Take the first step towards becoming an Industrial Mechanic (Millwright). This first-level apprenticeship program is delivered in a compressed time frame from September 27, 2021 to January 21, 2022.
In addition to fulfilling the requirements needed to continue in an apprenticeship (pending employer sponsorship), participants will also receive three micro-credentials and a paid placement.
This pre-apprenticeship program is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) to develop more skilled tradespeople in response to Ontario’s shortage of skilled workers.
- The funding includes your tuition, hand tools, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and all learning resources
- The program includes an 8-week paid placement
- As an MLTSD-funded program, your pre-apprenticeship training is automatically recognized by MLTSD
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In this program, participants will:
- Focus on Level 1 in-class, as well as an introduction to secondary trade (3 hours/week) and safety
- Develop skills and knowledge required to install, maintain, troubleshoot, overhaul, and repair stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment
- Be introduced to the Industrial Electrician trade with an introduction to basic instrumentation
- Earn three micro-credentials in Workforce Preparedness, Digital Literacy, and Communication. Micro-Credentials are credentials that are transferable across disciplines and can be stand alone as requested by employers or stackable with other credentials to earn more comprehensive credentials
This course will allow the apprentice the opportunity to calculate safety factors used in rigging and hoisting procedures and the respective practical applications.
The apprentice must have:
- A secondary school diploma or equivalent
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There will be four entrance tests in Math, Reading Comprehension, Composition and Mechanical Aptitude followed by an interview in order to gain entrance to the program
Your new career pathway is mapped out for you with this program that is not only tuition-free but includes your hand tools, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and all learning resources.
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Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights):
- Are employed in manufacturing plants, utilities, and other industrial establishments
- Earn upwards of $57 per hour in Canada
- Are a Red Seal Trade, so when your apprenticeship is completed you will be given the professional designation RSE for Red Seal Endorsed
Fully qualified Red Seal Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights):
- Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings
- Install, align, dismantle, and move stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment such as pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, furnaces, and generators
- Operate hoisting and lifting devices such as cranes, jacks, and tractors to position machinery
- Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions
- Install, troubleshoot, and maintain power transmission, vacuum, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems, and programmable logic controls
- Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts
- Operate machine tools such as lathes and grinders to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance, or set-up of machinery
- Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work
- Construct foundations for machinery or direct other workers to construct foundations
- Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation using hand and power tools and welding equipment
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