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Continuing Education

Millwright Fundamentals Certificate


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Looking for an avenue into the Millwright trade or thinking of increasing your current trade knowledge? NAIT Continuing Education can help you learn more about the trade or refresh existing skills.

Millwrights install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment. In these courses, you will be taught the basics of the Millwright trade and practice essential skills in reciprocating compressor maintenance.

Students who successfully complete three of the four introductory Millwright courses will earn a NAIT wallet card certificate that proves they have acquired practical skills and theoretical aspects of the trade.

These courses can help you develop skills towards gaining an apprenticeship as a Millwright. Millwrights generally acquire their skills and knowledge through apprenticeship training and/or learning on-the-job.

Millwrights commonly work in industrial repair shops, industrial plants, production facilities, recreational establishments and natural resource industries. They often work in close association with other trade personnel such as electricians, welders, pipefitters, instrument technicians and machinists. Due in part to their versatility, Millwrights have a wealth of employment opportunities, with good prospects for advancement into supervisory positions.