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Millwright Apprenticeship - MCIRCC

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

Approximately 640 hours of classroom instruction; and a minimum of 4,400 hours of supervised practical experience over four years.

Dates:

October 2011 - Present.

Objectives:

See “Learner Outcomes” for each of the individual courses that comprise the apprenticeship. 

Instruction:

The components listed below constitute the Millwright Apprenticeship conducted by the Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC). The apprenticeship consists of four years of combined classroom instruction and supervised practical experience under the close supervision of experienced supervisors. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience. Due to the integrated nature of the curriculum as it unfolds over four years, the descriptions, which appear below, reflect the content areas and course titles within degree programs where credit may be awarded.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 39 semester hours, as applied across the following courses listed below. NOTE: Students must successfully complete all courses to access the credit recommendation.

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Credit recommendation:
Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week).

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: inspect and operate Powered Industrial Hard Tire Powered Industrial Truck Operator; install the different sections of the conveyor to specification of the manufacture; Analyze the different types of conveyors, monorails and racks and explain their uses; layout, and/or transfer reference lines and points to the floor conveyors system; and install the Hytrol conveyor system to the specification of the manufacturer.

Instruction:

Major topics include: inspect and operate hard tire forklift, OSHA standards and regulations, installation and operation of Hytrol floor conveyor system, and blueprints.  Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week).

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: safely operate laser equipment according to OSHA regulations listed in 29 CFE-Part 1926.54; use Optalign Laser Alignment System to measure machinery alignment accuracy; and take readings using the Brunson Precision Optical Level. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: OSHA regulations and standards, laser equipment, machinery alignment, and proper use of hand and power tools. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week)

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: perform a pre-alignment check on various types of pumps; evaluate a shaft misalignment to quantify the degree of misalignment; demonstrate the process to use rate of change to calculate shim corrections; use feeler gages to check for soft foot of the pump; measure back sag and adjust shaft positions measurement readings taken from dial indicators; mount a dial indicator and take accurate readings; align shafts using the rim-and-face method; and properly and safely use hand and power tools.

Instruction:

Major topics include: machine alignment, pumps, shim corrections, feeler gages, dial indicators, readings, rim-and-face method, and use and handling of tools. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week).

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use ratios to straight edge align shafts; explain rim/face dial indicating; calculate shim corrections for rim/face alignment using the rate of change to calculate skim correction; perform reverse dial indicators procedures; calculate thermal growth on rotating machinery; and properly and safely use hand and power tools.

Instruction:

Major topics include: machine alignment, rim/face dial indicating, shim corrections, rotating machinery and thermal growth. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week).

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: interpret blueprints; install a mechanical gear box; install machinery; perform procedures for laying out, establishing elevation, rigging and installation of a Gear bear; align the shaft into the gear box using the Pino Wire method; and properly and safely use appropriate tools to install a mechanical gear box.

Instruction:

Major topics include: blueprint reading, installing a mechanical gear box, Pino Wire method, and various power and hand tools. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week).

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: read a mechanical print; perform a visual inspection and pump check of a Centrifugal pump; perform pump removal and disassembly with and without the pump case; layout and cut a gasket for a Centrifugal pump; and install a component mechanical seal. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: mechanical print reading, inspection and pump check, Centrifugal pumps, pump removal, gaskets, and mechanical seals. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

40 hours (1 week).

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe safety precautions and the purpose of hand and power tools; use and maintain various precision tools; use proper procedures on installation using common fasteners; interpret and use blueprints; use mathematical calculations to perform work; and properly and safely use hand and power tools. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: hand and power tool use and safety, precision tools, installation using fasteners, blueprint reading, and technical math. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Millwright, or Construction Technology (9/16).

Location:

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length:

4,400 hours of supervised practical experience over four years.

Dates:

October 2011 – Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: apply all knowledge, skills, and techniques developed during the course of the apprenticeship program in the field.

Instruction:

Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 12 semester hours in Millwright, or Construction Technology (9/16). NOTE: For all four years, the maximum is 12 semester hours upon completion of the program. (Minimum of 4,400 hours of supervised practical experience over 4 years).

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