Millwright Apprenticeship

Millwright Apprenticeship

Program Description

Millwrights dismantle, move, install, change layout, set-up, repair, overhaul and maintain all machinery and heavy mechanical equip­ment, including power shafting, pulleys, conveyors and hoists. They work from plans and blueprints and install equipment using hand tools, power tools, and hoisting equipment. Millwrights use grinders and lathes to make customized parts and construct machinery foundations.

The Millwright Apprenticeship Training Program includes levels 1-4 of the ITA prescribed Apprenticeship training.

Career Prospects

Excellent opportunities exist in both local and regional industry for Millwrights.  Above average salaries are offered, as well as excellent working environments.


Location: Dawson Creek Campus

Length: 28 weeks (840 hours)

Start: Current Apprenticeship level program schedule  

Fees: Current Fee Schedule

Admission Prerequisites

Eligibility as indicated by the ITA

Important Notes

  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans.
  2. Students must provide safety equipment, including footwear having CSA safety-toe protection and CSA safety glasses with clear lenses, gloves, coveralls, etc.
  3. The program is affiliated with the Industry Training Authority and Program Advisory Committee.
  4. The information on this program page is a summary of the official Program Completion Guide approved by NLC’s Education Council. Download a PDF of the Program Completion Guide.

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Program Contact:
Program Instructor: Russ Haugen


In addition, students may be required to attend and complete Gap Training when transitioning from Classic to Harmonized levels.