The millwright is trained to install, dismantle or move machinery and heavy equipment according to engineered plans, blueprints or other drawings. The skill level of the millwright ranges from rigger, welder and machine repairman to fabricator, pipefitter and machine reconditioner.

Career Outlook

Openings for millwrights will be found in areas where manufacturing activity is high. Related vocations are also a possibility, with pipefitters and riggers, machine
repairmen, structural iron and steel workers being in
high demand.

Program Sequence

Download the program sheet for an example of the program sequence.

Gainful Employment

Gainful employment information for NSCC’s certificate programs can be found online, including the estimated cost of the program, average student loan debt and types of jobs available.