Quick Facts

Service type: Employment
Eligibility: Age 18+; Permanent Resident or Canadian citizen; able to work in Ontario.
Delivery: Virtual, in person
Location: George Brown College
Hours of Operation: Varies
Fee: Free
Program Date: June 19, 2023
Duration: 32 weeks and one year of post-program support

Program Description

Delivered by George Brown College in partnership with WoodGreen, the Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program is a free training program that enables students to develop skills related to the Industrial Mechanic Millwright (433A) trade.

 

The work of a millwright involves installing, maintaining, diagnosing and repairing industrial machines. Millwrights work on pumps, compressors, conveyors, turbines, monorails, extruders and mining equipment using a combination of hand and power tools, including welding equipment.

 

Following the training component, WoodGreen supports participants to connect with employers and secure their work placement.

 

Students will learn:

  • Industry techniques in maintaining and repairing factory equipment & automated systems
  • Theory and practice of machine fabrication & repair
  • Maintenance needs of the manufacturing & production industry
  • Measurements, mathematics, blueprint interpretation
  • Program content is based on input from the industry and George Brown College‚Äôs Centre for Construction & Engineering Technologies
  • Employment readiness services are provided by WoodGreen

 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Interested applicants will be assessed for English and Math skills (Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent)
  • Applicants must have a current resume and be able to demonstrate interest and suitability to both training and employment in the millwright trade
  • Must be able to work in Ontario
  • Permanent Resident or Canadian citizen
  • Must be able to commit to 32 weeks of training
  • Must have access to a computer and internet

 

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Contact information

Sacha Bradley

(416) 415-5000 ext. 3007
PreAppPrograms@georgebrown.ca

Location

George Brown College

Hours

Varies

This program is funded by:

 

Program Partner

 

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