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Students maintain a turbine for industrial equipment.

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprentice


Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

Millwrights (also known as Industrial Mechanics) install, maintain and repair industrial equipment, such as compressors, pumps and turbines. While on the job, you may perform some of the following duties: reading diagrams, schematic drawings, and service manuals to determine work procedures; operate rigging equipment; install, test and adjust equipment; perform maintenance, and repair or replace defective parts when necessary; service and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems; and perform metal fabrication. As a Millwright, you can work in the oil and gas industry, the manufacturing sector, or anywhere industrial equipment is being used. Experienced Millwrights may advance to positions such as supervisors or project managers, while some start their own businesses.

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice. 

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Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Study Skills and Learning Strategies to learn how SAIT can help promote your success.

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