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Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Trade Description:

An industrial mechanic, also known as a millwright, installs, tests, removes, repairs and services a wide variety of industrial machinery and equipment. Industry depends on industrial mechanics to install machinery and keep important equipment running smoothly and efficiently. Industrial mechanics read blueprints, drawings and manuals to determine repairs and work procedures and perform preventative and operational maintenance.

Industrial mechanics are employed by construction contractors, mining and manufacturing companies and pulp and paper mills.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
Red Seal Occupational Standard

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,600 8-8-8-8 UCN & UCN-MITT

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document Facility Audit Checklist
PDF Document Level Four

Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (Online)
Sample Exams Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (PDF)
Types of Exam Questions Red Seal Exam Preparation Guide

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 9,600 No
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Industrial Mechanic / Millwright Program 1