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Occupation:   Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) assemble, install, repair and inspect machinery and equipment. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns.

Program: Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Training is available at two institutions in Newfoundland and Labrador:

Institution: College of the North Atlantic Link underlined words to
(Baie Verte, Corner Brook, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador West, Placentia campuses)
Duration: 37 weeks

Institution: Carpenters Millwrights College, Paradise
Duration: 34 weeks

Entrance Requirements:

High school graduation

Program Description:

Students in the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) program learn to use and maintain tools and equipment, interpret blueprints, and plan for installation and maintenance of industrial parts and systems. Students operate rigging equipment, employ vibration analysis techniques, perform tack welds, and assemble mechanical parts, such as bearings, gears, shafts, motors and couplings.


Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) is a provincially certified trade. Journeyperson certification is available upon completion of a four-year apprenticeship program and required exam.  Certified journeypersons can get Red Seal interprovincial certification which lets them practice their trade in any province in Canada.