Applications are submitted externally through the TRU website.
Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).
Contact TRU for the next opening.
Not ready for an apprenticeship program? These Foundation (Pre-apprenticeship) programs may be of interest:
This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
For updated details regarding Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), please review the ITA Accredited program profiles.
Individuals who wish to begin an apprenticeship in this program must register with the ITA along with their sponsors. Application forms for all programs are available from the ITA website. Online registration is also available for most programs though the ITA website.
Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) dismantle, move, lay out, set-up, commission, overhaul, install, maintain, and repair machinery and heavy mechanical equipment. This work includes power transmissions, conveyors, hoists, pumps, compressors, alignment, fluid power, and vibration analysis,
The program combines technical training and work-based training. It generally takes four years to complete.
The technical training is made up of four levels totaling 28 weeks (840 hours). Each level is seven weeks (210 hours). This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, online, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6,360 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 212 weeks of training.
For details about the Pan-Canadian Harmonization Initiative and changes to the program structure, visit the ITA website OPSN 2017 007 .
Training modules are:
(Please refer to the BC Curriculum Comparison Chart for course equivalents)
Individuals who hold the credentials listed below are entitled to receive partial credit toward the completion requirements of this program.
Planermill Maintenance Technician 1 - Certificate of Qualification
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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