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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

Explore financial aid eligibility for Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprentice.

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 2019-2020 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.

First Semester

50-423-561

2 credits


Second Semester

50-423-562

2 credits


Third Semester

50-423-563

2 credits


Fourth Semester

50-423-564

2 credits


Fifth Semester

50-423-565

2 credits


Sixth Semester

50-423-566

2 credits


Seventh Semester

50-423-567

2 credits


Eighth Semester

50-423-568

2 credits


  • Estimated Program Cost
    # of Credits for Completion
    16
    Tuition
    $2184.00
    Materials/Supplemental Costs
    $154.00
    Other Costs
    $0.00
    Total Estimated Program Costs:
    (book costs not included)
    $2338.00
  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of Program Graduates 4 3 8
    Number of Surveys Sent
    Number of Surveys Returned
    Percent of Surveys Returned
    Available for Employment 0 0 0
    Percent Available for Employment
    Not in Labor Market 0 0 0
    Percent Not in Labor Market
    Available for Employment

    2016 2017 2018
    Graduates Employed 0 0 0
    Percent of Graduates Employed
    Employed in Related Occupation 0 0 0
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 0 0
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation
    Employed - No Response 0 0 0
    Percent Employed - No Response
    Seeking Employment 0 0 0
    Percent Seeking Employment
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    2016 2017 2018
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 0 0 0
    Number of Satisfaction Responses 0 0 0
    Very Satisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Very Satisfied
    Satisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Satisfied
    Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Unsatisfied
    Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of Primary Reason Responses 0 0 0
    Preparation for Getting a Job 0 0 0
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job
    Career Change 0 0 0
    Percent Career Change
    Improvement of Existing Skills 0 0 0
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills
    Preparation for Further Education 0 0 0
    Percent Preparation for Further Education
    Personal Interest 0 0 0
    Percent Personal Interest
    Other 0 0 0
    Percent Other
    When Employment was Obtained

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 0 0 0
    Before Enrollment 0 0 0
    Percent Before Enrollment
    While Attending the College 0 0 0
    Percent While Attending the College
    After Training at the College 0 0 0
    Percent After Training at the College
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of Employment Location Responses 0 0 0
    In College District 0 0 0
    Percent In College District
    In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 0
    Percent of In Wisconsin
    Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0
    Percent Outside Wisconsin
    Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0
    Percent Location Unknown
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend 2016 2017 2018
    Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count
    Average Monthly Wage
    Average Hourly Wage
    Average Work Hours per Week
    Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count
    Average Hourly Wage
    Average Work Hours per Week