Keyano College

Process Operations

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Program Information

School:Keyano College
Faculty:Trades and Heavy Industrial
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering
Description:The two-year Process Operator Co-op program prepares students for entry-level positions in mineral and hydrocarbon processing primarily focused on the major oilsands companies. The program trains students in Power Engineering and Process Operations and has been offered at Keyano College since 2001. The program was developed as a result of identified needs from industry to have process operators with power engineering certification.

If you are interested in having a direct impact on the day-to-day operations of the local oil sands plants, the Process Operations Co-op program is a great way to develop the skills you need. Designed to meet the oil sands industry's need for process operators with power engineering certification, this two-year program provides you with practical hands-on education. Through a progression of classroom instruction linked directly to the workplace you'll have the opportunity to gain real, paid experience while you learn. Students graduate as fully qualified 4th Class and 3rd Class Part A Power Engineers with a Process Operations Certificate.
URL:Process Operations at Keyano College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,761
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Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Mathematics 
  •   Physics  or   Science 

No previous experience is necessary. However, applicants must have a high school diploma or GED with minimum English 20/23 or English 20-1 or 20-2, Math 20/23 or Math 20 Pure/Applied, and Physics 20 or Science 20 or equivalent post-secondary education.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 12, 2009