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Power Engineering Power Engineering - 4th class Part A

Portage College

Portage College
This program is designed for persons who are seeking entrance or progression in the power engineering field. Power Engineers are skilled workers who operate and maintain equipment in a power plant. Power Engineers work with internal combustion engines, steam and gas turbines, pumps, air-conditioning units, building heating systems, and steam and hot water boilers providing utilities such as heat, climate control and electrical power for industrial processes or building operations. The Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) will issue a 4th, 3rd 2nd and 1st class Interprovincial Power Engineer's Certificate to a person who: 1. meets the prerequisites set forth in the Power Engineer's Regulations under the Alberta Safety Codes Act, and 2. passes the Alberta Boilers Safety Association administered examinations. A student seeking proper training will enter into this field beginning at the 4th class level, then progress into the 3rd, 2nd, and 1st class levels, respectively.

Box 417, 9531 - 94 Avenue
Lac La Biche, Alberta, T0A2C0, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Grade 12 Diploma, 65% in English 10/13 or English 10-1 or 10-2, Math 10/13 or Math 10C or Math 10 (Applied or Pure). Recommended Math 30-1 or 30-2 and Physics 10 or Science 10. 

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Updated September 30, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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