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This is designed to help you prepare to write your Certificate of Qualification Ministry exam. Includes sections on Hydraulics, Rigging, Welding, Safety, Bearings, Power transmission, etc. Has lots of charts and drawings for use after you are done using it for studying.


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About Millwrights (Industrial Mechanics)
Millwrights install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment in factories, production plants and recreational facilities.
On a typical job, millwrights:
  • Read diagrams and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Operate rig equipment and dollies to place heavy machinery and parts
  • Fit bearings, align gears and shafts, attach motors, and connect couplings and belts (often to within a fraction of a millimetre tolerance)
  • Align and test equipment, and make any necessary adjustments
  • Perform preventive and operational maintenance using procedures such as vibration analysis, and repair or replace defective parts when necessary
  • Trouble-shoot hydraulic, pneumatic and programmable logic controls
  • May do some fabrication as well as maintain an inventory of replacement parts
  • May do some tack welding (a weld that is adequate in size to temporarily hold components in place until it can be completely welded by a registered apprentice welder or a journeyman welder) and fabrication as well as maintain an inventory of replacement parts
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) has identified nine essential skills that are necessary to succeed in the workplace. These skills provide the foundation for learning all other skills and are applicable to most construction careers. Best of all, you can learn and improve on these skills in school, on the job, and during your everyday life.
The most important Essential Skills for millwrights are:
  • Document use—reading and interpreting documents to extract information
  • Oral communication—conveying or exchanging information verbally
  • Problem solving—coming up with solutions to challenges
  • Decision making—making a choice among options
  • Working with others—interacting with co-workers to get the job done
  • Computer skills—working with computers to operate machinery or to input/extract information
  • Click here to learn more about the other Essential Skills