Millwright Level Four


 Covers conveyors, troubleshooting and repairing conveyors, conventional alignment, pumps, troubleshooting and repairing pumps, compressors and compressor maintenance, basic pneumatic systems, troubleshooting and repairing pneumatic equipment, basic hydraulic systems, troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic equipment, troubleshooting and repairing gearboxes.


 (Total Level Hours: 150)

 15401-08 Conveyors (5 Hours)

 Describes the types of conveyor systems and their principles of operation.

 15402-08 Troubleshooting and Repairing Conveyors (12.5 Hours)

Describes maintaining and repairing belt, roller, chain, screw, and pneumatic conveyors.

 15403-08 Conventional Alignment (30 Hours)

 Explains the procedures involved in aligning shafts, first with straight edge and feeler gauges, then with dial indicators.

15404-08 Pumps (20 Hours)

 Describes the common types of pumps and their principles of operation. Explains centrifugal, rotary, reciprocating and metering pumps. Also explains net positive suction head and cavitation.

15405-08 Troubleshooting and Repairing Pumps (7.5 Hours)

 Describes inspecting, troubleshooting, assembling and disassembling pumps. Explains installing pumps, and preparing them for start-up. Discusses shutdown, repair, and removal of pumps from system.

15406-08 Compressors and Compressor Maintenance (20 Hours)

 Describes types of compressors, their principles of maintenance, and the troubleshooting and maintenance procedures associated with compressors.

15407-08 Basic Pneumatic Systems (7.5 Hours)

 Explains pneumatic system components and compressed-air treatment. Introduces equipment auxiliary and special application equipment used with compressors and with tools.

15408-08 Troubleshooting and Repairing Pneumatic Equipment (10 Hours)

 Explains repair and maintenance of pneumatic system components. Describes troubleshooting process and methods, including pressure sensors and flow sensors.

15409-08 Basic Hydraulic Systems (10 Hours)

 Describes principles and types of hydraulic equipment and safety procedures. Describes application of hydraulic equipment.

15410-08 Troubleshooting and Repairing Hydraulic Equipment (7.5 Hours)

 Explains inspecting hydraulic system, diagnosing problems, and repairing systems. Shows how to read hydraulic schematic symbols.

15411-08 Troubleshooting and Repairing Gearboxes (20 Hours)

 Describes types and operation of gearboxes, and gearbox diagnostics. Explains how to troubleshoot, remove, and disassemble gearboxes, how to identify gear wear patterns, and how to install and maintain gearboxes.

 Step by Step


  • Starting your journey

    These study materials are designed to enable self-study for written assessments. Training courses using these materials are also available for Journeyman and in-person performance assessments at designated testing facilities.


  • Becoming familiar with course material.

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  • Setting aside time

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  • Testing and Courses

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