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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority for:
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Source: 'Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)' profile on BC ITA.
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. Each level is seven weeks. 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, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6600 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 220 weeks of training.
Training modules are:
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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