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MWAT 200 - Millwright Level 2
Course Details
Course Code:
MWAT 200

Calendar Description:
This course will provide all of the areas of study that a Millwright Apprentice requires to obtain Second Year Technical Training Certification. Level 2 builds upon the theory and practical skills acquired in Level 1 training. Focus is placed on gaskets, bearings and seals, power transmission, alignment, reciprocating compressors, cutting and welding, lubrication, and print reading. Students who successfully complete Level 2 training progress to Level 3 status. Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.

Date First Offered:
2009-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 210
Lecture Hours: 105
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 105


Total Weeks:
7

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Successful completion of Level 1 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 1 Placement Exam.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
GASKETS
- Gaskets

BEARINGS AND SEALS
- Anti-Friction Bearing Classification and Identification
- Anti-Friction Bearing Removal and Installation
- Plain Bearings
- Bearing Maintenance
- Bearing Seals and Pillow Blocks

POWER TRANSMISSION
- Belt conveyors
- Chain,Bucket and Screw Conveyors
- Shafting, Fits, and accessories
- Power Transmission Belts
- Power Transmission Chains
- Package Handling Roller Conveyors
- Gear Installation and Maintenance

RIGGING PROCEEDURES
- Safety aspects
- Selection and correct use of lifting equipment
- Material weights
- Calculating safety factors

ALIGNMENT
- Cross Dial Alignment

CUTTING AND WELDING
- Oxyacetylene Equipment and Procedures
- Electric Arc Welding

LUBRICATION
- Lubrication

TRADE MATH
- Review of Level 1 Material
- Solving Related Trade Calculations
- Mechanics of Simple Machines
- Atmospheric Pressure and Gas Laws
- Coefficient of Expansion
- Alignment

APPLIED PRINT READING
- Review of Level 1 Material
- Welding Specifications
- Practical Application of Print Theory

SHOP WORK
- Gaskets fabrication and installation
- Bearings and Seals selection installation and adjustments
- Power Transmission
- Alignment
- Reciprocating Compressors
- Cutting and Welding
- Lubrication


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the apprentice will be able to work in a millwright shop safely and perform correct repair procedures typical of a second year apprentice including the following:

- Describe the installation and maintenance of gaskets used in industrial machinery
- Select appropriate anti-friction bearings for specified applications
- Describe the replacement of anti-friction bearings
- Describe the application, installation, and remanufacture of plain bearings
- Reduce the frequency of bearing failures
- Describe the characteristics and applications of bearing seals and pillow blocks
- Describe the types, application, replacement, and maintenance of couplings
- Describe the types, applications, replacement, and maintenance of clutches and brakes
- Describe shafts, soft materials, and accessories
- Identify and describe installation and maintenance procedures for belt power transmissions systems
- Identify and describe installation and maintenance procedures for chain power transmission systems
- Explain the fundamental terminology and characteristics of gears
- Describe the installation and maintenance, and overhaul procedures for gears and gearboxes
- Describe the installation and maintenance procedures for variable speed Power Transmission Devices
- Align two machines using either the cross dial method or the reverse dial method
- Describe the fundamentals of compressors
- Explain installation and repair of compressor stationary components
- Explain reciprocating compressor component inspection and repair
- Describe reciprocating compressor valves and gas sealing inspection and repair
- Explain reciprocating compressor overhaul and start-up procedures
- Describe the equipment and procedures used when performing heating, cutting, and brazing operations
- Describe the procedures and equipment used in electric arc welding operations
- Describe the use of lubricants in industry


Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks.

Attitudes:
Use time productively at all times.

Skills:
Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:
Percentage

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 15 %
Quizzes and Tests: 80 %
Participation: 5 %


Nature of Participation:
Site visits, hands-on shop time, welding

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
Hands-on shop time working with various components of machinery.
Students will sign and adhere to the Trades & Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.


Supplies:
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.

Text Books:

Required - Industry Training Authority, Millwright Manual (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: 6,7,9,19,22
Required - Alberta Apprenticeship Board, Millwright Manual Second Period (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: All
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