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Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship

Maintenance mechanics and millwrights are responsible for the upkeep of tools, equipment, and facilities that keep a company’s operations running smoothly. They install, dismantle, and move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings. 

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Area of Study: Manufacturing

Program Length 

  • 4 years 
  • 7,424 hours on-the-job training
  • 576 hours paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction may be required


Christina Jungwirth

What will I learn?

Your training and instruction will cover 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. 

You’ll prepare for duties in: 

  • Pipefitting
  • Boiler making  
  • Insulating 
  • Welding 
  • Machining 
  • Carpentry 
  • Repairing electrical or mechanical equipment 
  • Installingaligning, and balancing new equipment  
  • Repairing buildings, floors, and stairs 

Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.