MILA 150 - Millwright Apprenticeship Level 1

This course offers harmonized level 1 curriculum as outlined by the ITA. Millwrights install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, such as conveyor systems in diverse settings including repair shops, plants, construction sites, mines, logging operations, ski hills and most production and manufacturing facilities. Millwright is designated as Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) under the Inter-provincial Red Seal program. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance activities, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns.

 

Hours: 210 (Lecture Hours: 158; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 52)

 

Total Weeks: 7

 

Prerequisites:

Eligibility as indicated by the Industry Training Authority

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
PERFORM SAFETY RELATED FUNCTIONS
- Use codes, regulations and standards
- Use personal protective equipment and safety equipment
- Maintain a safe work site
- Perform lock-out, tag out and zero energy procedures
USE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
- Use hand and portable power tools
- Use shop machines
- Use access equipment
PERFORM ROUTINE TRADE ACTIVITIES
- Use math and science
- Lubricate systems and components
- Perform leveling of components and systems
- Use fastening and retaining devices
- Use manufacturer, supplies and reference documentation
- Use mechanical drawings and specifications
USE COMMUNICATION AND MENTORING TECHNIQUES
- Use communication techniques
PERFORM MEASURING AND LAYOUT OF WORKPIECE
- Prepare work area, tools and equipment
- Layout and fabricate workpiece
PERFORM CUTTING AND WELDING OPERATIONS
- Cut material with oxy-fuel and plasma cutting equipment
PERFORM RIGGING, HOISTING/LIFTING AND MOVING
- Select and use sling and rigging attachments
- Select and use hoisting and lifting equipment
- Create a rigging plan

 

 

Learning Outcomes:
This course follows the prescribed ITA Provincial curriculum for Millwright. This document can be found in its most current form at: http://www.itabc.ca/millwright

 

 

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.

 

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