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Cert. of Mechanical Techniques – Millwright

Humber College’s Mechanical Techniques – Millwright certificate program is designed to help introduce prospective millwrights to the trade. The program aims to facilitate employment or provide the required components to enter into a millwright apprenticeship program, giving practical experience with trade regulations and practices.

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Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

In Humber College’s Mechanical Techniques – Millwright certificate program, you will gain a solid understanding of the various technical theories and elements of the millwright trade. There will be a significant practical component to the program, and you will learn valuable skills in blue print reading, basic hydraulic/pneumatic, machining, welding, basic electrical controls, drives/pumps, and measurement.

At Humber, skilled instructors highlight current trends within the industry and strive to duplicate situations that apprentices and skilled tradespeople will see in their everyday working life.

Courses include:

  • Drawings and Schematics
  • Safety Hand and Power Tools
  • Electric and Electronic Control
  • Mechanic Theory
  • Welding
  • Essentials of Technical Mathematics

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Canada currently faces a critical shortage of skilled workers. Skilled tradespeople will be increasingly in demand because of the rapid pace of technological changes and as current workers in the field begin to retire. According to the Working in Canada Report (Government of Canada), employment opportunities for licensed millwrights will be steady.

Graduates of this program will find a range of employment opportunities through millwright apprenticeship programs, as well as positions associated with construction, manufacturing and industry work, metal fabrication, and green energy. There are many opportunities for advancement within this career path from supervisory to management positions.

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