Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Industrial Mechanical/Millwright, Certificate


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The millwright is trained to install, dismantle or move machinery and heavy equipment according to engineered plans, blueprints or other drawings. The skill level of the millwright ranges from rigger, welder and machine repairman to fabricator, pipefitter and machine reconditioner.

Career Outlook

Openings for millwrights will be found in areas where manufacturing is high. Related vocations are also a possibility with pipefitters and riggers, machine repairmen, structural iron and steel workers being in high demand.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of basic print reading skills including dimensioning practices and calculations, sketching including orthographic, isometric, sectional and auxiliary views.
  2. Produce machining and fabrication projects with an emphasis on safety, fixturing, feeds and speeds, tooling, precision, and accuracy.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in welding techniques.
  4. Construct a fluid power system.
  5. Apply proper rigging techniques to move a load.
  6. Apply knowledge of installing/layout of machinery/industrial components safely.

First Semester / 1st 8 weeks


Total Credits: 5


First Semester / 2nd 8 weeks


Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 6


Second Semester / 2nd 8 weeks


Total Credits: 6


Third Semester / 1st 8 weeks


Total Credits: 5


Third Semester / 2nd 8 weeks


Total Credits: 6


Total Program Hours 34


* See Northwest State General Education Requirements  for a list of Communications Electives.

+ Students must attain a minimum grade of “C” in all courses with a ‘+’ to progress in the program and to graduate.

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