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Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprentice

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Please Note:  You must have a signed apprenticeship contract before enrolling in apprentice-related instruction. For assistance with the apprenticeship process contact the appropriate Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards Training Representative or the technical college offering related instruction.

Offered At These Colleges:
Chippewa Valley
Fox Valley
Madison Area
Northeast Wisconsin
Southwest Wisconsin
Waukesha County
Wisconsin Indianhead

Maintenance Mechanics and Millwrights install, dismantle or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints or other drawings. They keep machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipefitting, boiler making, insulating, welding, machining, carpentry, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, installing; aligning and balancing new equipment and repairing buildings, floors or stairs.

Work Requirements:

Training Details:
4-year training program
7,424 hours on-the-job training
576 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
The apprentice is taught the theory and the knowledge related to safety procedures while working with electrical components. Instruction also consists of local, state, and national electrical codes pertaining to the industrial application.

Application Requirements:
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Entry requirements vary by employer
High school diploma or equivalent
Physically able to perform trade
Applicants apply directly to participating employers

Median Salary After Completion:

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