Industrial Maintenance Mechanical Techniques

Ontario College Certificate | Code: 1351

Please note:

This program credential is suspended, however, courses are available for registration

About the program

This program will provide students with the skills necessary to troubleshoot, repair and maintain heavy industrial and plant equipment. The program will focus on installing and removing industrial equipment. The program offers related practical training and provides students with the same theoretical knowledge as the industrial mechanic (millwright) trade program.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older

Note re: admission requirements

  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  • Operate standard machine shop equipment safely and according to operating instructions.
  • Apply current fabrication and welding technologies to support the manufacture of mechanical components from material preparation to completion.
  • Use rigging equipment for the purpose of lifting, pulling and machine moving safely and in compliance with industry practices.
  • Analyze and solve routine trade problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanics.
  • Produce, interpret and modify basic technical blueprints and other related technical documents.
  • Perform routine maintenance, troubleshooting and repair activities for fluid power components and systems according to required specifications.
  • Install, align, and maintain the mechanical components of mechanical systems, including prime movers, according to required specifications.
  • Perform routine installation, repairs and maintenance for various types of conveyors and their individual components according to manufacturer specifications and industry best practice.
  • Perform routine quality inspection and control activities such as vibration analysis to uncover issues and perform adjustments during machine start-up according to standards and requirements.
  • Contribute to the planning, execution and evaluation of fabrication projects.
  • Perform technical measurements accurately using appropriate instrumentation and techniques.

Program related resources

Program contact

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Upcoming Registrations

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Spring Registration: February 3, 2020
Fall Registration: July 6, 2020