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Pre-Employment Millwright

Program Details

Program Year


Program Length

12 weeks

Program Description

This occupation is most rewarding for those who enjoy variety, security and doing precision work with machinery and equipment. Millwrights install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment in sites such as factories, production plants and recreational facilities. To be successful in their trade, Millwrights need the strength and stamina required to work with heavy equipment weighing in excess of 25 kilograms, good coordination and manual dexterity, the ability to visualize a layout by looking at plans and blueprints, the ability to comprehend and trouble-shoot mechanical systems, the ability to get along with and sometimes supervise the work of others.

Program Delivery

Traditional classroom setting with shop and lab demonstrations.


Oct 02, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 - High Level; Mar 05, 2018 - May 25, 2018 - Peace River

Academic Requirements

RECOMMENDED PATH: Alberta High School Diploma with:
 English 30-2
 Math 30-3
 Physics 30 or Chemistry 30 or Science 30
 Related Career and Technology Studies courses.
 Attendance and participation in "Introduction to Construction Trades."

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT: Successful Completion of:
 English 20-2
 Math 20-3
 Science 10
 Entrance Exam.

Other Requirements

If academic requirements are not met you will need to do an ACCUPLACER assessment. Minimum levels: 70 in Reading Comp., 55 in Arithmetic, and 50 in Elementary Algebra. Contact your nearest campus to schedule an appointment. Pre-employment students are NOT required to be registered with Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT).