This 36-week program prepares learners for entry level positions as apprentice millwrights (Industrial Mechanic) and as apprentice machinists with manufacturing firms and resource development firms.
Students engage in a variety of classroom and shop activities. They learn principals of both trades in the classroom and then apply their knowledge in the shop where they fabricate, install and maintain industrial tools, machines and equipment to exacting standards of precision.
Graduates of the Millwright Machinist Foundation Program at Selkirk College earn Level 1 and Level 2 technical training credit towards the millwright apprenticeship as well as Level 1 technical training credit towards the machinist apprenticeship. Additionally, graduates of the program have the option to claim advanced credit for either 325 work-based hours of the practical on-the-job component of the millwright apprenticeship or 500 work-based hours of the practical on-the-job component of the machinist apprenticeship
Graduates of the Millwright Machinist Foundation Program at Selkirk College typically find employment as apprentice millwrights engaged in the operation and maintenance of machines and systems in manufacturing plants, resource development firms, mines, mills and various industrial enterprises. Apprentice machinists are typically employed to set up, calibrate, program and operate sophisticated machine tools in a variety of industrial environments.
Practical Training: Millwright
Earn Level 1 and Level 2 training credit for your Millwright Apprenticeship.
Earn advanced credit for 425 work-based hours.
Operate and maintain systems and machines.
Practical Training: Machinist
Earn Level 1 credit for your Machinist Apprenticeship.
Earn advanced credit for 500 work-based hours.
Work in a variety of industrial environments.
Youth Train in Trades (ACE IT) High School Transition Program
This program qualifies for high school transitions. A program that is designed to help secondary school students get a head-start on their trades careers, while earning graduation credit, the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) Youth Train in Trades (formerly known as Accelerated Credit Enrolment in Industry Training (ACE IT)) program is a perfect way to learn more about the industry.
Speak with your high school guidance counsellor to learn more. Get in touch with our ITT Admin Assistant by email or phone: 1.866.301.6601 ext 13221.