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MWAT 400 - Millwright Level 4
This course will provide all of the areas of study that a Millwright Apprentice requires to obtain Level 4 Technical Training Certification. Level 4 continues to build the knowledge of previous levels, and prepares learners for the Interprovincial Examination.

Level 4 consists of maintenance and servicing prime movers; from stationary engines to turbines, different compressor designs and functions, and overhaul and startup procedures. Vibration analysis and balancing, and other forms of non-destructive testing that take place in industry are also reviewed. Students who successfully complete Level 4 qualify for the Interprovincial Examination and Journey person status within the industry.

 

Hours: 210 (Lecture Hours: 175; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 35

 

Total Weeks: 7

 

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of Level 3 Apprenticeship Technical Training OR successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 3 Placement Exam.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
Work Practices
- Job Requirements
- Mentoring and Team Skills
Trade Science
- Theory of Electricity and Electronics
Equipment
- Procedures for Commissioning Equipment
- Commission Equipment
Prime Movers
- Prime Mover Theory
- Electric Motors
- Electric Motor Maintenance
- Internal Combustion Engines
- Maintenance of Internal Combustion Engines
- Turbines
- Maintenance of Turbines
- Power Turbines
Fluid Power
- Pneumatic Theory
- Pneumatic Components
- Pneumatic Schematics
- Pneumatic Pumps
- Pneumatic Circuits
- Theory of Vacuum and Vacuum Systems
- Vacuum Symbols
- Vacuum System Components
- Vacuum Systems
- Vacuum Systems Maintenance
Compressors
- Compressor Theory
- Types of Compressors
- Compressors
Material Handling Systems
- Fans & Blowers
HVAC & Pollution Control Equipment
- Theory of Pollution Control
- Different Methods of Pollution Control
- Pollution Control Equipment
- Methods of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Operational Equipment Effectiveness
- Operational Equipment Effectiveness Processes
- Use of Predictive Maintenance Tools
- Equipment and Process Deficiencies

- Vibration Analysis & Rotating Equipment Balancing

 

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 fourth year apprentice including the following:
Use Work Practices
- Plan Job Requirements
- Demonstrate Mentoring and Team Skills
Describe Trade Science
- Describe Theory of Electricity and Electronics
Install Equipment
- Describe Procedures for Commissioning Equipment
- Commission Equipment
Maintain Prime Movers
- Explain Prime Mover Theory
- Describe Electric Motors
- Maintain Electric Motors
- Describe Internal Combustion Engines
- Describe the Maintenance of Internal Combustion Engines
- Describe Turbines
- Describe the Maintenance of Turbines
- Describe Power Turbines
Service Fluid Power
- Explain Pneumatic Theory
- Describe Pneumatic Components
- Interpret Pneumatic Schematics
- Identify Pneumatic Pumps
- Assemble, Maintain and Troubleshoot Pneumatic Circuits
- Explain the Theory of Vacuum and Vacuum Systems
- Interpret Vacuum Symbols
- Identify Vacuum System Components
- Describe Vacuum Systems
- Maintain & Troubleshoot Vacuum Systems
Describe Compressors
- Explain Compressor Theory
- Identify and Describe Types of Compressors
- Service Compressors
Service Material Handling Systems
- Maintain Fans & Blowers
Service HVAC & Pollution Control Equipment
- Describe Theory of Pollution Control
- Describe Different Methods of Pollution Control
- Maintain Pollution Control Equipment
- Describe Methods of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Describe Operational Equipment Effectiveness
- Describe Operational Equipment Effectiveness Processes
- Describe Use of Predictive Maintenance Tools
- Identify Equipment and Process Deficiencies

- Perform Vibration Analysis & Rotating Equipment Balancing

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%

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Additional Comments:

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.

 

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