MILL101 - Millwright Foundation

This course provides the basis for apprenticeship technical training and focuses on safety both in the industry and in the classroom, as well as the tools used within the industry and classroom, and a math review.  Millwrights are 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 the Millwright program and the industry's workforce requirements. Upon successful completion of this course, learners will progress to Level 2 technical training.


Hours: 720 (Lecture Hours: 245; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 475)




Non-Course Prerequisites:
Admission to program




Course Content:
- Orientation
- Bench Work
- Grinders/Saws
- Fractions
- Decimals
- Fire Safety
- Employment Research


Learning Outcomes: 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


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


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