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Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprentice

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

*If general education courses are required, they 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 estimate the cost of moving jobs or installations of new equipment. This program requires you to first be employed and involves four years of on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (16 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Theory
    50-419-510
    0.5Credit
    18
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50419510
    • Credits: 0.50

    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
    1.5Credit
    54
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423503
    • Credits: 1.50

    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
    0.5Credit
    18
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50419511
    • Credits: 0.50

    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
    1.5Credit
    54
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423504
    • Credits: 1.50

    This course is a continuation of Millwright Related 1. Topics include math, science, and blueprint reading.

  • Millwright Related 3 - 36 HR
    50-423-513
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423513
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50457511
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423514
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50457512
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50420501
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423515
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50420502
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423516
    • Credits: 1.00

    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
    0.5Credit
    18
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50419512
    • Credits: 0.50

    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
    1.5Credit
    54
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423510
    • Credits: 1.50

    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
    2Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423518
    • Credits: 2.00

    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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