Pre-Apprentice & Level One Millwright Training Program

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Program Overview

Millwrights maintain and repair stationary industrial machinery, equipment and systems and are often involved with installing, maintaining, repairing and removing equipment. Millwrights also perform routine maintenance activities, such as cleaning and lubricating equipment, adjusting valves and seals, and investigating breakdowns.


  1. Senior level high school, or equivalent (is encouraged).
  2. Meet minimum NPAAMB requirements:
    1. Registered NPAAMB client;
    2. Resides in one of the following urban centres:
      1. Brantford, ON.
      2. Fort Erie, ON.
      3. Hamilton, ON.
      4. Kitchener/Waterloo, ON.
      5. Niagara Falls, ON.
      6. St. Catharines, ON.
    3. Self-identified as an Aboriginal person: (Status/Non-status First Nations, Métis and Inuit);
    4. Between ages of 18 and 30; 3)
  3. Out of school/unemployed and/or underemployed;
  4. Ontario driver’s license (is encouraged).
  5. Willingness to participate actively in math upgrading.
  6. Commitment to full attendance and conduct expectations.
  7. Demonstration that you have researched millwright as a career.

Program Partners

Province of OntarioFunded by the Government of Canada

Conestoga College Connect Life and Learning

Program Details

Deadline to Apply April 19, 2019
Starts May 3, 2019
Ends August 23, 2019
Duration 18 weeks
Program Supports
  • Accommodations (for out-of-town clients’ ONLY)
  • Mileage (based on NPAAMB policy and individual assessment)
  • Bus Pass (for local travel) • PPE (Safety equipment)
  • Earn up to $300 a week.
  • * NPAAMB Training Supports Available (will be reviewed on a individual basis).
Class Site

Conestoga College - Cambridge Campus
School of Trades and Apprenticeship
850 Fountain St. S.
Cambridge, On. N3H 0A8

How to Apply

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