Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Millwrights install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, such as pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, furnaces and generators, in diverse settings including repair shops, plants, construction sites, mines, logging operations, ski hills and most production and manufacturing facilities. Millwrights are also responsible for assembling, aligning, troubleshooting, inspecting, dismantling and moving this machinery and equipment. Troubleshooting may include diagnosing irregularities and malfunctions, making adjustments, and repairing or replacing parts. Millwrights work with a wide variety of tools, including hand and power tools in installation and repair work. Hoisting and lifting equipment such as cranes, jacks and forklifts are commonly used to position large machines or machine parts.

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) is a nationally designated trade under the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program.

Recommendations

The following education is recommended: Grade 10 (Grade 12 preferred) including English 10, Math 10, Science 10.

 

Millwrights enjoy machinery, have good manual dexterity & motor coordination, and are detail oriented.

 

The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1-to-4 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 7 weeks (210 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 6,360 hours of work-based training.

 

The Foundation Program can jump-start your career without employer sponsorship by supplying the knowledge and skills to enter directly at Level 2 (refer to Industry Training Authority for alternative paths into the occupation).

PROGRAM TYPES

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Selkirk College

Silver King Campus - Nelson

Jan 30 2023Aug 24 2023

Millwright / Machinist

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Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops

Jan 30 2023Jun 30 2023

Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) / Machinist (Harmonized)

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Kwantlen Polytechnic Univ.

Cloverdale

Jan 30 2023Jul 14 2023

Millwright/Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized)

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jan 30 2023Jul 14 2023

Millwright Foundation (Harmonized)

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College of New Caledonia

Vanderhoof

Feb 06 2023Jul 21 2023

Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized) /Machinist

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College of New Caledonia

Quesnel

Feb 06 2023Jul 21 2023

Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized) /Machinist

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Coast Mountain College

Kitimat

Feb 06 2023Jun 23 2023

Industrial Mechanic - Millwright

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Thompson Rivers University

NorKam

Aug 21 2023Feb 02 2024

Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) / Machinist (Harmonized)

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College of New Caledonia

Prince George - Main Campus

Sep 05 2023Mar 01 2024

Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized) /Machinist

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Northern Lights College

Dawson Creek

Sep 05 2023Mar 26 2024

Millwright Foundation

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College of the Rockies

Main Campus

Sep 05 2023Feb 29 2024

Millwright Foundation (Harmonized)

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Selkirk College

Silver King Campus - Nelson

Sep 05 2023May 23 2024

Millwright / Machinist

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Sep 05 2023Mar 01 2024

Millwright Foundation (Harmonized)

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Kwantlen Polytechnic Univ.

Cloverdale

Sep 05 2023Mar 01 2024

Millwright/Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized)

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Sep 05 2023Mar 01 2024

Millwright Foundation (Harmonized)

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Kwantlen Polytechnic Univ.

Cloverdale

Jan 29 2024Jul 12 2024

Millwright/Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized)

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BCIT

BBY - Burnaby

Jan 29 2024Jul 12 2024

Millwright Foundation (Harmonized)

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College of New Caledonia

Quesnel

Feb 05 2024Jul 19 2024

Industrial Mechanic (Harmonized) /Machinist

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Coast Mountain College

Houston

Feb 05 2024Jul 19 2024

Industrial Mechanic - Millwright

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Selkirk College

Silver King Campus - Nelson

Feb 05 2024Aug 29 2024

Millwright / Machinist

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