This program is well suited for those who enjoy working with mechanical applications. Students are provided with the skills necessary to safely install, troubleshoot, overhaul and maintain a variety of mechanical equipment used in industrial operations. The program also integrates best practices commonly used in the industry. Areas of study include: machining, blueprint reading, hydraulics and pneumatics, electronic, power transmission and lubrication, materials science, preventative and predictive maintenance, project management, PLC, Robotics, CNC, and 3D modeling.
The Millwright Mechanical Technician program is recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development as a co-op/diploma program. Graduates meet the program standards of an Ontario Mechanical Technician, as well as the in-school training of an Industrial Millwright Apprenticeship.
Eligible incoming students are encouraged to register with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as program participants and as soon as they start work in an apprenticeable position, they are eligible to register as an apprentice. The training at Lambton College counts toward the in school training requirement for the Millwright Apprenticeship. Students considering Second Career funding are required to contact their representative to receive the most current information regarding apprenticeship options and how it affects funding.
Students who are in good academic standing during the first two terms of the program will be eligible to apply for a four-month co-op job placement as available. A student is considered to be in good academic standing if they have passed all of their courses and have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Students seeking co-op job placement positions must apply for them and be chosen following an interview process. The college actively pursues companies to participate in the program but cannot guarantee co-op placements for each student.
Lambton College’s CPET, ICET and MTIM programs are the only ones of their type in Canada to be recognized as NUCP accredited. Partnering with Bruce Power, these programs have meet the training standards of the Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP). Students wanting NUCP designation will need to achieve 80% or greater in all courses and need to complete online modules and achieve 8-% or higher on assessment of that material. As well, eligible students in these programs will be considered for field or co-op placements with Bruce Power.
O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 12 Mathematics C or U
Grade 11 or 12 Physics C or U (recommended)
Note: Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any grade 12U mathematics is recommended; Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) minimum final grade is 60%. If the program is highly competitive, students with Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any Grade 12U mathematics will be given preference.
Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.
Applicants will be expected to communicate electronically and to use computer applications as required in their programs on a course-by-course basis.
Our graduates find employment in the petrochemical, plastics, food packaging, manufacturing, automotive, steel-making, heavy equipment, mining and lumber industries. Most graduates complete their apprenticeship although some choose employment as a mechanical technician. Technician employment opportunities have included predictive maintenance, scheduling, estimating, and non-destructive testing/evaluation.
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