Skip to main content

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Apprenticeship

Alberta Journeyman Certificate

4 years; 8 weeks at RDP + minimum 1,560 hours on-the-job training each year

-Main Campus

Red Deer Polytechnic offers the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) program, one of the many apprenticeship training options available for students. Apprenticeship is a career option that involves both classroom and on-the-job training. To learn the skills required of an Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) in Alberta and to be issued an Alberta Journeyman Certificate, a person must find a suitable employer who is willing to hire and train an apprentice. For more information, please visit the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training website.

Continue Your Learning

If you have a valid Alberta Journeyman Certificate, you are eligible to receive a Blue Seal business credential after completing the necessary requirements.

Employment Opportunites

Journeyman Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) find employment in construction, maintenance, machine shops, stock keeping and sales. They are employed by manufacturing, processing, and construction companies as well as amusement parks and ski hills. Those employed in construction may experience periods of unemployment. Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights) are exposed to the duties involved in a variety of other trades, and therefore can be good candidates for promotion to supervisory and superintendent positions.

We understand that you still have questions about the programs.
You can talk to us and we can help.

Apprentice Info


Contact RDP

View Our Campuses

Virtual Tour

Get to Know Us

View our Faculty & Staff Biographies