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Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprentice

Apprenticeship Completion

Program number: 504231

Overview

Work DescriptionMaintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprenticeship

Maintenance mechanics and millwrights install, dismantle or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints or other drawings. They keep machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipefitting, boilermaking, insulating, welding, machining, carpentry, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment, and repairing buildings, floors or stairs.

Working Conditions

Maintenance mechanics and millwrights employed in manufacturing often work in a typical factory shop setting and use protective equipment such as safety belts, protective glasses and hard hats to avoid common hazards. 

Training

  • 4-year training program
  • 8,000 hours of on-the-job training
  • 576 hours of paid related instruction
  • Apprentice must complete Red Cross First Aid, CPR and Transition-To-Trainer Courses

Classroom instruction is given in mathematics, blueprint reading, hydraulics, electricity, computers and electronics.

Learn more from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

Program Details

Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprenticeship classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Commercial Avenue

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All courses for this program are offered only in person.

Admission

How to Apply

Millwright apprenticeship applicants must find an apprenticeship with a sponsoring employer on his or her own (similar to looking for a job). Once the applicant has found a position, the employer starts the apprenticeship registration process by contacting a Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards (BAS) Representative for their county.

Application Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Entry requirements vary by employers
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Physically able to perform trade
  • Applicants apply directly to participating employers

 

Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2017-2018 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

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