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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) - Apprenticeship Levels 1-4

Overview 

Indentured apprentices combine on-the-job training with formal classroom technical training at Northwest Community College to earn journeyperson classification. To be eligible for apprenticeship training you must be registered as an apprentice with the Industry Training Authority. Registration can be completed at www.itabc.ca.

Program Outline 

LEVEL 1

Line A Work Practices
Line B Trade Science
Line C Use Tools
Line F Cut, Fit and Fabricate

LEVEL 2

Line B Trade Science
Line D Lubricants, Seals and Bearings
Line E Install Equipment
Line F Cut Fit and Fabricate
Line H Service Power Transmissions            
Line I Service Fluid Power

LEVEL 3

Line E Install Equipment
Line H Service Power Transmissions
Line I Service Fluid Power
Line K Service Pumps
Line L Service Material Handling Systems     

LEVEL 4

Line A Work Practices
Line B Trade Science
Line E Install Equipment
Line G Maintain Prime Movers
Line I Service Fluid Power
Line J Service Compressors
Line M Operational Equipment Effectiveness
Career Opportunities 

Journeyman millwrights find employment in construction, maintenance, machine shops and stock keeping and sales. They are employed in manufacturing, processing, construction and entertainment industries. Their duties include a variety of skills required for other trades. Millwrights, therefore, make good candidates for promotion to supervisory and superintendent positions.

Admission Requirements 

Students entering Millwright Apprenticeship classes must be registered as an apprentice and submit a Trades Worker Identification (TWID) # upon registration.

Complete a NWCC Bursary Application [PDF]

Dates and Locations 

TBA

Program Fees 
FEES Full-time Domestic (7 Weeks) Full-time International (7 Weeks)
Tuition: $489.58 $2,020.72
Student Unions Fees: $40.86 $40.86
Mandatory Fees: $140.84 $190.84
Health Insurance:  N/A $250.00
**Total Tuition:  $671.28 $2,542.42

Fees are effective as of August 2017
**Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary depending on courses taken.

Books & Supplies

Books are available at the NWCC Bookstore. Please check your local campus for details.

In addition to the fees outlined in the Program Fees section, the following additional costs apply:

  • C.S.A. approved safety footwear (WorkSafeBC regulations)
  • Gloves
  • Tools
  • Classroom supplies (Pencils, pens, eraser, ruler, 2 three ring binders, paper and a scientific calculator)
  • Appropriate clothing