Millwright | Foundation
Millwrights install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, such as conveyor systems in diverse settings including repair shops, plants, construction sites, mines, logging operations, ski hills and most production and manufacturing facilities. Millwright is designated as Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) under the Inter-provincial Red Seal program. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance activities, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns. This program follows the ITA program outline: http://www.itabc.ca/program/industrial-mechanic-millwright and is 24 weeks in length.
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Dates and locations
|February 1, 2021-July 16, 2021||Houston|
Future planned intakes may be subject to change. Please check back to confirm availability.
This program is being delivered at a public school where a BC Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check is required by the local school district; you will be studying in an area with children and vulnerable adults present. The cost of this check will be covered by the college. If you require more information you can contact an Admissions Officer at 1-877-277-2288 x 5203.
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|Faculty Member||Campus Location|
|Perform Safety Related Functions|
|Use Tools and Equipment|
|Perform Routine Trade Activities|
|Use Communitcation & Mentoring Technique|
|Perform Measuring & Layout of Work Piece|
|Perform Cutting & Welding Operations|
|Perform Rigging, Hoisting/ Lifting & Mov|
- Grade 12 Graduation OR 1Mature Student AND
- English Studies 10, English First Nations 10 or Equivalent AND
- Apprenticeship Workplace Math 10 or Higher OR
- Successful completion of a CAT Assessment Test AND
- Physics 11 AND/OR Pre-Calc 11 Recommended
Adult Learners attending programs offered at High School Settings must submit a CRC.
Unless otherwise noted, Permission of Instructor may be used to accept a student into a course(s) when the student does not meet course prerequisites and/or does not attain the required threshold on entry assessments. See the Admission and Registration section for details on this policy.
Learners should be aware that many employers require Grade 12 completion.
Trades learners are encouraged to enhance their employability by enrolling in Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1. OFA courses are scheduled throughout the year at Coast Mountain College.
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|Full Time:||24 Weeks||24 Weeks|
|Student Union Fees:1||$83.84||$83.84|
|Total Program Cost:||$2,374.40||$8,503.51|
Fees are effective as of August 1, 2020 for the 2020/21 academic year.
Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary.
Books & supplies
Books are available at the CMTN Campus Store. Please check your local campus for details.
Tool kits are available for purchase at the registration office. Kits are limited and reserved for students enrolled in specific Trades programs only. Tool kits do not include the required PPE and Supplies on the TOOLS/SUPPLIES LIST. Prices are subject to change without notice.
In addition to the fees outlined in the Program Fees section, the following additional costs apply:
- Purchase of necessary learning resources (available at the CMTN Campus Store)
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Classroom Supplies
- Appropriate clothing
Upon successful completion for the Harmonized Millwright Foundations program students will be able to safely enter into the Millwright field and demonstrate safety work practices, use basic hand skills and understand the basic principles needed begin their apprenticeship in the Millwright trade. This program meets the Industry Training Authority (ITA) Millwright Level 1 requirements. Students will demonstrate positive workplace attitudes and effective communications skills.