

Pathways to Success

Graduates of this program may choose to stay an additional year to earn a diploma in Mechanical Technician – Industrial Millwright.

The Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship program is offered on a “Thruway” basis and offers students multiple possible exit points:

Exit 1
Successful completion of Semester 2 earns the 1-year College Certificate and Level 1 of the in-school apprenticeship training.

Exit 2
Successful completion of Semester 3 earns Level 2 of the in-school apprenticeship training.

Exit 3
Successful completion of Semester 4 earns 2-year college diploma and Level 3 of in-school apprenticeship training.

Students are encouraged to complete a co-op placement during the summer months after first and second year. The college will make every effort to assist students in finding co-op placements.

Career Opportunities
Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) work on industrial machinery and mechanical equipment and components. This equipment may include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, lubrication, cooling, and exhaust systems. Some of the components they work on include pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, presses, generators, and pneumatic and hydraulic controls. Graduates may work in industries such as Aerospace, Automobile Assembly & Supply, Breweries, Food Processing, Mechanical Construction, Metal Fabrication, Mining & Forest Products, Nuclear & Fossil Power Stations, Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Steel Production, Wholesale Trading and more.

Contact Information
trades@northern.on.ca