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, leaners will progress to Level 1 and 2 technical training.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 60
Lecture Hours: 30
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 30
This course is offered online:
Admission into the Program
- Bench Work
- Working with Numbers
- Fire Safety
- Employment Research
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.
Final Exam: 15 %
Quizzes and Tests: 80 %
Participation: 5 %
Nature of Participation:
Shop inspection, hazard identification
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
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.
Keys to Success:
Attendance, class participation, maintaining a professional attitude, successful study habits, and receiving a minimum of 70% on all practical and theoretical quizzes and tests.