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Power Engineering

Red Deer College

Red Deer College

www.rdc.ab.ca

Red Deer College (RDC) is a comprehensive community college serving more than 7,500 credit students, 3,000 Apprentices and 13,000 Continuing Education students. Award-winning programs and athletic teams along with affordable tuition and small class size make RDC a great choice for students.

 

RDC offers over 75 program options including certificates, diplomas, apprenticeship and industry training, university transfers, degree completion in education and nursing and applied degrees and graduate certificates.

 

Programs offered include administrative professional, business administration, early learning and childcare, educational assistant, electrical and mechanical engineering, international business, kinesiology and sport studies, medical laboratory assistant, music, legal assistant, occupational therapist and physiotherapist assistant, pharmacy technician, practical nurse, social work, theatre and visual art.

 

University transfer programs are available in arts, biological sciences, commerce, communications, earth sciences, education, engineering, forestry, French history, mathematics, nutrition, philosophy, pre-professional studies including chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.

 

Degree completion programs are offered in partnership with the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary at RDC for collaborative bachelor degree programs in education, nursing and social work.

 

Apprenticeship and trades training prepare students for a career in automotive, carpentry, cook, electrician, heavy equipment, instrumentation, locksmith, millwright, parts, plumbing, rig technician, sprinkler systems, steamfitter/pipefitter, water well driller and welding.

Contact

Registrar's Office
Red Deer College
100 College Boulevard
Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N5H5, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 72 - 72 Hour(s)

    Part A

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

Power Engineers operate and maintain the machinery and equipment that provide power, heat, refrigeration and other industrial services, including boilers, steam and gas turbines, generators, gas and diesel engines, pumps, condensers, compressors and pressure vessels. In Alberta, power engineers are certified by the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA). There are five levels of certification, advancing from Fifth Class up to First Class. Students should contact ABSA for the latest information about power engineering certification requirements. Visit www.absa.ca for complete details. Part A and B of the 4th Class Power Engineering Theory course have been developed to meet the requirements of the Safety Codes Act, Power Engineers Regulation and are a mandatory step to obtain a 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate. Successful completion of both Part A & B Theory courses is required to receive full credit and to be eligible to challenge the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) 4th Class Part A exam. An 80% attendance record is also required for all ABSA recognized courses. For further information visit our website at http://rdc.ab.ca/continuing-education/continuing-education


Distance Delivery Options

On-line and in class


Transfer(s) Elegibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 13, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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