Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Millwrights install, repair, overhaul and maintain machinery and heavy mechanical equipment, such as conveyor systems in diverse settings including repair shops, plants, construction sites, mines, logging operations, ski hills and most production and manufacturing facilities. Millwright is designated as Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) under the Inter-provincial Red Seal program. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance activities, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns.

 

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION - Level 1 in effect January 2018

Program Profile Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification.  Will be made available in the fall of 2017
Program Outline Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers Download (1,044 PDF KB)
Exam Weighting Charts The Exam Weighting Charts for the Harmonized level exams will be made available as the Harmonized level exams are launched.  

 

Program Updates:

The exam weighting charts are available for the Standard Level Exams for levels 1, 2 & 3 and shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).

As we transition to the Harmonized Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) program, it is important that you are accessing the correct information. For details of changes to the program, please refer to OPSN 2017 007.

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 437.52 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 1.14 MB)
  • Guidelines on Interprovincial (IP) Red Seal Examination
  • Information guide about how to study for the IP Exam including sample questions
  • Download(PDF 1.32 MB)
  • Interprovincial (IP) Exam Table
  • List of tasks that will be tested and number of questions on each task
  • Download(PDF 137.29 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 66.01 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 141.77 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 191.65 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 203.63 KB)