START: Introduction to Millwright


Free credit course. Apply today.

This hands-on program provides the opportunity to explore and develop skills to pursue entry-level careers in automation, advanced manufacturing and related sectors.

How to apply:

Fill out the online application form or call 905-575-2489 if you have any questions.


1845 Main Street West, Hamilton


January 20 - March 6

Monday - Friday
9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Apply Online

What you'll learn:

  • Insight into careers in the automation sector, processes and technologies
  • Workplace culture and safety
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Practical skills development in tool use, pneumatic systems, and process control
  • Development of essential employability skills


  • Health and Safety Certifications, including CPR/First Aid
  • Complete forklift training


Explore pathways directly into employment in:

  • Steel, automotive, plastics industries
  • Industrial automation
  • Food/Chemical processing

Explore pathways into further education:

  • More details coming soon

Student eligibility

We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, apprenticeship)
  • Live within the community in which the course(s) is being offered
  • High school completion is not a requirement

We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.

Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489

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This project is funded by the government of Canada’s Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness Program