Millwright Foundations


Millwrights install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, such as conveyor systems in diverse settings including repair shops, plants, construction sites, mines, logging operations, ski hills and most production and manufacturing facilities. Millwright is designated as Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) under the Inter-provincial Red Seal program. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance activities, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns. This program follows the ITA program outline: and is 24 weeks in length. 

Program Outline




HMILLF 11010
Perform Safety-Related Functions

HMILLF 11020
Use Tools and Equipment

HMILLF 11030
Perform Routine Trade Activities

HMILLF 11040
Use Communication and Mentoring Techniques

HMILLF 11050
Perform Measuring and Layout of Work Piece

HMILLF 11060
Perform Cutting and Welding Operations

HMILLF 11070
Perform Rigging, Hoisting/Lifting and Moving

Career Opportunities     

Upon successful completion for the Harmonized Millwright Foundations program students will be able to safely enter into the Millwright field and demonstrate safety work practices, use basic hand skills and understand the basic principles needed begin their apprenticeship in the Millwright trade. This program meets the Industry Training Authority (ITA) Millwright Level 1 requirements. Students will demonstrate positive workplace attitudes and effective communications skills.

Admission Requirements   

  • Grade 12 Graduation OR *Mature Student AND
  • English 10 or Equivalent AND
  • Apprenticeship Workplace Math 10 or Higher
  • Successful completion of a CAT Assessment Test AND
  • Physics 11 AND/OR Pre-Calc 11 Recommended

*Adult Learners attending programs offered at High School Settings must submit a CRC 

Unless otherwise noted, Permission of Instructor may be used to accept a student into a course(s) when the student does not meet course prerequisites and/or does not attain the required threshold on entry assessments. See the Admission and Registration section for details on this policy.

Learners should be aware that many employers require Grade 12 completion.

Dates and Locations     

Prince Rupert
January 2, 2019
June 14, 2019