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In this Fourth Class Power Engineering program you will receive training in boiler operations, air conditioning, heating, refrigeration and water treatment systems. In this program, courses are taught through classroom training, two three-week lab requirements in Saskatoon and one work placement.
Full-time/Part-time – FT
Length – 9 months
Location – Swift Current
Dates – September – May
Approximate Tuition – $4,850
Credential – Certificate
Credit Granting Institute – Saskatchewan Polytechnic
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
You will study Fourth Class interprovincial standardized material as preparation to challenge the interprovincial Fourth Class examinations, and write the provincial exam to obtain the Refrigeration Engineers Certificate required to operate larger refrigeration plants in Saskatchewan. As a graduate of this full-time program you may go straight into the workforce or enrol in Third Class Power Engineering after receiving your certificate
- Grade 12 with Foundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus 30
- Minimum overall average of 65% using a specific combination of subjects
- English language requirement
Please note that if you do not meet these entrance requirements, special admissions options may be available.
Graduates are prepared to work as power engineers or process operators in utility and power plants, refineries, hospitals, pulp and paper mills, breweries, mines, heavy oil upgraders and gas processing, fertilizer or chemical plants.
The average annual salary for power engineers and power systems operators in Saskatchewan is $81,000, based on a 40-hour work week, according to the provincial government’s 2013 Saskatchewan Wage Survey. Those who worked in the forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying and oil and gas sectors earned an average of $97,489 based on a 40-hour work week.
Apply before April 30, you may be eligible for a $500 Entrance Scholarship. Apply before June 30, if you are in Grade 11 and have a 70% average, you may be eligible for a $1,000 Early Entrance Award.
FIND OUT MORE
To find out more about the Power Engineering Fourth Class program, book an appointment with a student adviser today.
Toll-free: (866) 296-2472
Swift Current: (306) 773-1531
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