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MILL090 - Millwright Foundation Trades Training

The Millwright Foundation program provides the basis for apprenticeship technical training and focuses on safety both in the industry and in the classroom, tools used within the industry and classroom, and math review. Millwrights are the primary maintenance personnel and are expected to install, maintain, and repair all types of machinery in the mining, forestry, and energy industries. In this course, students will be provided with an overview of both Millwright program and the industry's requirements of the workforce. Upon successful completion of this course, learners will progress to Level 1 and 2 technical training.


Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours: 30; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 30)


Total Weeks: 2



Admission into the Program


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Orientation
- Bench Work
- Grinders/Saws
- Working with Numbers
- Fractions
- Decimals
- Fire Safety

- Employment Research


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Recognize the safety requirements of the Millwright trade
- Identify potential safety hazards
- Identify the tools used of the trade
- Apply mathematics to problem solving techniques

- Recognize the expectations of Millwrights in industry


Use initiative to identify tasks.

Use time productively at all times.


Select and use appropriate tools.


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Additional Comments:

Students will sign and adhere to the Trades & Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.


Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.


Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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