Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5415
First Term: 2013 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16-34
CIP Code: 48.0703

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 51-7011, 51-7031, 51-7032, 51-7041, 51-7042, 51-7099


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Millwrighting program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the millwrighting trade. Coursework includes courses in millwrighting and welding. Specifically, the courses train apprentices to safely handle both shop and field jobs, to lay out and erect industrial machinery, to operate welding equipment, and to design, install, turbines, optics, conveyor systems, solar installation, and operate systems inherent to the millwrighting trade. Upon the completion of this apprenticeship program, students are considered journey men in the millwrighting trade.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester




Required Courses
Students should select from sixteen (16) to thirty-four (34) credits from the following courses based on their apprenticeship standing upon program enrollment and in consultation with Apprenticeship Program Coordinator.

+ MWR101 Introduction to Millwrighting I 2
+ MWR102 Introduction to Millwrighting II: OSHA Safety 2
+ MWR103 Machinery Installation and Erection I 2
+ MWR104 Machinery Installation and Erection II 2
+ MWR105 Millwrighting General Skills 2
+ MWR106 Math for Millwrighting, Hand, Power and Precision Tools 2
+ MWR107 Drives, Pulleys and Belts 2
+ MWR108 Blueprint Reading for Millwrighting I 2
+ MWR109 Turbine Familiarization 2
+ MWR201 Optics and Machinery Alignment 2
+ MWR202 Conveyor Systems 2
+ MWR203 Specialty Machinery I 5
+ MWR204 Specialty Machinery II 5
+ MWR205 Machinery Shaft Alignment 2
+ MWR206 Rigging Hardware and Procedures 2
+ MWR207 Advanced Precision Alignment Instruments 2
+ MWR208 Pumps, Compressors and Flow Seals 2
+ MWR209 Introduction to Wind Turbines 2
+ MWR210 Introduction to Solar Installations 2
+ WLD100 Basic Welding 2
WLD101 Welding I 3
+ WLD201 Welding II 3
+ TDR/WLD202 Construction Welding III 3
+ WLD214 American Welding Society Certification Preparation 2
+ WLD215AA Weld Fabrication I for Millwrighting 2
+ WLD215AB Weld Fabrication II for Millwrighting 2
Credits: 16-34

Program Competencies
1. Identify, use, and care for tools used in the millwright trade. (MWR101, MWR103, MWR106)
2. List and demonstrate job safety procedures for both job and field work. (MWR101, MWR102)
3. Solve basic mathematical problems encountered in the millwright trades. (MWR106)
4. Demonstrate basic drafting skills. (MWR103)
5. Calculate safe loads and configure knots, hitches, and slings. (MWR103)
6. Calculate weight and strength tolerances for steel beams and other structural forms. (MWR103, MWR106)
7. Read and interpret specifications and details from drawings needed for the layout and erection of machinery. (MWR103, MWR104, MWR107)
8. List the correct procedural steps necessary to erect industrial machinery. (MWR103, MWR104)
9. List steps used in the inspection and operation of equipment and processes along with proper selection and use of precision tools to verify tolerances. (MWR105)
10. Demonstrate proper layout and machine features including shop drawings and specifications. (MWR105)
11. Demonstrate effect of heating and cooling on various metals, stress in metals, metric conversion tables and proper operation of oxy-acetylene equipment. (MWR106)
12. Identify drive specifications, components, installation sequence and use rigging equipment to locate set drive components in place while using proper use of log-out/tag-out procedures. (MWR107)
13. Identify types of drawings and nomenclature for millwright trade including techniques for freehand sketching. (MWR108)
14. Identify turbine components, functions and safety issues. (MWR109)
15. Assemble and disassemble stainless steel tubing while demonstrating proper technique to install pant leg washer, lock wiring fasteners and use of hydraulic tooling. (MWR109)
16. Properly set up and operate optical instruments used in the layout, installation, and alignment of machinery and machine components transit and laser levels. (MWR201)
17. Properly set up, layout and alignment of machinery, equipment, and conveyor systems. (MWR202)
18. Demonstrate proper alignment procedures and analyze effects of improper installation on maintenance. (MWR202)
19. Disassemble, clean, inspect and reassemble a typical hydraulic cylinder and it components. (MWR203)
20. Disassemble, clean, inspect and reassemble various compressors and components. (MWR203)
21. Layout and install a simple hydraulic system and its components. (MWR203)
22. Properly install and erect industrial machinery and equipment. (MWR204)
23. Identify computer system components, shaft alignment principles, readings, indicators and three types of alignment methods. (MWR205)
24. Demonstrate proper voice and hand signals, safety standards and rigging regulations. (MWR206)
25. Identify types of rigging hardware, slings, knots and calculate center of gravity for asymmetrical loads. (MWR206)
26. List optical digital instrument components, operating principles, computer aided precision instrument setup. (MWR207)
27. Calculate specific weight, gauge pressure and gravity of various liquids. (MWR208)
28. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of pump operation, mechanical seals, hydraulic units and compressors. (MWR208)
29. Demonstrate basic welding shop procedures including personal protection, weld techniques, modes, electrodes, positioning and securing equipment. (WLD100)
30. Properly operate arc welding and oxyacetylene equipment. (WLD101)
31. Explain advanced principles and techniques of heliarc welding and mig welding for ferrous and nonferrous metals. (WLD201)
32. Demonstrate specific metal arc welding procedures including gas tungsten using blueprints and weld symbol reading and joint layout preparation. (WLD202)
33. Demonstrate knowledge of American Welding Society certification and safety procedures. (WLD214)
34. Operate welder and arc welder and demonstrate proper weld of various metals and use of common weld positions. (WLD214)
35. Identify components and characteristics of wind turbine and solar panel systems including safety operation procedures. (MWR209, MWR210)
36. Describe proper layout, orienting mounting, inspection and lubrication systems for wind turbine and solar panel systems. (MWR209, MWR210)
37. Demonstrate ability to accurately cut, shape, grind materials, assemble and attach parts and complete layout and fabrication projects. (WLD215AA, WLD215AB)
Last Updated: October 23, 2012

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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