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Power Engineering 3rd Class

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Program Year

2017-2018

Program Length

32 weeks

Program Description

Power Engineering 3rd Class is an Alberta certification by which the operation and maintenance of boilers and associated equipment in heating plants and other industrial settings are governed. This program is delivered completely online, supported by recorded lectures, supplemental information, quizzes, assignments, tutoring as required, optional tours, and lab days if needed. This program prepares students to write Parts A1, A2, B1, and B2 of the Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA) Certification Exams. Note that there is also a firing time requirement for 3rd Class Power Engineer certification, which may either be accomplished at an approved power/steam facility or through attending an approved Power Lab. This program is delivered with flexible offerings. Students can take the courses in any order and may start each course in whichever offerings they choose.

Fees (select to view):
https://www.northernlakescollege.ca/Fees/PowerEngineering3rdClass2016-2017.pdf

Program Delivery

Online learning program supported by recorded lectures, online quizzes, online exams, tutorial sessions, and internet conferencing. Students will study from their select locations and at their own preferred time of day but have specific deadlines to meet. Access to a high-speed internet-connected computer with a headset or speakers/microphone is required.

Students can take the courses in any order and may start each course in whichever offerings they choose.

Locations

Aug 01, 2017 - Jun 30, 2018 - Available Anywhere; Oct 03, 2017 - Jun 07, 2018 - Available Anywhere; Feb 07, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018 - Available Anywhere

Academic Requirements

Valid 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate of Competency from Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA) or equivalent.

Other Requirements

Employers typically require employees to have a High School Diploma or a General Educational Development diploma (GED).

Transferability

N/A