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MWAT 300 - Millwright Level 3
Course Details
Course Code:
MWAT 300

Calendar Description:
This course will provide all of the areas of study that a Millwright Apprentice requires to obtain Third Year Technical Training Certification. In Level 3, students will advance their skills in the areas of equipment, power transmissions, fluid power, and pumps. Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 210
Lecture Hours: 175
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 35

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

Successful completion of Level 2 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 2 Placement Exam.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
-Level, Align and Secure Equipment

Power Transmissions
-Power Transmission Theory
-Gear Drives
-Belt Drives
-Clutches and Brakes
-Chain Drives

Fluid Power
-Hydraulic Theory
-Hydraulic Schematics
-Hydraulic Components
-Hydraulic Pumps
-Hydraulic Circuits/Components

-Pump Theory
-Types of Pumps
-Positive Displacement Pumps
-Non-Positive Displacement Pumps

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 third year apprentice including the following:

Install Equipment
-Demonstrate How to Level, Align and Secure Equipment

Service Power Transmissions
-Describe Power Transmission Theory
-Service Couplings
-Service Gear Drives
-Service Belt Drives
-Service Clutches & Brakes
-Service Chain Drives

Service Fluid Power
-Explain Hydraulic Theory
-Interpret Hydraulic Schematics
-Describe Hydraulic Components
-Identify Hydraulic Pumps
-Assemble, Maintain and Troubleshoot Hydraulic Circuits/Components

Service Pumps
-Explain Pump Theory
-Identify Types of Pumps
-Maintain & Troubleshoot Positive Displacement Pumps
-Maintain and Troubleshoot Non-Positive Displacement Pumps

Use initiative to identify tasks.

Use time productively at all times.

Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

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

Nature of Participation:
Hands-on shop time working with various components of machinery

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

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.

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: 10,11,12,13,15,23
Required - Alberta Apprenticeship Board, Millwright Manual Third Period (Queens' Printer). Chapters Covered: All
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