Durham College

Mechanical Techniques - Industrial

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Applied Sciences, Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades & Technology
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Description:This program is designed for those intending to pursue a career as an industrial mechanic millwright. The unique delivery of this curriculum is of interest to those who are unable to attend college on a full time basis, but wish to prepare for a career change. The program focuses on the installation, service, repair and overhaul of industrial mechanical equipment. Theory is delivered online and practical components are delivered on Saturdays. Students can contact their teacher by e-mail, phone or they can arrange a tutorial.

Graduates of the program would be eligible to enter the second year of the Mechanical Technician Mechanical Maintenance and Control program and would also be eligible to challenge a trade exemption examination for the first year of the industrial mechanic millwright apprenticeship program. Students graduate with an Ontario College Certificate. Employment opportunities include apprentice industrial mechanic millwright or construction millwright, inside or outside salesperson for mechanical or fluid power transmission distributor, and entry-level position as a machine builder, junior mechanic, or technician.

Please note that this program has monthly intakes.
URL:Mechanical Techniques - Industrial at Durham College
Length:38 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,220
Careers:Air Transport Ramp Attendants

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

In addition to the prerequisite courses, applicants must have an OSSD, GED, ACE (BTSD), or Mature Student Status. Applicants must have an internet capable computer with minimum 56k modem.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 28, 2009