If you like working with machinery, enjoy solving mechanical problems and are good with your hands, check out Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Industrial Mechanics program. You’ll get the basic knowledge and skills you need to install, repair, overhaul and maintain stationary, industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.
Demand for industrial mechanics—also called millwrights—is high across western Canada. Oil & gas and mining are big employers, but there’s also demand in manufacturing, milling, power generation and chemical plants.
Industrial Mechanics is a one-year certificate program offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus, Regina campus and Saskatoon campus. Working in well-equipped shops with highly qualified instructors, you’ll get practical, hands-on training in:
- basic math, drafting and blueprint reading
- basic welding, fabrication and installation
- conveyance systems, pumps and pipe fitting
- mechanical components
- preventative maintenance
- using tools of the trade
50% Shop Time, 50% Class Time
Hands-on learning means you’ll spend much of your time applying what you learn in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s well-equipped shops. Strong industry support for our students means you’ll work with the latest tools and equipment. You’ll also get a chance to apply your skills during a two-week work experience.
With this Saskatchewan Polytechnic credential, you may be eligible for credit towards apprenticeship training. To learn more, contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).