Continuing Education

Millwright Fundamentals Certificate

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • 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.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

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.

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