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Power Engineering (Part-time & Distance)

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Industrial development continues to result in the expansion of work responsibilities for Power Engineers. Provincial legislation requires the certification of employees before they assume responsibilities in heating and power plants.

In Alberta, Power Engineers are certified by the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA). There are five levels of certification, advancing from Fifth Class to First Class. NAIT's Power Engineering courses prepare students to challenge the provincial certification exam for Fifth Class through to Second Class, Part A. Students should contact ABSA for the latest information about Power Engineering certification requirements. Students planning to work outside Alberta should contact the provincial/territorial certification organization in their area.

NAIT's part-time, and online Power Engineering courses are offered from the 5th to the 2nd class level, and are designed to help prepare students to write the ABSA Administered Provincial Examinations.


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    Number of courses varies by level

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

Power your employability and career advancements by enrolling in NAIT's Power Engineering part-time and distance offerings and get on your way to a very rewarding career. For more information, please visit Power Engineering (Part-time & Distance)

Distance Delivery Options

Computer Managed Learning or Evening and Weekends

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

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

Updated May 01, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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