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Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprentice

50-423-1 Apprenticeship (A) 16 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

The maintenance mechanic/millwright is the key person in many metalworking and manufacturing plants that use heavy equipment and machinery. As a maintenance mechanic/millwright you will install, dismantle, repair and replace units to keep production running smoothly. You may also plan the layout of new machinery or construct or repair machine parts. You’ll learn how to safely use machine tools such as engine lathes, drill presses and hand tools. You’ll also learn how to repair equipment in the plant, as well as estimating the cost of moving jobs or installations of new equipment. You could find employment in paper mills, foundries, production mills, schools and hospitals. This apprenticeship involves four years of on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Occupational Specific (16 Credits)

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Theory
50-419-510
0.5
Is an introduction to the theories involved in fluid power transmission, including the relationships of flow and volume to speed of operation, and pressure and area to force. Emphasis is on the importance of reading and understanding fluid power symbols.
Millwright Related 1
50-423-503
1.5
This course provides the millwright apprentice proficiency in mathematics, science, computers, and blueprint reading required for the development of skilled journeyworkers.
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Circuits
50-419-511
0.5
Provides students the opportunity to build and test some of the common circuits used in industry using knowledge of symbology and fluid power theory learned in previous courses. An explanation of these circuit components is included in this course.
Millwright Related 2
50-423-504
1.5
This course is a continuation of Millwright Related 1. Topics include math, science, and blueprint reading.
Millwright Related 3 - 36 HR
50-423-513
1
This course provides the millwright apprentice with technical instruction on subjects that are pertinent to the development of skilled journeyworkers. This related information explains the why of the trade, and addresses the theory of operation, installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and manufacturing operations.
Metal Fab/Welding Related 1 - Millwright
50-457-511
1
Focuses on the basic concepts of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Gas Metal Arc Welding processes. Students will learn welding theory as well as how to set up and operate these welding processes and complete labs with proficiency. Trouble-shooting, along with specific job applications will be covered with these welding processes.
Millwright Related 4 - 36 HR
50-423-514
1
This course provides the millwright apprentice with technical instruction on subjects that are pertinent to the development of skilled journeyworkers. This related information explains the why of the trade, and addresses the theory of operation, installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and manufacturing operations.
Metal Fab/Welding Related 2 - Millwright
50-457-512
1
Focuses on the basic concepts of the Flux Cored Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding processes. Students will learn welding theory as well as how to set up and operate these welding processes and complete lab work with proficiency. Sheet Metal Pattern Drafting will also be introduced, along with the use of industrial fabrication equipment.
Machining Related 1 - Millwright
50-420-501
1
The student will get hands-on experience working with basic measuring tools and also hands-on operations in layout tools and procedures. Screw thread tools and terminology will also be covered, as well as calculating the proper speeds and feeds to utilize on machine tools. Safety will be covered for every aspect of the industrial setting which the student will be working in.
Millwright Related 5 - 36 HR
50-423-515
1
This course provides the millwright apprentice with technical instruction on subjects that are pertinent to the development of skilled journeyworkers. This related information explains the why of the trade, and addresses the theory of operation, installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and manufacturing operations.
Machining Related 2 - Millwright
50-420-502
1
Gain an understanding of and practical experience on drill presses, lathes, milling machines and basic surface grinding. Completion of Machining Related 1 is recommended.
Millwright Related 6 - 36 HR
50-423-516
1
This course provides the millwright apprentice with technical instruction on subjects that are pertinent to the development of skilled journeyworkers. This related information explains the why fo the trade, and addresses the theory of operation, installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and manufacturing operations.
Pneumatics Apprentice
50-419-512
0.5
Uses a combination of lecture and hands-on lab to explain some of the more common industrial uses for pneumatic systems. Correct air preparation and distribution as well as conservation of energy are stressed.
Millwright Related 7
50-423-510
1.5
This course provides the millwright apprentice technical instruction on subjects that are pertinent to the development of skilled journeyworkers. This related information explains the why of the trade and addresses the theory of operation, installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and manufacturing operations.
Millwright Related 8 - 72 HR
50-423-518
2
This course provides the millwright apprentice with technical instruction on subjects that are pertinent to the development of skilled journeyworkers. This related information explains the why of the trade, and addresses the theory of operation, installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical components and machines used in industrial and manufacturing operations.

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