Millwright School & Courses

Millwright Apprentice Training introduces trainees to the preparation and design of milling machinery.

Online Milling Machinery Training

Investing in tailored, online training will expand your employees' milling abilities, as well as equip your millwrights with the most advanced skills to install, maintain, dismantle, and move heavy milling machinery with acute expertise.

Penn Foster's self-paced millwright courses provide professional craftsmen with online training experiences and dynamic academic studies to perform as highly qualified individuals committed to your bottom line. Enrolled in a millwright apprenticeship, trainees will concentrate on hydraulic systems, welding and detailed guidelines for milling machinery. Tradesmen trainees learn the necessary skills for the leveling, alignment and erection of industrial machinery at various job sites, from factories and steel mills to assembly plants and construction sites, according to blueprints, layout drawings and other schematics.

Trainees who complete the online millwright training program will also gain knowledge in the following areas:

Improve the milling skills of your organization's tradesmen by providing tailored, online milling training and apprenticeships program. Advance your employees' careers and contact us today!

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Millwright Apprentice Training Course List


Basic Industrial MathBlock X21
Addition and Subtraction 186008
Multiplication and Division 186009
Fractions, Percents, Proportions, and Angles 186010
Metric System 186011
Formulas 186012
Introduction to Algebra 186013
Practical MeasurementsBlock X22
Linear and Distance Measurement 186021
Bulk Measurement 186022
Temperature Measurement 186023
Energy, Force, and Power 186024
Fluid Measurement 186025
Quality Concepts: Tools and Applications 186036
Trades Safety: Getting Started186001
Working Safely with Chemicals186002
Fire Safety186003
Material Handling Safety186006
Electrical Safety for the Trades186005
Working Safely with Electricity (Video)VB06XX
Jobs, Companies, and the Economy: Basic Concepts for Employees186034
Quality Concepts: Tools and Applications186036
Manufacturing Processes2520A-D
Reading Shop Prints6720A-B
Common Hand Tools, Part 1186052
Common Hand Tools, Part 2186053
Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 1186068
Electric Drilling and Grinding Tools186054
Power Cutting Tools186055
Pneumatic Hand Tools186056
Electricians' Tools006026
Tool Grinding and Sharpening186057
Woodworking Hand Tools186058
Routers, Power Planers, and Sanders186059
Jacks, Hoists, and Pullers186060
Preventive Maintenance286085
Preventive Maintenance Techniques286086
Basic Machining SkillsBlock X08
Practical Shop Math, Part 1 X0801
Practical Shop Math, Part 2 X0802
Practical Shop Measurement X0803
Safe Shop Practices X0804
Properties and Classifications of Metals X0805
Using Shop Drawings, Process, and Routing Sheets, Part 1 X0806
Using Shop Drawings, Process, and Routing Sheets, Part 2 X0807
Layout X0808
Metal Cutting and Machine Tooling, Part 1 X0809
Metal Cutting and Machine Tooling, Part 2 X0810
Metal Cutting Machinery, Part 1 X0811
Metal Cutting Machinery, Part 2 X0812
Fundamentals of Grinding X0813
CNC Machine Tool Features and Applications X0814
Machine Shop Safety186007


Bearings and Seals, Part 1286093
Bearings and Seals, Part 2286094
Industrial Seals (Video)VS62XX
Lubrication, Part 1286091
Lubrication, Part 2286092
Materials Handling2512
Sheet Metal Hand Processes6712A-B
Sheet Metal Machine Processes6716
Machine Sketching5807
Principles of Mechanics, Part 1286007
Principles of Mechanics, Part 2286008
Mechanical Power Transmission286015
Belt Power Transmission2607A-B
Hydraulic Power Basics286060
Hydraulic Components: Actuators, Pumps and Motors286061
Hydraulic Components: Conductors, Conditioners and Fluids286062
Hydraulic Power System Control286063
Interpreting Hydraulic System Schematics286064
Hydraulic Power System Troubleshooting286065
Fluid Power (Video)VB24XX
Pumps, Part 1286001
Pumps, Part 2286002
Pumps, Part 3286003
Pneumatic Instrumentation for the Technician286M01
Pneumatics (Video)VS21XX
Fundamental Principles of Rigging Technology286016
Planning the Rigging Operation286017
Working with Rigging Tools, Part 1286018
Working with Rigging Tools, Part 2286019
Rigging: Lifting Equipment and Applications, Part 1286020
Rigging: Lifting Equipment and Applications, Part 2286021
Air Compressors, Part 1286013
Air Compressors, Part 2286014
Fundamentals of Welding, Part 1286025
Fundamentals of Welding, Part 2286066
Safe Handling of Pressurized Gases and Welding186004
Welding Shop Safety (Video)VB26XX
Gas Welding Techniques6276A-C
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Techniques, Part 1286030
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Techniques, Part 2286031
Common Thermal Cutting Processes286028
Introduction to Oxyfuel Welding (Video)VS08XX
Industrial Plumbing and PipefittingBlock D20
The Trades of Plumbing and Pipefitting286040
Pipes, Fittings, and Valves286041
Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools286042
Joining and Assembling Pipes286043
Supporting, Installing, and Testing Pipes286044
Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances286045
Tanks, Pumps, and Boilers286046
Insulation for Piping and Ducting286047
Predictive Maintenance286087
Predictive Maintenance: Vibration Analysis286088
Predictive Maintenance: Advanced Topics286089
Clutches and Brakes (Video)VS65XX
Gears and Gear Systems (Video)VS66XX
Shaft Joining and Coupling Devices (Video)VS67XX
Enclosed Drive Systems (Video)VS68XX
Complete Drive Packages (Video)VS69XX

Estimated Program Duration: 821 hours (excluding videos).

Number of Exams: 104.

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