• Millwright

    Purpose of the qualification

    The purpose of the qualification is to provide students with training at a level which would enable them to work efficiently as a millwright and to handle the challenges posed by the industry.

    What will the students learn?

    The manufacturing and production industry is characterized by technologically sophisticated automated systems that make use of mechanics, electronics and electrical engineering. These systems can also be integrated with control and information technology.

    The following is a condensed version of the curriculum:

    • Designing series and parallel circuits
    • Designing and wiring of distribution boards
    • Designing and wiring of wiring channels
    • Performing installation tests on wiring systems
    • Performing motor tests on single phase and three phase motors
    • Knowledge of motor starter panes (star-delta, forward / backward, and start sequence of electric motors)
    • Programming of  VSD starters
    • Knowledge of current and voltage transformers and load balancing using calculations
    • Knowledge of basic programming and wiring of basic circuits
    • Knowledge of basic electronics and the construction of smaller circuits as well as fault-finding and soldering.
    • The dismantling, diagnosis, repair and assembly of gearboxes, pumps and lower units.
    • Knowledge of the different types of chain / belt and axle alignment with a tolerance of  0,05 mm
    • Knowledge of the functioning of braking systems
    • Designing and building of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
    • Knowledge of hoisting equipment and the practical implementation of the task
    • Knowledge of the basic principles of various welding methods and penetrations

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    Curriculum: Millwright curriculum 2014

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