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Industrial Mechanical Millwright Techniques Certificate

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  • Objectives
    The millwright is employed in the installation, repair and maintenance of complex industrial mechanical machinery in existing and new construction. As such, the millwright deals with critical pieces of machinery which are vital to the operation of the plant. Consequently, qualified millwrights are in high demand by industry. This program instructs and trains students to diagnose, install and maintain plant machinery in a systematic manner with a high degree of efficiency. The College's new millwright laboratory provides the student with the opportunity to train on real industrial equipment utilized in industry. The Industrial Mechanical Millwright Techniques program provides the student with training equivalent to the in-school component of a millwright aprenticeship. In addition, the student increases his/her communication skills and gains hands-on millwright training in the laboratory. Students completing this program can enter as an apprentice in industry or continue into the College's Industrial Mechanical Millwright Technician program.
  • Practical experience
    The Skills Technology Institute (SkyTech) sponsors qualified Co-op Apprenticeship students to work as apprentices on a cooperative work term following their first and second academic years. This co-op placement is optional. Students will be selected based on an application process, which review past academic achievements. Please note that students on appropriate co-op placements receive credit for all in-school apprenticeship training.
  • Academic Title
    Industrial Mechanical Milwright Techniques Certificate
  • Course description
    Semester 1
    # ENG1581   -   001   -   Communication Fundamentals:Ind. Stu.

    The students will develop independent learning skills and review the fundamental conventions of Standard English.

    # IMM1116   -   003   -   Tools, Materials & Fasteners

    Students will learn to use hand and power tools to assemble, install, maintain, and repair machinery and equipment to manufacturer's specifications, as well as use sockets, spanners, wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, chisels, punches, pliers, scrapers, drills, taps, reamers, dies, squares, tapes, snips, saws, use tube and pipe benders, chippers, threading machines, shears, magnetic drills, power saws, and impact tools in a safe and efficient manner. Students will learn to identify ferrous and non-ferrous metals, alloys, and non-metallic materials, use thread systems for specific applications, to select and install nuts, bolts, screws, dowels required to specifications, and to heat, treat, and stress relieve material if required.

    # IMM1151   -   001   -   Industrial Indoctrination & Safety

    This course will enable the student to protect themselves and others. They will comply with safety legislation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS), wear and maintain safety clothing and equipment, and report all hazards. They will apply confined space safety procedure, apply machinery and equipment lockout procedures, use correct body mechanics when lifting loads, communicate with fellow workers, report all accidents, and respond to emergency situations.

    # IMM1156   -   004   -   Technical Drawing & Schematics

    This course will enable students to interpret commonly used technical drawings, and familiarize them with information typically found in manufacturer's manuals. It will enable them to determine specifications and identify drawing symbols, as well as draw and sketch using orthographic, isometric, and sectional views. There will be an introduction to schematic symbols and logic and flow diagrams to prepare them for later courses in electrical and fluid power.

    # IMM1160   -   002   -   Precision Measuring Equipment

    This course will look atthe care and use of all precision measuring and alignment equipment and instruments when measuring, moving, setting up, and maintaining machinery to manufacturer's specifications and prescribed tolerances.

    # IMM1177   -   003   -   Millwright Machining I

    The student will learn the principles of metal cutting and the relationship between speeds and feeds during various machining operations including benchwork, drill press operations, band saws, engine lathes, and pedestal grinders. They will become familiar with the care and use of various precision measuring instruments when measuring, setting up, and manufacturing projects to specifications and prescribed tolerances.

    # IMM2411   -   004   -   Rigging and Hoist

    The student will plan lifts, perform calculations using load charts, select and use correct rigging/hoisting equipment, inspect and maintain rigging/hoisting equipment, use hand and radio signals, control and balance, loads and disassemble all equipment safety.

    # WLD1100   -   002   -   Welding I

    This course will familiarize students with the identification of welding and cutting equipment, various processes, and the basic principles of welding and cutting by applying practical skills in cutting and shielded metal arc welding.

    Semester 2

    # CAD1100   -   002   -   Computer-Aided Drafting I

    Prerequisite: IMM 1155 (for IMTN students only) This is a hands-on course utilizing a computer to perform computer-aided drafting using the latest version of AutoCAD. Topics include drawing construction, scaling, editing, dimensioning, layering, entity controls and blocks, with the objective of producing industry-standard drawings.

    # ENG1580   -   002   -   Applied Communication I

    Prerequisite: ENG 1581 Students will practice the fundamentals of career-related applications of basic communications skills.

    # IMM1246   -   005   -   Bearing Seals & Lubrication

    This course will enable the student to identify and apply bearing materials, fits, and tolerances, fit and maintain plain, journal, sleeve, radial, and axial bearings, install and maintain bearing housings, fit and maintain anti-friction axial, radial, ball, roller, needle, taper, and spherical bearings, inspect and lubricate bearings, fit and maintain "0" ring and lip seals,ensure that maintenance and installation procedures are to prescribed standards. This course will enable the student to select and apply lubricants and greases for specific applications, identify characteristics of lubricants, select and use oils and greases to manufacturer's specifications, select and use special purpose lubricants, handle and store lubricants safely, and maintain record systems.

    # IMM1251   -   005   -   Power Transmission Systems

    This course will enable the student to install and maintain power transmission systems, perform trade calculations on horsepower ratios, install and align belts, "V" belts, chains, and pulleys. They will install, align, and maintain shafts, speed reducers, gears, brakes, clutches, and harmonic drives, install and maintain cams and followers, use keys, splines, and bushings, and read engineering and component drawings to ensure installation and maintenance is to specifications.

    # IMM1265   -   002   -   Electric & Electronic Controls I

    This course will introduce the student to the basic principles and knowledge of electrical circuits and fundamentals. The scope and purpose of the Canadian Electrical Code will be explained. Basic electrical installations will also be introduced to the student.

    # IMM1275   -   002   -   Millwright Machining II

    Prerequisite: IMM 1176 The students will continue to apply the theories and practices taught during IMM 1175 while furthering their knowledge on conventional machine tools such as engine lathes, drilling machines, saws, pedestal grinders, and various hand tools. They will learn the parts, various operations, cutting tools, and the relationship of speeds and feeds applied to milling machines. They will manufacture parts to specified tolerances, which reflect field operations.

    # WLD1200   -   002   -   Welding II

    Prerequisite: APP 1100 This course will familiarize students with the identification of welding and cutting equipment, various processes, and the basic principles of welding and cutting by applying practical skills in cutting and shielded metal arc welding. This course builds the skills and knowledge previously acquired in WLD 1100.

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