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  • Objectives
    Students are registered as millwright apprentices at the beginning of the program to a consortium of local employers and will complete post-secondary trade specific training. This program will provide students with a foundation of basic mechanical skills, plus training at the apprenticeship level in the Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright) trade as well as other related essential skills. The program includes post-secondary theoretical knowledge and significant practical training for skills development with regard to the installation, maintenance, repairing and troubleshooting heavy industrial and plant equipment. In addition to the core millwrighting skills, graduates will also receive training in Mathematics, Communications, Computer Applications, CAD and Career Development.
  • Academic Title
    Mechanical Techniques - Millwright Ontario College Certificate
  • Course description
    Level One
    CDEV1020     Co-op and Career Preparation

    Description: This mandatory course prepares students for job searching for their co-op work terms and for post-graduate careers. Students will learn to critically evaluate their skills, attitudes, and expectations and evaluate and interpret available opportunities in the workplace. Self-marketing techniques using resumes, cover letters, cold-calls, and interviewing will be learned and students will learn the expectations, rules, and regulations that apply in the workplace with regards to social, organizational, ethical, and safety issues.
    Hours: 16
    Credits: 1

    COMM1180     Effective Technical Communications I
    Description: Recommended: The course content is based on the assumption that students can demonstrate competency in the use of the English language.

    NOTE: This is course does not qualify for a General Education exemption.

    This level-one course is designed to introduce students to industrial and business communications. Emphasis is placed on analyzing audience, determining purpose and effective ordering of ideas for various written communications such as letters and memoranda in the technical environment. As well, all students are expected to participate in group work throughout the semester and are expected to give an oral presentation.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    COMP1998     Computer Applications

    Description: This course will introduce students to the use of operating systems and file management, word processing and spreadsheet software programs in order to produce technical documents. The use of search tools for accessing information and online communication will also be studied.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    DRWG1230     Generic CAD (2D)
    Description: This course introduces the student to Computer Aided Design (CAD). Students will be required to produce two dimensional detail and assembly drawings in a 2D environment.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    LIBS1540     Student Success for Higher Learning
    Description: This course enables students to develop skills that will enhance their success in college. Students will identify their unique learning styles and develop strategies for success in their academic and personal lives.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    MATH1510     Applied Technical Mathematics I

    Description: This course introduces the student to the practical application of technical mathematics in solving trade-related problems involving tables, charts and other reference materials.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    MILL1210     Introduction to Millwrighting

    Description: The student will be given an overview of millwright equipment and procedures including shop safety. The basic function and usage of millwright equipment, hand and power tools, precision and measuring tools will be introduced through the completion of basic millwright practical projects.
    Hours: 60
    Credits: 4

    Level Two
    DRWG1440     Drawings and Schematics I

    Description: To develop in the apprentice Millwright the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    DRWG1450     Drawings and Schematics II

    Description: To develop in the apprentice Millwright the ability to effectively use manufacturers’ manuals to aid in the building, rebuilding and maintenance of equipment. Also, to develop the ability to sketch and draw machine components using a variety of drawing methods.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    ELEC1320     Electrical I
    Description: This course introduces the student to the basic knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, electrical components and circuits, electrical safety and application.
    Hours: 16
    Credits: 1

    ELEC1330     Electrical II

    Description: Intermediate Electrical ? Electric and Electronic Devices
    This course introduces the student to the basic knowledge of electric and electronic devices:
    · such as fuses, circuit breakers, lock outs and shut off procedures
    · perform diagnostic testing on and describe the application of electronic devices
    Hours: 16
    Credits: 1

    MILL1220     Workshop Practice I
    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge of:

    · the principles of cutting and the relationship between speeds and feeds during the various machining
    operations
    · safety legislation, lock-out and isolation procedures, protective clothing and equipment, confined space procedures, housekeeping rules, fir, electrical and chemical hazards.
    · skill in the selection, safe use and care of the cutting and non-cutting tools used in the trade
    · use of layout tooling use in the trade
    · units of measurement used in the trade, and skill in the use of measuring devices
    Hours: 48
    Credits: 3

    MILL1230     Workshop Practice II
    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge:

    · of the function, component parts, holding devices, accessories, cutting tools, and machining operations on the milling machine.
    · to select, install and maintain friction and rolling element bearings, and static and dynamic seals.
    · to be able to interpret ISO charts and bearing catalogues.
    Hours: 52
    Credits: 4

    MILL1240     Workshop Technology I
    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge of:
    · the principles of cutting and the relationship between speeds and feeds during the various machining operations.
    · skill in the selection, safe use and care of the cutting and non-cutting tools used in the trade.
    · units of measurement used in the trade, and skill in the use of measuring devices.
    · safe operation of metal cutting machines, lathe, drilling machines, grinders and power saws.
    Hours: 56
    Credits: 4

    MILL1250     Machine Technology I
    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge of:

    · Ferrous and non-ferrous metals, basic heat treatment procedures and knowledge and applications of fasteners.
    · Types, properties and applications of lubricants.
    · Identify and select various fasteners used in the trade
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    MILL1280     Machine Technology II
    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge of:

    · The types, applications and maintenance of process pumps, valves, and piping and ancillary equipment.
    · The regulations, types, applications and maintenance of air compressors and ancillary equipment.
    Hours: 40
    Credits: 3

    MILL1290     Rigging and Hoisting

    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge of correct lifting and hoisting procedures and the safe use of all equipment.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    MILL1340     Power Transmission
    Description: To develop in the apprentice knowledge to identify, select and install the appropriate power transmission system and/or components for a specific application.
    Hours: 56
    Credits: 4

    WELD1450     Welding I
    Description: This level I course will develop in the apprentice, knowledge and ability to setup and operate oxy-fuel and stick welding equipment to weld, braze, solder and cut safely, and to specifications. The course is delivered as 25% theory and 75% hands-on skills training using the Oxy-Fuel Gas (OFW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or ?stick?) processes.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    WELD1460     Welding and Fabrication II
    Description: This level 2 course will further develop knowledge and ability to setup and operate welding equipment safely, and to specifications. Additional theory will review weld quality and defects, the effect of expansion/contraction on weldments and types of weld joints and welding symbols. The course is delivered as 25% theory and 75% hands-on skills training using the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW or ?MIG?), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or ?stick?) processes, and will also include shop demonstrations of the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW or ?TIC?), and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) processes.
    Hours: 44
    Credits: 3

    Level Three
    COOP1520     Workplace Based Co-op

    Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in their trade under the direct supervision of the tradespeople in the workplace. This course will increase the student’s understanding of real-life employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills required to gain employment and enhance self-marketing skills. In addition to these employability skills, the student will also have an opportunity to apply technical knowledge from the prior semesters of study to real life situations. These essential employability and technical skills areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as laid out in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes.
    Hours: 560
    Credits: 19

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